Tag Archives: Sewing

Dolman Flutter Sleeve Hack Attempt #1

This week, I attempted a flutter sleeve hack on Kymy’s Dolman. I say attempted because I’m not quite satisfied with my result and am going to try again, but thought you all might like to follow along on my first try. This first attempt at hacking a flutter sleeve isn’t terrible, but it’s a bit understated […]

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Upcycled California Dress to Celebrate Earth Day

I’m a sucker for upcycling and re-using any type of fabric I can get my hands on. In my stash, I have several laundry baskets full of things to re-make into something else. Problem is, I have so much that I don’t have time to do it all. So when Ula over at Lulu & Celeste […]

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Kenzie’s Party Dress in Satin and Organza

This weekend, my younger daughter will make her First Communion and she asked for a fancy mama-made dress for the celebration. Until this week, I hadn’t sewn with “real” satin (I’m not counting the cheapy costume stuff used for Halloween) since I made my senior prom dress as a 4-H project over a decade ago (and my mom’s […]

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Dolman-Capsule Mash for Easter

My oldest daughter fell in love with this white daisies on mint knit and begged for it to be her Easter dress. All I had was two separate yard(ish) long cuts from a bargain lot, so we had to get creative to make my tall girl a modest dress. Luckily, I knew the Girl’s Capsule […]

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Carlie’s Dolman Hacked to Sheath Dress

As the Freestyle Harems Blog Tour wrapped up, I decided it was high time I turned my attention toward sewing up Easter clothes for my kiddos. I’m not sure how I let it slip to the end of my to-do list until less than 2 weeks before Easter, but since I have no time left to shop for specific […]

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