• Sewing

    Sewing: 20 minute Pencil Skirt

    Have nothing to wear? Sew up a new pencil skirt in a jiffy! All you need is about 1 yard of jersey knit fabric (or something with a little stretch that you would wear as a skirt), some matching thread, and a sewing machine. Pencil Skirt I have this wonderful high waisted skirt from Simons – I should have purchased 2 – it’s the perfect fit, and hasn’t faded one bit. I’m using it as my template. Put down your fabric and use a skirt…

  • Sewing,  Tutorials

    Tutorial: Headbands

    Have some scraps of jersey knit fabric? You need to make headbands! These twist headbands are inspired by a Pinterest pin from Honeybee Vintage. They are quick and easy – I made 7 in 2 hours…plus, stopping to take lots of photos. They make a great little addition to any gift. Update – new tutorial – wide headbands! Check it out, too. Headbands Mine measure 4 inches by 18 inches – however, next time, I think I’ll do 6 inches by 18 to get a…

  • Projects,  Sewing,  Tutorials

    Tutorial: Snap Infinity Scarf

    Snap Infinity Scarf Such a versatile look for spring and summer, especially if you use light weight fabric, like this jersey knit. This fabric is so fun – I purchased it on my trip last October to LA…heading to LA yourself – check out my tips on the fashion district!! So, this scarf is a snap infinity scarf – you’ll need a piece of fabric that is 56 inches by 56 inches, 11 no sew snaps, thread and your sewing machine or serger (or both!).…