Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Quiet Elegance - DIY Maxi Skirt - Grab Free Pattern in 9 sizes

Hey !  I'm thrilled to share my latest sewing project with you all. In my newest tutorial, I'll be showing you how to create a stunning tiered maxi skirt from scratch, complete with pockets for added style and functionality! Whether you're a seasoned sewist or just starting out, this tutorial is perfect for all skill levels.

Join me as I guide you through each step of the process, from cutting the fabric to sewing the tiers and adding the finishing touches. Plus, I've included a free sewing pattern available in 9 sizes, so you can create the perfect fit for your body.

 Watch the full video tutorial here

Grab free pattern here

Don't miss out on this fabulous sewing project!

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Friday, May 24, 2024

Dramatic Jacket

 Hello Refashion Co-op. I used 2 old refashion projects to make a new refashion project. Let me show you what I did.

Mood fabrics posted this pink jacket on Instagram. (They are great to follow for sewing inspirations and free patterns and such.) I thought the jacket was so amazing and fun. I looked at it for a while and I realized I had some pieces I could use to make this jacket for myself. Sort of. 

I started with this jacket that I refashioned last year. It was cropped like the pink jacket. 

I also had this yellow dress that I shortened and shortened last year. I found it at a thrift store and I didn't mind cutting it up for the tulle in the skirt. 

I sewed the tulle to the hem of the jacket and I added some gold trim. Because I love adding trim. 

This was so fun and it only took a little while because I had the parts on hand. Thanks for reading along, for more pictures and details go to I Can Work With That.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tiered Ruffle Dress Sewing Tutorial


Hello !

I'm thrilled to show you a new tutorial  that's perfect for all levels, especially beginners! In this video, I guide you step-by-step through creating a beautiful tiered ruffle dress with ruffle shoulder straps and a flattering midi length.

What's even better? I've provided a free sewing pattern for you to download from here!

Watch the Full Tutorial Here

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Friday, May 17, 2024

Vintage Dress 2

 Hello Refashion Co-op. I had a few vintage dresses that I wanted to update so that I could wear them out in public for my regular activities. This is the second dress I refashioned. 

Before and after.

This light weight cotton house dress was super comfortable but it wasn't very flattering.

I wanted to make this dress into separates because I loved the colors and the fabric so much, I wanted to be able to wear it as much as possible. 

I hemmed the top so it would not fray.
 I also added elastic in the ends of the sleeves.I unpicked a few stitches and threaded the elastic through to make a puffed sleeve.

I used a zigzag stitch to attach the elastic to the skirt. 

I really liked how this turned out. Thanks for reading along, for more details and pictured go to I Can Work With That.

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Jumpsuit overall sewing + free pattern

 Hello! Today we'll be learning how to sew a jumpsuit overall.  Together, we'll go through each step, and by the end of this video, you'll have a fantastic jumpsuit that you can proudly wear. Check out my ealier video where I show how to make  perfect jumpsuit pattern or if you don't like drawing  grab free pattern from my site  and customize it to your liking .So, grab your sewing machine and let's get started!

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