Granny Chic: My Up-cycled Goodwill Dress

I did it! I completed my first up-cycle. And I let me just say, I need to do these more often! It was fun, quick and it was almost like a little brain exercise because you have to deconstruct and rebuild. Plus, my dress was only $6, so let's just say I saved a ton…

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Hey Sole Sister: Espadrille Kit Pattern Review

I did it! I made my own shoes! I can't tell you how much I am really proud of myself for completing the project. A year ago -heck, several years ago a project like this would've really intimidated me, but it came together very naturally. If you've been following me on Instagram then you know…

Flower child vibes: Simplicity 1059 pattern hack

I'm back with another pattern hack this week. And this time I made a flowy maxi dress for Spring! This dress made me feel like I stepped out of 2019 and right into 1970. It's so referential, but that's why I love it. I think my favorite fashion decade is the 1970s, to be honest.…

The perfect storm: A rain jacket pattern hack!

I know you're wondering how did I end up doing a pattern hack on a Spring jacket when there's so many patterns out there for this very garment. Well... it was a perfect storm. I had New Look 6585 in my pattern stash for the longest and I could not settle on a fabric that…

The most comfortable dress you’ll ever make: tips on working with jersey knit fabric!

Hey dolls! I don't think I've ever encountered a more creamy, dreamy pattern and fabric combo than this! The Kielo wrap dress pattern by Named was MADE for jersey knit. Like most of my discoveries, I saw this dress first on Instagram and I knew that I had to make it. This is the perfect…

Breaking all the rules! Pattern review: Simplicity Jiffy Dress 1059

I broke so many rules with this pattern! But more on that later. Let me start from the top. It's definitely an oldie but goodie. If you're not familiar with this pattern it's a vintage Simplicity pattern from 1969. I love this pattern because on some level I'd like to think my late aunt, who…

Be mine: DIY Clutch bag & Giveaway!

OMG! The day is here! My first giveaway on my blog! This is a win-win for everyone! Not only am I giving away this gorgeous DIY clutch -but I'm also including a tutorial so that you can make your own! Here's how the giveaway works: Subscribe to my blog! Follow me on Instagram @woolandflaxstudio Then…