Teal Box-Pleat Skirt

These box pleat skirts are seriously my favorites.  I will be making a tutorial soon.  I just need to find another fabric perfect for one. The fabric is a brocade that I used a while ago when I made a pencil-dress.  The best part about this skirt is that, like Sam’s, IT HAS POCKETS!  You…

Box Pleat Skirt, Self Drafted

Welcome back!  I have had this fabric for about 8 years, and have gone back and forth trying to figure out what to do with it.  I know a friend back in high-school had the same fabric and made a purse out of it.  I wanted to make a dress, but every-time I sew a…

The Kings’ Skirt

Hello Everyone!  Today starts an exciting cycle of all my dance team costumes that are finished!  “The Kings’ Skirt” is for the Illini West High School Dance Team.  This skirt is apart of a whole collection of skirts for this dance to the song “Gold.” The song summed up essentially states that everything that the…

From Sketch to Dress!

Hey Everyone!  So this dress I have just been so excited to share with you all!  This is my first dress EVER to make completely from scratch with no pattern.  My friend Jill sent me a pinterest picture of a really cute asymmetrical dress that she really wanted and wondered if I could make it…

Zoot Suit Riot Pants

Hey Everyone!!!!!! I love the song Zoot Suit Riot from the “Cherry Poppin’ Daddies,” it is one of my favorites, so when my advisor for my internship (with the Youth Performing Arts Society from Western Illinois University) asked for Zoot Suit Pants, I immediately had this song stuck in my head. Here is the musical…