|~ Aqua-dot Top

Love makes us do crazy things. My dear friend Rachel asked for a pretty complicated swim top in exchange for taking my senior pictures, and I agreed to do it. Thankfully, it was an awesomely fun challenge. And guess what? It turned out! Her skirt is from Lime Ricki, although the grey color is no…

|~ The Gray Butterfly

 I had wanted one of these “butterfly” shirts for a while and had it on my secret wish-list. One day a delightful package from my grandma full of beautiful shirts arrived in the mail. Inside was a black light sweater material shirt just like I’d been picturing. It has fairly simple lines and I thought…

|~ Tabby

Super easy way to glam up a simple shirt… tabs!  Cut three strips of fabric 5″x2.5″  Fold in half, sew along each edge at 1/2″. Snip corners and turn right side out and iron.   With your shirt wrong-side out, place the folded edge of the tab on the outside of the shirt where you want…

|~ Star Headband

 This, my friends, anybody can do. for reals. It took like 15 minutes and zero skills.  From your denim scraps, lay two pieces of denim wrong-sides together and cut into star/flower shapes. I just used a simple shape I printed off the internet. Narrowish zigzag around the edges- just leave your needle in at the…

|~ Dark Denim Wide Waistband Skirt

 How’s that for a title? πŸ˜‰ I made this skirt to include in my “How To Sew Denim” eBook! It’s now available on freshmodesty.com. The eBook is a step-by-step fully-pictured tutorial on how to sew one for yourself. I drafted the wide waistband, copied the fly from a pair of jeans, learned how to do…