Staging a Flatlay

Hi friends!  Today, we’re going to talk about how to stage a flatlay.  This was meant to be part of my Sewing Blog 101 series earlier this year, and somehow I never published it.  No worried, though.  It’s perfect for this month’s #SewMyStyle2018 prompt, lingerie!  One thing I’ve heard repeatedly from you all is that

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Lingerie Making Tips and Tricks

It’s the first full week of lingerie month for #SewMyStyle2018, and boy do I have a month planned for you!  Last week I shared some lingerie inspiration with you, plus the vocabulary of bra making and my favorite suppliers.  Today I’ve got a list of my favorite lingerie making tips and tricks for you so

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Bra Vocabulary

Happy Friday, everyone!  In honor of this month’s #SewMyStyle2018 theme being lingerie, I thought it might be helpful to have a post explaining some of the vocabulary of bra-making, and with some of my favorite sources for materials.  When I first started dabbling in making bras and undies, I was pretty intimidated!  You need certain

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Lingerie Inspiration and Patterns

Hello friends, and welcome to a new month of #SewMyStyle2018!  I’m really excited to be this month’s leader, with a lingerie theme.  Our pattern sponsor this month is Evie La Luve DIY, who has so many amazing patterns for you to try out.  And I’ll be here sharing my lingerie making experience, tips, tricks, resources

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Simplicity 8711 >> MaddieMadeThis.com

Simplicity 8711

Friends, we’re creeping ever-closer to a month that I think many #SewMyStyle2018 participants have been anxious about since the get-go: lingerie month.  It took me a while to get on the lingerie making train, so I totally understand why some people might be made nervous by this prompt!  But I hope that November helps lots

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Simplicity 8700 Utility Jacket >> MaddieMadeThis.com

Simplicity 8700 Utility Jacket

Ever have a project that you can envision so clearly in your mind, but doesn’t come out at all close to what you imagined?  Sometimes it’s a disappointment, but sometimes, it’s perfection. And luckily for me, this jacket is perfection! When I set out to make this jacket, I had visions of a great fall

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Fringe tunic hack >> MaddieMadeThis.com

My Fringe Top Hack

Listen, my love for the Fringe is well documented.  So it’s no surprise that I’ve been looking forward to the Fringe month of #SewMyStyle2018 all year!  Because I’ve made a few Fringe patterns in my day, I wanted to try out something new.  For this month’s #SewMyStyle2018, I decided to do a little Fringe top

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The Ginger Jeans >> MaddieMadeThis.com

My First Pair of Ginger Jeans

Six months ago, the thought of making jeans terrified me.  Now, I can’t make enough!  Making my own jeans is seriously one of the most empowering things I’ve ever done.  I’ve never been someone looking to have a 100% handmade wardrobe, but jeans are definitely an area I would be happy with only me-mades.  Okay,

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The Ali Sweatshirt >> MaddieMadeThis.com

The Ali Sweatshirt

It seems a little crazy to be posting a sweatshirt right now.  Even though we’re over halfway through September (oh my god, how are we halfway through September), it’s still 95° F/35° C here in St. Louis.  Admittedly, that’s out of character for this time of the year, but even last year at this time

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DIY Faux Fur Vest

Okay, I admit it: I’m a little extra.  Not all the time, but there are some things for which I just can’t resist going a little over the top. And faux fur is one of those things!  When JOANN let me know they were sending me some of their new faux fur for this month’s

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