Finishing the Butterfly Dress

So like a dope I somehow deleted the pics I took of me inserting the zipper…but luckily, I found this great tutorial, and this is exactly how I did it.  Before inserting the zipper, you will need to sew the skirt to the bodice…also deleted those pics, but it’s pretty basic just put the right… Continue Reading…

Fashion & Flair Friday ~ Monarch Butterfly Dress, Finishing the Skirt

Well, there really isn’t a whole lot to it.  Once you’ve made the underskirt, safety pin it to either a dress form or yourself and just start pinning the wings on. I really don’t have much advise, except start in the back one one side of your opening (you’ll sew this opening together later) and… Continue Reading…

Fashion & Flair Friday ~ Monarch Butterfly Dress, Making the Underskirt

At first, I was really excited about this fabric, but once I had it draped on the bodice, I just didn’t care for the way it went with {or rather, didn’t go with} the skirt, so I scrapped that idea, ripped it off, and just left the bodice black.  If I had had time, I… Continue Reading…

Raspberry Creek Fabrics

I would love to introduce you to my newest sponsor, Raspberry Creek Fabrics!  She carries “the latest in fresh fun designer fabrics”!  She carries designers such as Micheal Miller, Moda/Robert Kaufman, and Riley Blake to name a few. Ready, Set, Go I love these fabrics!  I had the hardest time finding something for my boys… Continue Reading…

Fabric Scrap Giveaway???? Anyone interested??

I saw a couple days ago that Jaimelynn over @  I ? Naptime had asked her readers what they would most like from a giveaway, and they said fabric scraps!!!  Awhile back I asked the same question, and you guys also said fabric.  I had actually thought of doing this because I absolutely HATE to waste… Continue Reading…