DIY Starry Tulle Slip Dress

Today’s tutorial is pretty easy, and the result is so stunning! I was inspired by imagery on Pinterest I found from the designer Lirika Matoshi. The designs are so unique, feminine, delicate, and jaw-dropping all at the same time! Materials Tulle fabric (I got mine from JoAnn’s) Matching thread Pattern (self-drafted, more details below) Sewing…

How to Sew Expensive-Looking Camisoles

Unfortunately for my wallet, I have an obsession with quality. I cannot stand garments that look or feel cheap. With satin and lace-detail camisoles being a popular trend, I found it hard to find anything nice quality-wise for a justifiable price. But luckily, making these camisoles was a much easier (and cheaper) process than I…

How to Make a DIY A-Line Skirt (With Lining)

On my Instagram recently, I posted two photos with the a-line skirt I’ve been obsessed with making! First was a cheetah print satin charmeuse skirt, which I first drafted this pattern for. Second, I transformed a curtain panel into an adorable, beachy skirt and added some trim. I used the same pattern for both skirts,…

How to Tie Dye Swimwear Fabric

Kylie Skin & Frankie’s Bikinis inspired me to try dying some fabric after years and years of being too afraid to dye! It turned out pretty well though, so I thought I’d share what I did! Materials: Synthetic dye White swimwear fabric Rubber bands Dye fixative (optional but recommended) Large pot If you want to…

5 Common Elements of Swimwear Fabric

Swimwear fabric can be confusing, and oftentimes sewers are left confused on what to buy. There are thousands of different fabrics, and tons of different names for what’s essentially the same or similar! Because of this, it can be difficult to cover what exactly defines swimwear fabric. However, I created this guide in an effort…

10 Places to Buy Swimwear Fabric Online

The number one most common question I get… “where do you buy swimwear fabric?” The answer unfortunately isn’t as simple as a trip to JoAnn’s or Hobby Lobby, and it can be hard to find reputable fabric companies that not only sell swimwear fabric, but also sell by-the-yard instead of wholesale. Unless you live in…

How to Make Scrunch Bikini Bottoms (Without Buying a Pattern!)

I’ve gotten quite a few requests on how to make scrunch bikini bottoms, and I thought I’d add in some notes for how to make them without having to buy any additional patterns! In this tutorial, I am using an existing bikini bottoms pattern I made, found here, and I’m going to be modifying it…

How to Sew Reversible High Waist Bikini Bottoms

February is almost coming to a close, and that means that spring is coming closer. I am so excited to make more swimwear as the warmer weather approaches! For today’s tutorial, I FINALLY in made one of the most highly requested videos EVER. In the video, I will be showing you how to make reversible,…

How to Sew a Frankie’s Bikini’s Willa Top Dupe DIY

Hey everyone! In today’s video and blog post I’m going to be attempting a dupe of the Frankie’s Bikinis Willa top, a peek-a-boo top with a gorgeous strappy back. Spoiler alert: I LOVE how it turned out! For a full list of materials I used, visit this link. In short, for this tutorial I’m mainly…

How to Make a Bikini Top You Can Wear Two Ways

Hey everyone! In today’s post I’m going showing you how to make one of my personal favorite tops I’ve ever designed. It can be worn two ways and even 4 ways if you choose to use two different fabrics and make it reversible! Today we are using our usual materials: I have swimwear fabric, a…