How to Make Swimwear Straps (With or Without a Serger!)

Welcome back to the blog everyone! In today’s post & video I’m going to be showing you guys how to make swimwear straps. I’ve made straps in most of my tutorials, but I still get a lot of questions so I thought I would do a more in-depth how-to, including the tools I use as…

How to Make a Skirt From a Pair of Thrift Shop Jeans

Skirts rarely ever fit me. In fact, I’ve given up on buying fitted skirts off-the-rack completely. To feed my skirt obsession, I’ve made it a habit to buy thrift store jeans (or bermuda shorts) and make them into custom, fitted skirts. I use a similar tailoring technique to the one I show in this video….

DIY Reversible Strappy Bottoms || Lucy Bottoms (PDF Available)

Today we’re making a pair of strappy, reversible bottoms. These still have a slight v-shape, so they flatter all body types! I have wide hips, and it’s difficult for me to wear bottoms that are strappy or have too¬† much detail since it draws the eye downward and makes me look bottom heavy. The v-shape…

DIY Bow Tie One Piece Swimsuit (PDF Pattern Available)

Hey guys! In today’s post I’m going to be showing you how to make the Carter Onesie from The Brightest Color. This is a popular style that features a bow-tied top with a flattering peek-a-boo in the middle of the suit. This is usually the suit I immediately go for if I want to feel…

How to Sew Seamless and Reversible Bikini Bottoms (PDF Available)

The long-awaited PDF pattern for the Ranger bottoms is here! This pattern is for one of my most popular videos, DIY Seamless & Reversible Bikini Bottoms. These bottoms have a high cut and cheeky fit, and the pattern includes instructions on how to customize them and make them your own! Click the image below to…

DIY Free People Sunday Funday Dupe

You know that moment when you see an item of clothing on Instagram or Pinterest or what-be-it, and you just HAVE to have it? I had that moment with this unbelievably cute Free People jacket, called the “Sunday Funday Trucker”. Image Source: Free People I truly believe that a key to being well-dressed is having…

Sewing Supplies You Need for Sewing Swimwear

Some of the most common questions I get on my channel relate to supplies. From my machines, thread, cutting mats, and beyond, this post should cover it all! Read on to complete your sewing starter kit! I will be updating this list regularly. Enjoy! *This post contains affiliate links, but I stand by my recommendations…

About Me

It’s a happy and productive Monday over here at the Fredrickson house. I’m finally sitting down and setting up my blog, something that I’ve been back and forth with for awhile! I’ve narrowed down my vision as far as what I want my website, YouTube channel, and my over all personal brand to be like,…