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Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 4d ago

Vogue 2606 | The PERFECT Little Black Dress!

I haven't made a little black dress in a while and I thought it was about time. So I reached way back in my pattern cabinet for Vogue 2606 from Ralph Lauren.This pattern is 27 years old, so I guess that pretty much qualifies it as vintage. But the st...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 1w ago

How to Sew a Velvet Kimono!

This is Simplicity 1108. Even though we're in the midst of fall here in the South, it's st...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 2W ago

Review: Simplicity 8175 - Fall Fashion Classic | Red Slit Front Skirt

Pleated Sleeve Blouse (see tutorial)Sometimes, the simplest garment can pack a powerful punch in your wardrobe. And that's what this red skirt is doing for mine. I love the color red. It's a color that makes me happy and on the occasions that I need ...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 2W ago

Review: Trend Patterns | TPC11 Knot Front Dress!

I love Trend Patterns' design aesthetic. Lucy has a way of picking chic, but easy designs ...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 3W ago

Review: Simplicity 8455 | Red Ticking Stripe Cotton Seersucker Top!

As I was preparing to create my DIY closet, I was doing a closet purge and closet organization and realized I was short on tops. I always feel like I’m missing out on great tops to just thro...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 3W ago

A Sewing Blogger's Closet Tour | How I Store My DIY Style!

Turning a SPARE bedroom into a closet. I feel so luxurious even saying that! After having ...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 1M ago

Review: Simplicity 8334 | A Striped Sleeveless Henley Dress!

When I first saw this dress from Mimi G. Style for Simplicity 8334, I knew I was going to make it. It's such an easy style dress that can be elevated or downplayed depending on the shoes.My fabric is a navy and red Saint James striped ponte knit. Unf...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 1M ago

Sew Sew Def Magazine - September/October Issue!

I'm this month's covergirl for the September/October issue of Sew Sew Def Magazine!I wrote an article giving tips for working with plaid fabrics, because they are one of the HOTTEST trends for Fall 2017. And this is the look I chose for the article. ...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 1M ago

Off-the-Shoulder Shirred Dress with Tiered Bell Sleeves + Tutorial!

So, it's been a while since I've sewn anything for Mikaela. We've both been super busy. Bu...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 2M ago

Shopping in an Uncommon way! #ad

With the kids heading back to school (Isabella started kindergarten and Mikaela is already back at Auburn), it's time to start thinking about gift giving season. Before I can even think abou...