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Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 1d ago

Review: Simplicity 8426 | The White Jumpsuit!

So, I've added a new jumpsuit to my arsenal! This time, it's Simplicity 8426. Mimi mailed me this fabulous new pattern before they hit the stores and I knew I wanted to make it in white. I haven't had a solid white jumpsuit in years and I knew it was...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 4d ago

DIY Faux Suede Patch Pocket Shorts!

So, I wanted a pair of khaki shorts. Khaki is such a basic wardrobe staple that will work with any other color. A classic neutral! But what I didn't want is a pair of plain shorts made from chino twill fabric.I was inspired by these
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 1w ago

See It! Sew It! Style It! | Summer 2017

I love the challenge of a good pattern hack in order to replicate some fabulous luxury brand garment. But it's even better when the sewing gods bestow upon us direct replicas! Here are my latest finds!LPA Off-The-Shoulder Floral Romper - $218McCall's...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 1w ago

Review: McCall's 7591 | A Drapey White Dress!

Here's my latest white dress. I truly have an affinity for them. It's a must-have for me f...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 1W ago

Review: Vogue 9253 | A Kimono Dress!

Here is your next version of the ever-popular Vogue 9253. I went ahead and got my version ...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 2W ago

In Pur(Suit) of Summer!

It's no secret that I love blazers! So it shouldn't be a surprise that I'd want a summer suit. One with shorts in particular.This outfit started with the fabric. I bought this blue and white striped chambray weight cotton fabric last year when Hancoc...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 2W ago

Review: McCall's 7284 | Easy-Breezy Linen Tunic

White linen is the epitome of summertime. It's a wardrobe staple and a 'must have' in my opinion. I found this tissue weight linen at Joann Fabrics. It's 58% linen, 36% cotton and 6% rayon. And using it for an easy-to-wear pullover tunic is a great c...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 4W ago

Review: Vogue 1546 | The Dress I Want to Wear All Summer!

I don't make dresses often. But every now and then, I make one that I want to wear everyday. And this is that dress.This is Vogue Pattern 1546 by Australian designer Rebecca Vallance. I made the jumpsuit by her which is also from the same Spring 2016...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 1M ago

How I Conceptualize an Outfit

I am always inspired by ready-to-wear. I'm always perusing fashion magazines and ripping out pages. Or scrolling through my favorite high-end retailers such as or I never forget to explore some coupons from Couons...
Erica B.'s - DIY Style! · 1M ago

My Threads Article - "Sharpen Your Pencil Skirt"

My very first Threads Magazine article was published in the June/July 2017 issue. If you'r...