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DIY Mod Podge Shoes tutorial

Did you catch a glimpse of my sassy girl's shoes from the last post?! I wanted to do something a little unexpected with the left over pieces of fabric I had from the Wildbloom fabric collection from Art Gallery.  Inspired by some trendy floral Vans shoes...I decided to create my own version.   Supplies needed: Mod Podge...I used the one made for fabric which is a waterbase sealer, glue and finish. An expensive pair of shoes.  I bought a $5 pair from Wal-Mart. A brush to apply the Mod Podge. A sharp X-Acto knife.  One to two Fat quarters of fabric depending on how big your shoes are & scissors to cut the fabric. The whole process takes about an hour to...

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DIY Faux Leather Skinny Belt tutorial

We are so excited about the Swansea Top & Dress! During the testing process one of our testers WOWed us with her DIY skinny belt.  Without too much convincing from us and the rest of our testers, our guest blogger today and long time tester Kate Lindhorst agreed to write up a quick tutorial on how to create your own leather skinny belt! Have fun making your one of a kind custom belt!  And special thanks to Kate! Getting older and having kids does things to a person, for me it has brought out a lot of weird traits in me that “younger me” would definitely roll her eyes at. For example, “younger me” used to go get her nails...

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Embroidered Bodice Tutorial with guest blogger Dorothea Cain

Today is the final day of the blog tour but the fun isn’t over yet! I hope you are all feeling the inspiration from the wonderful bloggers we have had and are planning on joining us for the Sew Along which starts Sunday, February 21st! I am so excited to get started on that and see all of the lovely dresses you make from the pattern. <3 Here with us today to further feed your sewing mojo is Dorothea Cain. We love everything Dorothea makes and are so happy to have her joining us for the tour!!! Make sure you check out her blog to see all of the adorable outfits she makes for her sweet girls and for a special sneak peak of what is...

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Pleated bodice & high-low skirt tutorial with guest blogger Misia Mould

Can you believe it is already Day 4 of the Blog Tour!? I love watching everyone come up with their own variations of the Lil Luxe Dress and Misia Mould’s tutorial has my mind reeling with even more possibilities! If you haven’t came across Misia’s work yet, you are in for a treat. I have followed her on Instagram for a while now and I just love seeing her garments come across my feed. She has such an eye for picking out fabrics and creating clothing with a soft ethereal feel to them!!!

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Sequin beading tutorial with special guest blogger Maria

Woohoo! We’ve made it to Wednesday of the Blog Tour!  We hope you’ve enjoyed all the amazing Lil Luxe Dresses you’ve seen and have been inspired by our tutorials to make your dress extra unique!  Today we have special guest blogger Maria of Creative Needle and Threads showing you how to add sequins or beads to your dress for that little bit of sparkle.  Maria is amazingly talented in so many ways from her photography to her sewing skills…she just amazes me every time. Maria’s garments are to die for so if you don’t already follow her blog or her Instagram – you should!! We know you’ll be inspired!  We’re lucky to have her guest blogging with us today…

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