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How To Sew A Peekaboo Tulle Skirt – Sewing Tutorial

This is a step by step tutorial for a ruffled tulle skirt with an fun printed underlayer that “peeks” out. This skirt would be perfect for Prom or any other formal event.

And while it will probably take you a few hours to make, the materials are very inexpensive. If you’re on a budget,

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How to Sew Ruffle Butt Undies – DIY Fashion Tutorial with video

I finally got this tutorial uploaded to Youtube without problems. YAY!

This two part tutorial will show you how to make a damn cute pair of ruffle butt underwear. (Or plain butt underwear if you’re not feeling ruffly. But ruffles are fun, so don’t neglect the ruffles.)

Thank you to rufflefabric.com for providing the

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How to Draft a Super Basic Sewing Pattern – DIY Fashion Tutorial

First let me say that pattern making is a pretty advanced skill. It’s not really something I recommend you start out with immediately, mostly because you will probably end up really frustrated. It’s hard. You have to take 2 dimensional (i.e. FLAT) pattern pieces and make them fit your curvy, lumpy body.

I recommend starting

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How to Make an Off Shoulder Top (style 1) – DIY Fashion Tutorial

Another simple recon tut, with a retro pin-up style flavor.

Difficulty:

Step 1

Take your big t-shirt and grab a tank top that fits well.

 

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How to Make a Pixie Skirt and Other Circle Skirt Variations – DIY Fashion Tutorial

If you don’t know how to make a circle skirt yet, check out the Circle Skirt tutorial first, because all of these skirts build on the basic premise of a circle skirt.

layered pixie skirt

Difficulty:

 

Variation 1 – double full circle skirt

Instead of cutting 1 donut with a center

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How to Sew a Raglan Sleeve or Baseball Style Top – DIY Fashion Tutorial

Grab an old tee, some chalk, and a pair of scissors!

top by SmarmyClothes.com

Difficulty:

Step 1

Pick a shirt. You can do this with the shirt you want to reconstruct, but if you’re new to making patterns, I’d recommend getting an old junk shirt and cutting it apart to make the pattern.

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How to Sew Set In Sleeves (the harder way) – Do It Yourself Clothing Tutorial

Set-in sleeves are kind of tricky, and there is an easier method.

shrug by SmarmyClothes.com

This method is still good to know, because you might find yourself in a situation where you want to modify/add sleeves to a top that already has the side seams sewn up, or doesn’t have side

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