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the modish sophisticate

Your very own Walter Mitty dreaming of being a fashion designer.

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MAXI-mizing my wardrobe

Had to incorporate some of my timeless favorites: cutouts and lace

MAXI-mizing my wardrobe

Had to incorporate some of my timeless favorites: cutouts and lace

The scoop back tank project.

Pros:
Light and summery
Comfortable
Tucks in to any bottoms (skirts, shorts, pants, jeans, etc.)

Cons:
No bra, no care.

The scoop back tank project.

Pros:
Light and summery
Comfortable
Tucks in to any bottoms (skirts, shorts, pants, jeans, etc.)

Cons:
No bra, no care.

Another sewing project: Cobalt blue peplum skirt

Another sewing project: Cobalt blue peplum skirt

Summertime makes me sew. It makes me want to chase my dreams a little more. It makes me happy.
I made these floral shorts! (Recognize the lace tank that I made last summer?)
Sidenote: I made the denim vest by cutting the sleeves off of an old jean jacket. I love denim.

Summertime makes me sew. It makes me want to chase my dreams a little more. It makes me happy.

I made these floral shorts! (Recognize the lace tank that I made last summer?)

Sidenote: I made the denim vest by cutting the sleeves off of an old jean jacket. I love denim.

Sooo I sewed an envelope clutch.



Stylish.

Perfect size for keys, lipstick, and some cash.

Magnet snap closure.

Black & white—>matches everything. 

Men’s Banana Republic oxford button-up + sewing machine = SKIRT

Men’s Banana Republic oxford button-up + sewing machine = SKIRT

Referring back to my previous post, patterned bottoms of any color can usually be paired with a solid, yet stylish, black top (a wardrobe necessity). These jersey tribal shorts can be easily made by folding a pair of your favorite shorts in half, placing the fold of the shorts on the fold of the fabric, and cutting around them. Sew the sides together. Sew the inseam. Add a hem at the waistline. Thread in some elastic. Ta-da!

I find it completely necessary on multiple occasions to have a simple, yet stylish, black top. With such a top, you can pair it with almost any patterned or solid colored bottoms. Needless to say, I made this simple, yet stylish, black top. Seeing that I own more black clothing than a goth child, this is not my first black necessity top.

I find it completely necessary on multiple occasions to have a simple, yet stylish, black top. With such a top, you can pair it with almost any patterned or solid colored bottoms. Needless to say, I made this simple, yet stylish, black top. Seeing that I own more black clothing than a goth child, this is not my first black necessity top.

One more summer project that couldn’t wait another year: grey-blue linen keyhole tank top. Easily can be paired with skinny jeans or tucked into a skirt.

One more summer project that couldn’t wait another year: grey-blue linen keyhole tank top. Easily can be paired with skinny jeans or tucked into a skirt.

Polka dot, tulip back, crop top tank..summer is coming to an end, but I couldn’t let this project hold off until next summer. Love how it looks with my vintage Levi shorts, but I have a feeling this top would look great with some skinny jeans and possibly a side of stacked bangles—gold to be specific.

Polka dot, tulip back, crop top tank..summer is coming to an end, but I couldn’t let this project hold off until next summer. Love how it looks with my vintage Levi shorts, but I have a feeling this top would look great with some skinny jeans and possibly a side of stacked bangles—gold to be specific.

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