Denim Skirt Reveal

Denim Skirt Reveal via The Thinking Closet

Remember the denim skirt I made for my sister, Lisbeth?  The one from my Easy Denim Skirt Tutorial for the Beginner Sewist? Well, I promised pictures, and here they are.  Brace yourself for amazingness: I think I literally gasped when I saw these for the first time.  She has just taken my simple denim skirt and turned it into something fantasmagorical.  And I love that she tucked in her shirt in the second photo for {read more…}

Craft Mash-Up: DIY Clothing Labels with Personalized Font

DIY Clothing Labels with Personalized Font via The Thinking Closet

Although I don’t keep up with Glee anymore, I always loved the “mash-ups” of two different songs like “Halo” & “Walking On Sunshine.” So, in that vain, this is a craft mash-up – – two different DIY projects mashed up into one to create something divine: clothing labels with a personalized font in your own handwriting. Pretty cool, huh? The back-story: I knew I wanted to add a little personalization to my sister’s denim skirt {read more…}

Easy Denim Skirt Tutorial for the Beginner Sewist

Easy Denim Skirt Tutorial for the Beginner Sewist via The Thinking Closet

They say the best way to learn something…is to teach it.  Right? So, I’m going to attempt to teach what I just learned in my beginner sewing class at my local Jo-Ann’s Fabric store last Monday: how to sew a denim skirt. There is no pattern involved, and it’s a very do-able project for novices – – I can attest.  Our instructor, Jeanette, has been teaching at Jo-Ann’s for fourteen years, and this project is {read more…}