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In this tutorial, I show how I create a skirt from a pattern using Ankara fabric.

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Here are some of the after pictures in this skirt.

I’m also showing how I wore the skirt with an oversized hoodies and sneakers.

I love how versatile this look is.

I loved how I modified it to offer that extra hint of fashion design. This skirt pattern is great for beginners because it uses some sewing basics throughout.

If you’re looking for a beginner sewing project, taking something you own and transforming it is one of the best places to start. After sewing on and off for years, I find that starting at this place is one of the best places to start. It gives you confidence. It offers light after the end […]

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Things are heating up on the forecast and no doubt, I’ve been ready for warm weather. I wanted to chit chat about all the sandals I’ve been obsessing over lately and luckily for me (and my wallet), I already own a few pair! I’ve been thinking about building a capsule wardrobe and one way to […]

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Whether you’re trying to be a minimalist or just trying to save a few dollars this spring, try styling your looks with a few wardrobe essentials for cool to warm weather days. Many of pieces include lots of solid options, which you most likely have in your wardrobe anyway! Something tells me you haven’t seen […]

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Yesterday on my post DIY Pencil Skirt with Floral Hoodie, I was wearing pink Blackstone sneakers. For spring, pink sneakers are definitely a win. Pink is almost a neutral for girls, so to have a pair of these in your wardrobe, can’t hurt. I’ve provided some links down below showcasing some affordable pink sneakers! You […]

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  I loved the crop hoodie with the high waist combo and that’s when I got into my DIY mode. *This post does not show the step-by-step method, it just shows inspiration and the pattern I used to achieve the look. If anyone wants the step by step how-to, leave a note in the comments […]

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Hey peeps! I never knew how much I liked red and light blue together until this year.  When I wore this it dawned on me and ever since I’ve been incorporating the color combination any time I can. A red bodysuit, red tassel earrings, light wash jeans with light blue shoes creates a cohesive, casual […]

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Holy smokes! I’m doing some blog house cleaning and JUST realized that this post was in draft mode.  You can totally tell I’ve been MIA and off my game, but here it is! I did post this pic on Instagram when we first went to Italy, but the trip and other images were worth sharing […]

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Creative Way To Wear A Crop Sweater

Ever put a crop top or crop sweater on and start second guessing yourself? Wondering why does this look so weird? Maybe it was paired with the wrong pants, styled with the wrong low-rise jeans or just simply didn’t look good on you. This “how to wear a crop sweater” moment came to me after […]

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Spring is creeping up on us, I can feel it in my bones! Or am I confusing that with the winter chill that’s lingering all over North Jersey? I mean, come on – it literally JUST snowed in last week and it’s already March. Can someone please tell winter to chill? While the rest of […]

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