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Lace Colorblocked Dress | Mabey She Made It | #lace #colorblocking #sewing #selfishsewing #womensfashion

Lace Color Block Dress

I can’t seem to get enough lace recently. Perhaps its because I spend so much of my time in jeans and a t-shirt that when I get dressed up I want to really feel classy. But no matter the reason, when I got to participate in the Color Block Dress tour, I knew immediately what […] Read more…

Maxi Dress Tutorial | Mabey She Made It | #maxidress #tutorial #upcycle #maternity

Maxi Dress Pattern Hack Tutorial

* This post contains affiliate links. So if you follow me on Instagram (@mabeyshemadeit), you’ll remember that I promised I’d show you how to make the maxi dress I wore to SNAP! conference. That day has finally arrived–I haven’t been able to get good photos in it until now. A while back I found these […] Read more…

Low-rise Jeans to Denim Skirt | Mabey She Made It | #sewing #refashion #jeanskirt

How to Make a Skirt Out of Jeans

  Updated 5/19 with better instructions for how to make a skirt out of jeans. If you’ve wanted to learn how to make a skirt out of jeans, this refashion is for you! Everyone needs a jean skirt in their closet–they’re so easy to wear and back in style. Refashioning Jeans When I finally had […] Read more…

Penelope Peplum | Mabey She Made It #peplum #seekatesew

Penelope Peplum Top

A couple of weeks ago I got the chance to test a new pattern by the fabulous Kate from See Kate Sew. The Penelope Peplum (Kate’s first women’s top) was such a fun little project to sew! I’ll be honest–I’ve never had a peplum before because I was afraid of what it would do to […] Read more…

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