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Eryn Shields
Tutorial: Draft a Curved Waistband

Tutorial: Draft a Curved Waistband

I'm a lover of wide waistbands! On my body, they help to conceal my post-baby pooch that my love of extra cheese won't let me shake. But, depending on the curve of the body or the fabric type, you may find that the waistband stands up and away from your waist creating a gap. That gap can be very unflattering! Well, not to worry! I've got a tutorial for you today that shows you how to draft your own curved waistband that will fit snugly around your curves. It won't take you long to do and you can use this...

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Tutorial: Invisible Zipper with a Lining

Tutorial: Invisible Zipper with a Lining

Last week, we learned to do a flawless invisible zipper install. Today, we are taking it a step further and installing an invisible zipper with a lining on a dress that I made for myself. As always, put just as much care into the inside of your clothing as you do the outside. It will last so much longer and you will be so proud to wear it! Enjoy!

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Tutorial: Install a Flawless Invisible Zipper

Tutorial: Install a Flawless Invisible Zipper

A flawless invisible zipper is the icing on the cake when it comes to closures. I remember struggling, fighting, and cussing my way through an invisible zipper only to end up with puckers, gaps, and quite possibly a zipper that wouldn't even close. Now, I admit that a large part of that is because installing an invisible zipper usually means you are close to being done with your piece. And that anxious and excitement to wear what you made has you rushing through the important steps. Today, I'm bringing you a step-by-step to help you achieve that flawless closure. In...

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Eryn Shields
DIY Tutorial: Halter Maxi Dress with High Split

DIY Tutorial: Halter Maxi Dress with High Split

Tutorial available here. Are you ready to strut into the summer with a sexy open-back halter? The tutorial for this dress is ready and you can purchase it here! Before I learned how to sew, I remember dreading events, like weddings,  black tie events, or even beach vacations, etc. that I was invited where there was an opportunity to be fancy because I never had anything to wear. Although, I had a closet full of clothes, I never had something was "quite right" when I really wanted to slay. So, I would end up throwing something on, feeling insecure and...

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