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Category Archives: Sewing

Ocampo Wedding Baby Dress

Last week we flew down to Houston to see my brother get married and I had the pleasure of making the flower girl dresses for the wedding. They looked beautiful, and I can’t wait to share them with you, but today, I actually wanted to share the dress I made for my baby doll, Miriam Elizabeth. Continue reading…

The Lulu Dress

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The Lulu dress is my newest addition to the RLD shop and I am so excited to debut it for y’all this week. It was the perfect dress for the amazing, spring weather we had today. Continue reading…

The Paris Dress

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Last night I realized I had nothing to wear to church *smirk* so I looked in my stash and found this fabric that I purchased from Hancock Fabrics a couple weeks ago. I took out a custom pattern I had made for myself and altered it to make it into a full circle skirt and a front bodice with a lower, curvier, neckline. The bodice is fully lined Continue reading…

Florals & Lace for Spring

faith sitting (1 of 1)There’s a new dress making its way to the RLD shop very soon. Just like most of my new designs I like to make a sample in my size to check the sizing and fit and I just love how this one turned out. For this dress I used a lightweight, Continue reading…

Birkin Flares by Baste & Gather

“Inspired by the style of 1970s fashion icon Jane Birkin, the Birkin Flares feature a high waist, trim fit to the knees and a fashion-forward, flared leg. The Birkin Flares work wonders on all figures and make even the puniest of bottoms look fantastic (ask me how I know!).” -Lauren Dahl

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Dress to Skirt DIY

After doing a DIY on my top from Suzannah’s new book DIY Wardrobe Makeovers (which you can see HERE) I decided to transform a dress I’ve had in my closet for a long time into a skirt. It was one of those dresses that look better on a hanger than on my body. I decided to share how easy it is to do it so that y’all can do it too.  Continue reading…

A day in the Life

“How do you find the time to do all that?”

I get this question a lot! Every time I mention that I’m a student, a mom, and I also run my own fashion design business they ask me this question. I usually answer it with “I just make the time” or “I use the in-betweens“. By this I mean, the time in-between doing one thing or another. Continue reading…