The following is a guest post submitted by DIBY Club member, May Lane. I worked out everyday. I knew my body and I loved my body. I easily found clothes that looked good on me and I stomped the streets of New York City feeling pretty dang hot. Then, I fell in love and got married. A few years later I was happy to find out I was pregnant. I'm tall and broad-shouldered and my … [Read more...] about Sewing These Jeans Brought Me Healing | The DIBY Jeans Review from a Plus Sized Mom
So you've made your own jeans! Woooo hooo! You are killing it. Now it's time to add a little customization. I mean you made jeans just for you, why not take them to the next level ammiright?Customizing your jeans is the best part if you care about my humble opinion. And really the options are endless. I hope you check back at this article frequently because I plan on adding … [Read more...] about How to Customize Your Jeans
Okay everyone let's talk self-care for a hot minute. Now you that we just released the most self-caring'ist pattern ever created, The Gabriela. This pajama suit is so much more than just a pattern for us. It is everything we want for all of our beautiful members. To feel comfortable, beautiful and confident all the time.The unfortunate fact is that most women do not feel … [Read more...] about Self Care with the Gabriela and Cricut Crafting!
If you've followed me here at the DIBY Club you know I'm a sucker for two things: Dr. Pepper and beautifully finished inside seams. Which is why the flat felled seam is what my dreams are made of. It is so sleek looking and every project I finish with it becomes a piece of art.Most people don't even realize that there are so many different ways to finish their garments, so … [Read more...] about Learn to Sew a Perfect Flat Felled Seam
When I was first learning how to sew I was more than just a little confused about finishing my raw edges. I was sewing exclusively with my sewing machine and when a pattern called for overlocking the edges I was at a loss. "But I don't have an overlocker!" I proclaimed. And sewing with my zig zag stitch just didn't give me the finish I was looking for. Can't read this now? Pin … [Read more...] about How to Overcast Stitch for Pretty Inside Seams Without a Serger