Mini Vacation!!!

So yesterday, after church, we backed are bags and headed to a hotel! We were going to go during March break but it wasn’t going to work so that’s why we’re taking a vacation now. 

I was going to do a Sunday Style post but I was feeling awful during church (I had a migraine headache) and when we got home I was busy backing.

Anyway here is what I wore the first day and a bit about how the vacation went!

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This is my favorite bag!

 

 

 

The vacation is went great! We had so much fun sitting around watching Property Brothers (my brothers and Dad make the funniest comments)! We went to two different Thrift Stores (I’ll be doing a post later on showing what I got) and everyone got pretty good stuff! The last night we were there, (we meaning the five oldest) stayed up till 1:00 watching stuff and I made myself a tea in the microwave (a first for me, it tasted awful)! 

Outfit details:

Shirt- Reitmans 

Skirt- Thrift Store 

Camisole- Walmart

Sandals- Payless Shoes 

Bag- I’m not sure

So I think that’s it, thank y’all for reading, and have a great day!

Elisabeth 

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Movies That Have Great Costumes (in my opinion)!

Do you ever watch a movie just to feast your eyes on the amazing costumes? Well I do and here are a few of the ones I watch because they have amazing costumes! 

To Catch a Thief (1955)

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Designer- Edith Head 

I love watching this movie so much (but not just for the costumes)! It’s my go to movie when I feel down or when I’m sick!

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Normally I don’t like gold dresses but she and Edith Head make it work!
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Love it! + It’s modest!

Rear Window (1954)

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Designer- Edith Head

This is a great movie in terms of costumes and plot!

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Oh my word! I love the bracelet so much! Can I get a YES!

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Favorite dress of hers in this movie! 

Sabrina (1954)

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Designer(s)- Edith Head+ Hubert de Givenchy

I’ve only watched this movie once but I remember loving the costumes!

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LOVE!!!

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I Love This Dress So Much!

So you probably saw a pattern with the designers, but now let me break it up by talking about this movie!

Gone With the Wind (1939)

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Designer- Walter Plunkett

I pretty much only watch this movie for the costumes (Scarlett seriously gets on my nerves)!

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LOVE!
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They deserve each other. 

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Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

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Designer- Walter Plunkett

I LOVE this movie and the costumes sooooo much!!! It’s what got me interested in 20s styles!

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The BRACELET!!! (and just the whole thing)!!!!!!!
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I now you only see this girl for a minute but I love her dress! 

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Fav dress that she wears!
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These three!!!!

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Love, Love, Love! Lena’s dress!
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#favoritepartofthemovie 

I’m not very good with word so I’ll just act out my thanks to the designers *blows kisses repeatedly*! 

So that’s it! Hoped y’all like it! Sorry I couldn’t get better pictures. And definitely tell me your favorite movies (in terms of costumes) in the comments!

Elisabeth 

Tag!

So here is a tag I made a couple weeks ago and I’m finally getting around to publish it! Hope y’all like it! (This is the first one I’ve done so bear with me).

Tag:

Was dressing modestly a choice or something you have always done? If it was a choice when did you make the decision and why?

Do you have a go to outfit if so what is it (a picture would be nice)?

What is your favorite accessory?

Heels or Flats?

What is your favorite shade of lipstick?

What is the modest fashion blog you first saw and what is the one you would recommend?

Do you shop more at thrift stores or regular stores?

What is your favorite season for clothes?

Do you like vintage fashion?

What is your favorite time era in terms of fashion?

Have you ever cosplayed anyone?

 Rules:

You have to tag one other person (at least).

You have to answer all questions.

I tag my best friend (and big sis) Eva! 

And if anyone else wants to do this tag that’s totally fine! 

Elisabeth 

Sunday Style #2

So this Sunday was super great! Great weather, great service, and afterwards one of my aunts came over for super! It was over all an amazing day! 

This is what I wore. 

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I LOVE this scarf so much!

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It’s a super bright outfit and the pictures don’t do it justice!

It was an incredibly windy day, why is it that whenever I am taking pictures for my blog (or rather someone taking pictures of me) it’s so windy!?

The dress is one of the ones that you’re supposed to wear like nine different ways but I’ve only figured out three. Anyway I added a lace camisole for a little extra something!

I crazy love this cardigan like so much! I’m so glad I saw it at the Thrift Store before anyone else! 🙂

Outfit details:

Dress- I think Walmart?

Cardigan- Thrift Store 

Camisole- Walmart

Scarf- I have no idea

Bracelets- Gift

Shoes- No idea  

How was your Sunday? I hope it was as good as mine! And I hope you have an amazing week!

Elisabeth 

Party Outfit!

I’m so sorry that I haven’t done a blog post in a while but I was (and still am a little bit) sick. Anyway yesterday we celebrated one of my older brothers birthday! And here’s what I wore.

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The birthday party was at my house so I didn’t have to wear shoes which is why I just have a pair of old sneakers  on (I grabbed them on the way out of the house when we were going to take the pics)!

I was trying out a hairstyle I saw on Pinterest but since it was my first time trying it, it didn’t turn out super nice.

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My makeup wasn’t anything special, just some mascara and raspberry\red colored lipstick!

Outfit details:

Top- Thrift Store

Skirt- Costco

Bracelets- No idea

Shoes-(not that really intended for them to be part of the outfit but anyway) Walmart

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So that’s what I wore, do you like the top as much as I do? (‘Because I seriously love it)!

Do you have a favorite go-to outfit for parties! Let me know in the comments!

Thanks for reading!

Elisabeth  

How to Turn a Pair of Jeans Into a Skirt Part Two

So onto the sewing part! You can find the first part here.

Things you will need:

Extra fabric,

A strip of denim, you will use this as a buffer kind of thing and use it whenever going over particularly thick part of denim or bump,

A needle, the kind of ones used for sewing denim,

Pins,

And thread

I realized now that I should have added the part about cutting out the extra fabric for it, into the last post but I forgot, which means this post will be a bit longer.

You need to pin the crotch in place (as shown in the pic) and sew it.

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Turn them inside out and and cut of excess fabric as shown below.

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Now you need to pick out some fabric. I was making this one for my sister who loves the color pink so of course she picked a pink fabric. I also used some strips of denim from when I cut of some of the pant legs.

There are so many different variables of what you can do, you can do only one color, do several, or add embellishments like I did with the first one I made.  What I did was take leftover fabric from the jeans and a pink fabric like I said earlier. There’s really no measurements I can give, you just have to make sure to cut the fabric out a little longer than necessary so you can sew it to the jeans.

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So you want to pin the strips of fabric together (if you choose to do it that way, if not and you just have an entire piece of fabric skip this step) and then sew it all together. Doing it before saves time and is less hassle. You may have noticed that I didn’t pin the middle piece to the top piece that’s because I needed to make a seam first, if you don’t know how to do that follow the instructions below.

 

How to make a seam:

First place one piece of fabric on the other, right sides together.

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Next pin it together and sew.

Last flip them over (right sides out) and you’re done!

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So yeah I had to do that because the edges didn’t have seams already like the some of the others.

Anyway after you’re done that do the same thing for the back of it (make seams whenever needed).

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Front view. 

 

 

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Back view.

Now you’re ready to sew the fabric to the actual skirt. Begin by pinning it in place and starting from the top, sew down to the bottom. Do the same on back.

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As you can see it’s very bulky so you should go slowly and carefully! 

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Turn it inside out and if you sewed it like I did there will be excess fabric so you should cut this off.

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Now you’re almost done and you have two choices either don’t hem it (just be warned denim does fray) or hem it! If you choice to hem it here’s how:

Carefully turn up the end about half an inch or whatever length you want, pin as you go and do this all the way around  then just sew keeping it as straight  as possible.

Now you are finally done! Hope this has helped and if you have any questions just ask down below!

Elisabeth

How to Turn a Pair of Jeans Into a Skirt, Part 1

So I’m finally getting around to doing a tutorial on this! Don’t worry about if you’re a beginner at sewing (so am I) because making these are fairly easy!

This part is going to be about cutting it out the next part will be about sewing it all together. So without further ado let’s get started!

First you need to pick out a pair of jeans that fit you in the waist don’t worry if the cuffs are frayed or if there’s anything wrong with them on the lower legs because most likely you will be cutting this part off depending on the length you want it to be.

So after you do that you want to grab another skirt that you like the length of and place it on top of the jeans and cut leaving a little room to hem it later.  I just cut a little snip on both sides, take the other skirt of and cut it out then.

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After that you are going to take the jeans and rip the seams along the INSIDE of the pants until you get to crotch part then you will need to rip about halfway up it (do the same on the back only do it to about the bottom of the pockets, some people cut it with scissors but I would not advice you to do this) do NOT skip this part or you have weird looking skirt when you’re done. I took a pair of tiny scissors and ripped the seams out that way but if you have a seam ripper it’s totally fine to use that as well.

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They should look like this!
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This is how it should look in the front when you cut the crotch.

 

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This is how it should look in the back when you cut the crotch.

So you’re done the seam ripping now just lay out the pants and pin them in place (as shown in picture). Now you are done that part of the whole project! *psyches myself up for a day of sewing*

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Front view when pinned.
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 Back view when pinned.

I will be sewing it this Saturday and I will take pics and try to do the post tomorrow as well!

Hope this will help y’all!

Elisabeth