Stripes & Wax Prints (DIY Skirt)

I don't wear mini skirts much but when I do, they are made by me. I felt the urge to make this colorful African wax print fabric because spring has decided it won't be showing up on time this year. I used New Look 6103 for this skirt. Since I made a version of this... Continue Reading →


For the Love of African Prints

Wearing vibrant and colorful African prints is one way I love to celebrate my roots and culture. This simple gathered skirt was one of the first handmade items I made using African print. After almost two years, I am finally blogging about it. I remember being excited about making this beautiful yet simple piece with the... Continue Reading →

DIY: Textured Knit Skirt

I've been obsessing over textured/quilted knits for a while now so I was excited to finally buy a couple of yards. Although the fabric is slightly heavy for warmer weather, I whipped up a quick self-drafted pleated skirt because I really cannot imagine waiting for the right time to wear it. I think the pastel pink makes... Continue Reading →

New Look Mini Skirt

Spring automatically means mini skirts right? The warmer spring has definitely caused me to push up some more summer appropriate projects up my list. This New Look 6103 pattern was so much fun to sew up. It was very easy which is always a plus. My favorite thing about it is the shaped hem which... Continue Reading →

Windowpane Fabric Love

This post is to simply show my love for this fabric. I love it so much that I made a top and a skirt out it. What are some of your favorite fabric prints? Enjoy! Sylvia The Ravel Out XOXO    

Spring has Sprung!

Anybody who knows me knows that I'm a tropical girl at heart. I've been excited for the warmer weather since January haha! Finally, I can start wearing my extremely vibrant prints. I made this African print dress using Burda 6758. This fabric can also be found on my Etsy store. Sylvia The Ravel Out XOXO... Continue Reading →

Nita Wrap Skirt

I'm on a pattern testing roll! Had the opportunity to test the Nita Wrap Skirt for Sew DIY. I love everything about this skirt. Can't wait to make more in fun prints. Happy Monday! Update: The pattern is now available for purchase here. Sylvia The Ravel Out XOXO

Shades of Pink

Happy new month! Starting the month of love with a new handmade skirt. This fabric was tough to work with because it frayed like crazy but it was totally worth it. Sylvia The Ravel Out XOXO  

Summertime Prep Top

It's actually wintertime right now but i'm a tropical girl at heart. Instead of sewing coats and warm stuff, I am prepping for summertime. Nothing wrong with that right? Top: self-drafted Skirt: self-drafted Sylvia The Ravel Out XOXO  

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