Posts tagged no sew
DIY Iron On Letter (Bae Area) Sweatshirt

Lately, I've really grown fond of sweatshirts (like this DIY) and graphic tees (I've got a project in the works!) as an actual wardrobe staple - partly because they're oh-so cozy, and partly because I'm all about the casual, laidback (yet deliberate) California style. This sweatshirt might be on the too casual side of the spectrum, but I've been dying to do this project for awhile now, ever since I came across a version of sweatshirt on an Instagram post a couple months ago.

Am I the only one who finds "Bae Area" so funny?!? I feel very lucky that this (now overused) slang term can so easily be punny for us Bay Area residents. With everyone referring to East Bay and South Bay and the Bay and Bays everywhere, the word play opportunities are endless!

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DIY No-Sew Short Sleeve Sweatshirt

I'm super excited about this post, for a few reasons. First,this short-sleeve sweater is inspired by one of my favorite fashion bloggers, Sincerely Jules, whose simple, laidback California style has really appealed to me lately. Second reason I love this DIY project is because it's unbelievably easy, almost so much that I wondered whether it's a substantial enough project to post! It's really just cutting and gluing -- doesn't require any sewing, so it's a DIY-for-all kind of project.

Lastly, this sweatshirt is absolutely PERFECT for an SF resident like me. With our notoriously foggy summers and morning chill, I can't imagine another piece of clothing I'd rather be in when I go out to the farmer's market or just head to brunch. It's cozy yet lightweight, casual yet chic. I feel like this hybrid sweatshirt perfectly represents the city's weather and vibe.

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J.Crew Inspired No-Sew Pullover Shirttail Sweater

I came back from my Bike and Build trip with an insatiable desire to shop, after being deprived of an excuse to buy any new clothes for 6 months. However, this itch was unfortunately coupled with my unemployment-induced guilt of spending any money at all. So, when I saw this sweater at J.Crew -- drooling over the two-for-one awesomeness but agonizing over the price tag -- I knew I had to make one.

I mean, it's a pretty simple piece - sweater and cotton/linen shirt. And, from previous thrift shopping experience, I knew these would be easy finds at my local Goodwill or Salvation Army. 

The best thing about this DIY sweater, other than being an awesome addition to your fall wardrobe, is that you don't need to sew a single stitch. That's right, no needle or thread!

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