Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals.
I co-host the Your Home Story podcast and believe you can love your home just the way it is, AND have the power to design and make big changes to make it better.
I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!
Mom to Otto born April 2018 and Lucy born August 2020!

Sewing Gallery

Visuals are so important, right?! Here's an image gallery of all my recent garment sewing projects, and dresses from previous years. This blog used to be called Adventures in Dressmaking. As such, I have made a LOT of dresses in the past! (Read more about the change from Adventures in Dressmaking to Create/Enjoy here.) I started this gallery as a dress gallery, but you'll also see recent tops and rompers and such.

You can also check out my tutorials gallery for all my sewing and DIY tutorials, including home dec and wedding DIYs!

2017 DRESSES! (& tops, & rompers)

Off-the-shoulder pleated bias bell sleeve dress

Off-white/black striped linen romper

Blue and white striped linen jumpsuit

Blue stripe circle ruffle tie neck sundress

Black floral open shoulder flutter sleeve swing dress

Navy eyelet lace floral off-the-shoulder ruffle top

Navy floral knit faux wrap dress

2016 DRESSES! (& tops, & rompers)

Tiny bias cut ruffle trim top

Denim off-the-shoulder ruffle top

White oversized polka dot shift dress

Simple gingham tie-neck top

Simple knit strapless romper/cover-up

Black/white gingham fit-and-flare dress

Embroidery-inspired ribbon trim shift dress

Black & white bias stripe tie sleeveless top

Navy print tie halter jumpsuit

Strapless floral print ruffle top

Blue and white stripe off-the-shoulder dress

Colorful print pleated skirt fit--and-flare dress

Off-the-shoulder embellished ruffle top

Super simple knit maxi tank dress

Black/white buffalo check ruffle sundress

Bias-cut linen peplum top from a dress pattern

Seersucker off-the-shoulder peasant top

Top from a vintage cover-up dress pattern

Swingy lace darted sleeveless top

Perfect floral print knit wrap dress

Shimmery circle skirt party dress

2015 DRESSES! (& tops)

Black lace Taylor Swift party dress

Festive plaid jumper from vintage wool

Flannel plaid tunic top from a dress pattern

Simple tie-neck top from a dress pattern

Denim shift dress with organic cotton lace

Dark denim versatile romper

Lilly Pulitzer-ey bright shift dress

White drop-waist dress with inset eyelet lace

Lavender floral print halter maxi dress

Organic cotton knit tank dress

Denim peplum top from dress pattern

Contrast stripe denim shift dress

Black and ivory triangle print knit maxi dress

Black-on-black cotton lace shift dress

2014 DRESSES! (and a romper)

Swingy skirt drop waist knit dress

Gathered halter self-fabric lined maxi dress

Grown-up dark grey knit romper

DIY simple knit tank dress, tie-dyed

Floral print halter maxi dress

The Little Denim Dress, strapless pattern

Off-white lace midi-maxi dress

Navy & red preppy dress (modified)

The Staple Dress in lightweight denim

DIY J.Crew scalloped shift dress tutorial

Navy & white striped knit dress (modified)

Vintage fabric strappy halter dress

Black/white geometric print maxi dress

Light pink floral lace shift dress

DIY cutout back dress tutorial/striped dress

Out & About Dress in grey knit

Yes/No grey & white lace party dress

Blue & white floral stripe bias sundress

Navy & teal lace overlay fitted dress


Ivory lace/shimmery grey skirt party dress

Black/white fall knit maxi dress

Two-fer polka dot half vintage fabric dress

Lime green organic cotton knit maxi dress

Pink/grey plaid strappy maxi dress dress

Pink/orange retro stripe sheath dress

Little white eyelet dress (modified)

Navy knit versatile maxi dress

Bright blue cotton vintage pattern dress

Retro caning print strappy sundress

Ivory floral lace circle skirt dress

Vintage lace collared dress (modified)

Classic navy/white striped knit dress

Shimmery neutral high-low skirt party dress


Textured bright red Christmas party dress

One-year anniversary ivory lace shift dress

Bright blue birthday party dress

Kate Spade-inspired navy ruffle hem dress

Coral zigzag strapless dress

Recycled skirt, recycled bodice strapless dress

Soft summer pink/grey plaid dress

Mint & pale blue bustier sundress

Red, white, & blue lighthouse print dress

Red & white print white piping dress

Mint & yellow linen fancy bodice dress

Black/gold peplum party dress

Blue & white check picnic dress

Vintage-inspired pink, white collar dress

Pastel poly brocade party dress

Upcycled sequin top strapless party dress

Classic work dress in grey wool

Brown knit circle skirt iceskater dress

Black print elastic waist dress

Ivory knit polka dot lace dress



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