My first DIY, It's a Full Midi Skirt...

Happy Monday Lovelies!

Nanette Lepore "L'Amour" Sleeveless Shirt (via Jcpenney)
Black & White Houndstooth Full Midi Skirt (I made)
 Lips Clutch (via Ebay)
JewelMint Necklace
Justfab "Jeneva" Sandals (HERE)
MAC "Flat Out Fabulous" Lipstick (HERE)
I hope you all had a lovely weekend! I sure did even though I mostly worked but I still got to see the fireworks and attend a cookout briefly. If you follow me on instagram (@rallydfashionfanatic) then you already know about this exciting news. I am so stoked to share my first DIY with y'all...:) I love my Nigerian culture and I take pride in wearing my Nigerian outfits mostly made with Ankara fabric but living in the US makes it kinda expensive to get those outfits made. Also, I have always wanted to learn how to sew so that I can make my own Ankara outfits and not get charged excessively for it. I actually got a sewing machine last year, and only used it for making small alternations for myself. Since I have some free time nowadays, I challenged myself to learn how to sew. In the past week and a half, I have watched tons of youtube videos to get a hang of sewing. Guess the first complete piece I made?  Of course it's a full midi, I made it using this Youtube tutorial HERE. Honestly, it's not the best in terms of constructions but I was so proud of myself for doing it and so I have been sewing every chance I get. I have made a couple of ankara pieces that I cannot wait to share with you...)
Thank you so much for stopping by and have a blessed week!


  1. Love it! I need that clutch, and your skirt turned out great!

  2. You did such a great job with the skirt, love it!! Plus your shoes are amazing!!

  3. Stunning skirt, great job, cant wait to see your ankara peices. Awesome shoes, you look younger with curly hair.

  4. nice outfit
    i love the bag and the skirt

  5. Your skirt looks perfect for someone who is sewing for the first time! Stunning shoes, I like! First timer on your blog I'm enjoying every moment Xx


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