Monthly Archives: October 2013

Time to Vote! Refashion Runway: The Leather Challenge

I love this leather cuff from Think Geek. (Hint, hint) Not only is it leather, but it is precisely WHY I get up at 4:45 each morning. *** This week, the five remaining competitors took those words to heart and … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway: And The Winner of the Peplum Challenge is…..

Before I announce the winner, I would just like to say that all of the seamstresses were very brave this week, they all stepped out of the box, tried something new and created some beautiful peplums for us.  Congratulations to … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway: Peplum Sewalongs

Hey, remember Elizabeth, from The Hungry Octopus and the first season of Refashion Runway?  She took some time out from her own Fall Refashion Series: Favorite Art Museum and came back to join us this week for the Peplum Sew Along! … Continue reading

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The Craftsy Blogger Awards

The moment I saw the announcement, my heart began to race! What an honor it would be to receive The Craftsy Blogger Award! To me, it would be like winning an Oscar, an Emmy, or a Grammy. “This October, Craftsy … Continue reading

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Time to Vote! Refashion Runway: Season Two- Peplum Challenge

As I was perched upon MY personal peplum pulpit, preaching the praises of this perky pattern, who knew many of the others were petrified of this popular trend. (Say that five times real fast) 🙂   But come to find … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway: And the Emerald Challenge Winner is……..

The Emerald Isle. The Emerald City. The Emerald Challenge. All marvelous. All beautiful. All magical. AND,  for the first time in Refashion Runway history, between the public voting and the contestants scores of each other, WE HAVE A TIE between … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway: Emerald Sew Alongs

Molly, who has sewn costumes for years,  just recently jumped out of her pattern box to join the refashion world. Her husband accuses her of being addicted to repurposing. Hmmmmmm…….(Looking up and whistling) I wouldn’t know anything about THAT…. 😉 … Continue reading

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