Monthly Archives: March 2014

Today is the Day!

Today is the big day! At 8:00 am Pacific Time, I get to present my very first BurdaStyle web seminar. Refashion: Inspiration and Projects to Revamp and Recycle Your Wardrobe for Less There is still time to sign up if you’d … Continue reading

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DIY: Felted Jewelry Pouch Tutorial

I’m proud of the people I come from and I happen to be the lucky recipient and caretaker of some of their most cherished pieces of jewelry. Isn’t this dress amazing!   Aren’t they beautiful! And they were a big part of the Washington DC social … Continue reading

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DIY: Three Refashioned Easter Basket Tutorials

 “Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail, hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on it’s way!” This year, why not create a handmade fabric Easter basket that your child will cherish  after the treats inside are long gone. I’ve put together … Continue reading

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DIY: Boho Chic Cowgirl Shirt and Some Winners

I love the Boho Chic look. I was thrilled to find a HUGE sheer peasant shirt at the thrift store. I planned to channel my inner hippie and wear it proudly. Well, perhaps it’s because I live in rural Eastern … Continue reading

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Meet Debby From Culler Creations

I’d like to introduce you to my newest partner, Debby Carter from Culler Creations. Debby lives way up north in Alaska and loves to sew and refashion. She designed an innovative pattern for a toasty warm Snow Skirt and has taught … Continue reading

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DIY: Gussy Up Your Denim With a Vintage Serape

Mark my words, one of these days you’ll be receiving a postcard from some exotic place with my name on the back. I think somewhere in warm and sunny Mexico would be just the ticket.   I have a feeling … Continue reading

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DIY: Tribal Print Leather Bracelet

Ok, I think it’s time I tell you something about myself. Most of the time when I tell people about this, the looks on their faces say they don’t believe me. But it’s true. For a long time I didn’t … Continue reading

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Mom, BurdaStyle is on the Phone for You!!!!!

This has definitely been a year of firsts for me. Just when things start to get comfortable, I’m thrust into a whole new realm. A whole new opportunity comes my way. Last Thursday, Alicyn Stensaas, the eMedia Production Coordinator for … Continue reading

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Simple Alteration: Big Change for a Denim Coat

Pretty sure I’m not alone in this. Getting things big enough for my hips usually means too big in the waist. What to do? Sometimes too big not only means too wide but it also means too long. I love … Continue reading

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Winners Announced

  The winner of this cute sweater beret is: Tara Crawford Leininger And the winner of the Craft Schmaft Hot Air Balloon Kit is: LeeAnn Curtis Thank you both so much for your nice comments over at eHow on my … Continue reading

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