Monthly Archives: November 2015

Holiday Sale: 25% Off The Refashion Handbook: Refit, Redesign, Remake For Every Body

Thanks for stopping by all these years! Your visits, comments and encouragement make it all worth it. For your holiday shopping pleasure, The Refashion Handbook is now 25% off. Click here to order some for the seamstresses in your life. Have a … Continue reading

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Fun Thanksgiving DIYs To Do With Kids

Tomorrow is the big day. You can get the kids involved in holiday decorating by adding a thoughtful touch to your Thanksgiving table with whimsical turkey place cards. Made with love and kid fingerprints, these vibrant and colorful turkeys will … Continue reading

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DIY: You CAN Rock That Too-Small Leather Skirt After All!

I’ve always thought that there is something so extravagant, so luxurious, and so gorgeous about a leather skirt. Leather skirts seemed a bit self-indulgent to me, but you know what?Why not be a bit self-indulgent during the holiday season? We’re so totally worth … Continue reading

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An Easy DIY Fringe Cardigan

Getting dressed in the morning will be so much more fun when you have a couple of these ridiculously easy-to-make fringe cardigans hanging around in your closet. All you need is 1 1/2 yards of knit sweater fabric and about 30 … Continue reading

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How to Hem Knits Without a Serger

I’m here to tell you that you can sew most anything on a basic sewing machine. Nothing too fancy here for The Renegade Seamstress. However, one of these days, I just know someone important in the sewing world is going … Continue reading

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A Truly Inspiring Refashion Story: Angel Gowns

I have two new heroes…. John and Diane Wright. They are my refashion heroes!!! To see what refashioning looks like in it’s finest form, check out what this couple is doing with yard sale wedding dresses. I’d love to be involved in … Continue reading

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FUN! Another Television Appearance Yesterday

The fun and creative Happi House crew invited me to come to Minneapolis again and film a few more episodes for their lifestyle show. My “No Sew” episode aired yesterday on the CW channel in the Midwest. If you missed yesterday’s episode, and … Continue reading

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How to Add Sleeves to a Sleeveless Dress

I do it all the time. I buy those sleeveless thrift store dresses with a little fantasy playing in my head about how great I’m gonna look when I wear it. When I get home, I try it on, only to … Continue reading

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