Refashion Runway Season Four: Button Sew Along


A big thank you to everyone who sewed along with us this week on the Button Challenge!

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Vicky Myers from Vicky Myers Creations

I have been lucky to inherit my Gran’s and mother-in-law’s button boxes. I
have designed a bag which shows off many odd buttons. The bag is perfectly
sized for a purse, mobile phone and keys. Each side has different buttons.

Blog post here
http://vickymyerscreations.co.uk/recycled-bags/refashion-runaway-buttons-free-bag-pattern/

Wool Burgundy Tote Bag - step by step instructions to make your own

Free tote bag pattern, great use of your button stash

Button box

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Stine from Denmark

Idea: Make something larger and something smaller with the aid of buttons.
First
a homemade dress, that had become too small around the chest. I added a
button placket, that contributed a few much needed centimeters (or
inches).
And a too large skirt. I took it in with a pleat off center,
that I embellished with ribbon and buttons. I also shortened the dress
and altered its shape.
(I swear, it really is a complete coincidence that both garment are houndstooth
patterned).

Blogpost about both refashions:
http://saga-i-farver.blogspot.dk/2016/08/sew-along-refashion-runway-week-3.html

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Elizabeth from Elizabeth Made This

This week, I put together a button yoyo wristlet from a jar of yoyos in my
sewing room, a whole lot of decorative stitching on buttons that I added to
the bag. The yoyos are backed with some turquoise faille I cut from a
skirt that I made and never wore. I’ve wanted to make this kind of little
purse forever, and I’m glad to have had the inspiration of this week’s
challenge! All the details of the bag are at Elizabeth Made This
http://elizabethmadethis.com/button-yoyo-wristlet/

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Claudia from Sew Lil Time

This week for Buttons, I thought I would do something different. I did not want to
make another dress and I have tons of jeans at home. So I thought I would make a
cropped jacket. It became a cropped vest (read my blog post to know why…) and I
trimmed it with a tie. The button part is a cat silhouette, because I LOVE CATS !!!
Enjoy !

Claudia

Blogpost:
http://sewliltime.blogspot.ca/2016/08/refashion-runway-sewalong-week-3-buttons.html

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Charlotte from New Zealand

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If you haven’t had a chance to vote for your favorite Button Refashion click here to vote.

The winner of the Button Challenge will be announced tomorrow morning.

Stay tuned…..

About The Renegade Seamstress

I'm a busy wife, mom, grandma, and teacher who loves to create. I've joined the refashion scene and I 'd like to share and connect with all those talented and creative people out there doing similar things.
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2 Responses to Refashion Runway Season Four: Button Sew Along

  1. All of these are so awesome and creative! Keep up the good work ladies!

  2. Debbierose says:

    I’m drooling, i adore buttons

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