Author Archives: The Renegade Seamstress

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.

The Newest Trend: Tiny!!!

You guys! Have you seen the new tiny videos? They are so compelling, intriguing and just plain cool. I could watch them all day long! I mean seriously, how DO they cook on that teeny tiny little stove? And those teeny … Continue reading

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How to Turn a Crew Neck T-Shirt Into a V-Neck: A Fun One Minute Sewing Video

For those group shirts you get from school/company/race/sport etc. that come with a high crew neck that seems to choke you and you’d like to feel like you had a little more breathing room…. Many women also choose a V-neck … Continue reading

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New One Minute Sewing Video: How to Make An Apron From Shirts

Make a new, bright and cheerful spring apron for someone you love or maybe even yourself. So many colors to choose from… Check out one of my newest videos from eHow.  I can’t tell you enough how much fun I have … Continue reading

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A New Video Series to Binge Watch: The Renegade Seamstress Show

Need a new video series to binge watch? Well, you’ve come to the right place! OK, so it might not be the next Downton Abby or This is Us, and it really isn’t called The Renegade Seamstress Show (although I think … Continue reading

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My Latest Obsession: God’s Eyes or Ojo de Dios and a Giveaway

You guys! Remember those fun yarn weavings from summer camp? Yah, those colorful God’s Eyes. (Did you just have a flashback?)  Well, they’re back in a big way but they’ve grown up a bit. I’m obsessed with making these little beauties right now. … Continue reading

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Mend Those Jeans With a Sashiko-Inspired Stitch

Remember when I confessed that I hated mending? It’s true! In the past, when I glanced at my mending basket, I’d hear those high-pitched horror movie violins and run the other way. I know it’s weird, for as much I … Continue reading

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Turn Your Old Leather Jacket Into a Chic Bucket Bag

Whoa! I’m the first to admit that I love a good snowstorm. And I have to say, I’m partially to blame for this latest Snowpocalyse. I wished for a white Christmas. I wished for the cold so the snow would … Continue reading

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Top 10 Renegade Seamstress Projects of 2016

Call me weird, but I love reading all of the top 10 lists that come out at the end of the year. Anything from the most popular nail polish colors to the best new books to read. So, I thought you might … Continue reading

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How to Make a Totally Convenient Casserole Carrier

When it’s cold outside and you’re on your way to a potluck, the last thing you want to happen is to arrive at the party with a chilly casserole in hand. Instead of asking to reheat your recipe when you arrive, … Continue reading

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DIY Cozy Sweater Slippers: Perfect Project For a Snowy Day

I just knew if I said it out loud, and said it enough times, it would happen. And it did! It’s officially a SNOW DAY!!! I don’t have to go to school and I get to go to the studio … Continue reading

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