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.

DIY Quilt From Upcycled Flannel Shirts

If you’ve been thinking about trying your hand at quilt making, before going to your local fabric store, source your quilt fabric from shirts at a thrift store or even in your own closet. Thrift stores are now overflowing thanks … Continue reading

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DIY Braided Fleece Blanket

Now that the temperature is dropping, it’s time to wrap up in a toasty warm fleece blanket. This soft and delicate DIY throw is just right for snuggling up on the couch or or adding a touch of warmth to … Continue reading

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DIY Spider Web Pillow

If you enjoy the change of the season with the cooler air, the autumn colors and the feeling of a little danger lurking around every corner, then you’re ready to start bewitching your favorite digs for Halloween. It could be … Continue reading

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DIY Shark Hooded Fleece Blanket

If sharks are your thing and Shark Week can’t come soon enough in your book every year, then you’ll want to dive into this fun, cozy, hooded blanket project. It’ll just take an afternoon to create some snuggly fun for … Continue reading

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DIY Fabric Firewood Carrier: A New One Minute Video

There’s nothing like relaxing next to a backyard fire pit or the cozy feeling of warming up by a crackling fire in a wood stove. Instead of getting dirty while carrying firewood, do it in style with this DIY fabric … Continue reading

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How to Sew a Buttonhole: New One Minute Video and Tutorial

Buttonholes can be one of the scariest undertakings when learning how to sew. They are usually one of the last steps in a project and if not sewn correctly, can actually ruin a design. But I’m here to tell you, … Continue reading

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DIY Spider Web Poncho: A New One Minute Video and Tutorial

Embrace your spooky side, add a little mystery to your wardrobe and catch some fun in your web when you wear this simple, no-sew, felt spider web cape. Just grab your cauldron, stir in some creepy black felt, a little … Continue reading

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DIY Padded Bike Seat Cover: A New One Minute Video

Whether you’re an endurance rider, a road racer, a mountain biker, a commuter or leisure rider, a comfy bike seat can definitely make the difference between a good ride or a bad one. Once you’ve spent time finding the perfect … Continue reading

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How to Preserve Peaches: A New One Minute Video

Sewing and refashioning is definitely one of my favorite things to do, but I love to preserve fresh summer produce, too. My editor at eHow has graciously allowed me to expand and produce some canning videos and tutorials for you … Continue reading

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How to Sew a Bike Pouch: New One Minute Video

If you’ve recently taken to the road on a bike, and you love to sew, then this DIY bike pouch could be a perfect way to combine two of your favorite hobbies and create a spot to carry a few … Continue reading

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