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 Embroidered Bell Bottom Inserts: One Minute Video

Ok, so I’m minding my own business, flipping through the new Sundance catalog and what do I see? Embroidered bell bottom jeans!!!!!!! I couldn’t believe my eyes, but there they were in all of their free-spirit glory. 🙂 Be still … Continue reading

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DIY Towel Robe: A One Minute Video

Whether you’re just getting out of the shower or relaxing on the beach, a towel robe will stay put and allow you to use your hands while you’re lounging around the water or getting ready for the day. A handmade towel … Continue reading

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Floral Embroidery for Jeans: A New One Minute Video

OK, so maybe, just maybe I cheated a little bit. But can you blame me?!?!!! I love the look of embroidered jeans, so fresh and happy, but seriously, I just don’t have the time to embroider myself. Someday maybe “slow … Continue reading

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Easy to Make Mosquito Repellent Bracelet: A One Minute DIY Video

Summer means backyard BBQs, fun in the sun, and beach parties, but no one wants to be slapping pesky insects when venturing into the great outdoors. You can wave bye-bye to bugs and look great doing it when you wear … Continue reading

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Make Shorts (or Pants) a Bigger Size: A DIY One Minute Video

I always have the best intentions every spring. “I’m going to lose those extra pounds and fit into my favorite shorts again.” But somehow July rolls around, it’s hot and the shorts don’t fit yet. I could just give them … Continue reading

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DIY One Minute Video: Off-the-Shoulder Shirt

Sometimes, I worry about myself. Katie used to remind me quite often that it wasn’t the 70’s anymore. Maybe she was right, perhaps I haven’t moved on. I’ve always had a thing about off-the-shoulder blouses. I think they are so … Continue reading

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DIY Cool Fabric Labels: A One Minute Video

Well yes, a sharpie WOULD work…. but, why not amp up your labeling game with these custom fabric labels? I mean all the cool kids will have them at camp this year… And yes, you COULD get carried away and … Continue reading

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More REAL TINY DIY: Make a Pallet Sofa

My good friends at eHow are at it again. Creating these amazing REAL TINY DIY videos for your viewing pleasure. 🙂 And this time they’ve created a REAL TINY Pallet Sofa complete with a tiny circular saw and drill that actually … Continue reading

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How to Make a Tutu: Newest One Minute Video

 Ok now really, is there anyone out there who can resist a cute little baby in a tutu? Check out my newest one minute eHow video for all of your little “squishies” out there. If you’d like to make a … Continue reading

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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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