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.

Simple Tips For Sewing With Leather

Sewing with leather on your home sewing machine is totally possible. There is absolutely no reason to fear leather. As long as you remember to make a few adjustments to your regular sewing, you’ll be sewing leather projects like¬†chic bucket … Continue reading

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Sending You Some Love With These Valentine’s Day Projects

How to Make a Rose Heart Pillow and a Love Story Feelin’ the Love in my Valentine’s Day Refashion Ruffled Heart Shirt Just in Time For Valentine’s Day (Love, love, love this sweet girl!!!) Upcycle a Thrift Store Sweater Just … Continue reading

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DIY Felt Flowers Bouquet: New Video and Tutorial Just in Time For Valentine’s Day

‘Tis the season to give flowers. It’s no wonder that in February, during the depths of winter in some places, we’ve made a holiday that includes flowers. Flowers just have a way of brightening up an otherwise dark and dreary … Continue reading

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The DIY Sweater Mitten Making Mansion and Tutorial: A Blast From the Past: 2012

All of the attention and fun that has been coming out of Bernie Sanders Sweater Mittens has inspired me to look back at a fun sweater mitten making class I taught in 2012 and some pictures of the finished mittens … Continue reading

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Upcycled Sweater Mitten Tutorial and Pattern, Just Like Bernie’s

You guys!! All of the fun memes of Bernie Sanders and his upcycled sweater mittens have just been crackin’ me up!! I couldn’t help posting links to all of my Sweater Mittens patterns, tutorials and videos throughout the years, just … Continue reading

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DIY Fleece Pocket Scarf: New One Minute Video and Another Giveaway

Wow, I’m counting my blessings this morning and boy, I have so many! In addition to my family, my friends, my beautiful home, and my health, I’m so blessed to be able to create tutorials for eHow and I enjoy … Continue reading

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The Winner of the No-Sew Fleece Hat and the No-Sew Fleece Fringe Scarf

I’ve been so blessed through this blog, through eHow, through my book, through my videos, webinars and classes and through your support and encouragement. Your interactions, clicks, comments and well wishes have helped to bring me opportunities and helped to … Continue reading

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DIY No-Sew Fleece Fringe Scarf Plus Another Giveaway

Baby, it’s cold outside, and a fringe scarf will not only keep you cozy and warm but will also make a nice accent for any outfit. You don’t even have to know how to sew for this piece-of-cake project. Just … Continue reading

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DIY No-Sew Fleece Hat Plus a Giveaway

Get ready for winter and keep your noggin warm with a delightful DIY fleece hat. Even if sewing isn’t your thing, you can still make a cozy, soft hat to match every outfit. It’s a simple project, and your biggest … Continue reading

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DIY Felt Gingerbread Ornaments: New One Minute Video

Dating all the way back to the 15th century, the gingerbread man has become a holiday classic. It’s no wonder that so many people choose to make this cookie during the holidays with the delicious scents that fill the house … Continue reading

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