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 Fabric Travel Checkerboard Game: New One Minute Video

One of the beauties of traveling or camping is becoming unplugged from our electronic devices long enough to reconnect with the joys of playing those simple but fun board games again. Create this travel checkerboard that’s lightweight and convenient enough … Continue reading

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New Video: Round Drawstring Makeup Bag and Happy National Bias Tape Day

Not really. I just made that National Bias Tape Day thing up. But don’t you think there should be!??!! I know it’s weird, but can I get an AMEN if you like making bias tape as much as I do? … Continue reading

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New Video and Tutorial: DIY Reusable Grocery Bags From Pet Food Sacks

You guys! It’s coming… You know, that time when the single-use plastic bags will no longer be a part of our lives. As a matter of fact, when visiting the coast, we found out that Newport, Oregon has already implemented … Continue reading

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DIY: Reusable Fabric Makeup Remover Pads and How a Random Link to a Sewing Pattern Changed My Life

How did I miss this? As I was reading through some old comments, (which I do for fun, it always rolls my socks up and down to read your thoughts about what I do) I came across a comment from … Continue reading

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6 Beautiful Ways to Get Rid of Plastic Waste

Are you ready to join the zero-waste movement? Have plastic grocery and produce bags been trying to take over your home? Have you been shoving these plastic bags into closets and cupboards for years now so they fall at your … Continue reading

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DIY Bubble Station for Kids: A New One Minute Video

There’s just something magical about bubbles. The mesmerizing beauty of them has been inspiring artists, winemakers and children for centuries. Whether they are floating gracefully through the air or popping as soon as they fall onto a blade of summer … Continue reading

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DIY Fabric Jar Openers: A New One Minute Video

I’m not much of a gardener, no green thumb for this girl. But, give me a canner, some beautiful jars, a few lids and I will put some serious food by. I can make jam like nobody’s business. Pickled asparagus … Continue reading

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DIY Reusable Grocery & Produce Bag From a Dishtowel: New Video and I’d Love Your Opinion

Are you ready to join the zero-waste movement? Have plastic grocery and produce bags been trying to take over your home? Have you been shoving these plastic bags into closets and cupboards for years now so they fall at your … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!!!

 My beautiful mom! Each time I look in the mirror, your eyes smile back at me. Each time I sew, your hands guide me along. Each time I fall, your arms lift me up. Each time I pray, your voice … Continue reading

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DIY Reusable Tea Bags: New One Minute Video

Tea has long been a part of daily life and rituals all over the world. Many people are embracing this herbal goodness again as a way of slowing down and becoming more mindful. You can even be a mix-master and … Continue reading

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