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.

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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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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