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 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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Accessorize Your Car with a DIY Fabric Steering Wheel Cover: New One Minute Video

Accessorize, accessorize, accessorize: It’s not just for clothes and homes anymore. Nope, even cars want to get in on the accessory action. Why not adorn the interior of your car with a colorful, handmade steering wheel cover? Not only will … Continue reading

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DIY Reusable Microwave Popcorn Bags: New One Minute Video

Popcorn—not only does it tastes great, it also connects us to people we love and good times. From snuggling up together on a couch watching movies to cheering on our favorite team, popcorn plays a big part. But, if you’ve … Continue reading

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Throwback Saturday: Polka Dot Shirt Redesign Tutorial

“Life is trying things to see if they work.” -Ray Bradbury This shirt and post are the perfect examples of Ray Bradbury’s quote. When I started out redesigning this huge shirt, I wasn’t really sure where I was going with … Continue reading

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How to Make Reusable Beeswax Food Wraps: New One Minute Video

If you want to bee the life of your next party, show up carrying your salad in a bowl covered by a homemade beeswax cover. Everyone will be asking for the name of the hip new marketplace selling them. You will definitely … Continue reading

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New One Minute Video: How to Make Custom Luggage Tags

I wrapped up the last of the gifts with a mischievous grin on my face. I had done it. No one knew. Not yet at least. Now, I just had to wait a few more days. The thought of their … Continue reading

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New One Minute Video: How to Sew a Skillet Handle Cover

Excuse me while Snoopy and I do a happy dance! SNOW DAY TODAY!! Our little valley has been inundated with mountains of beautiful snow for the last few days and I just got the call a few minutes ago that … Continue reading

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