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 Gnome Bottle Toppers: New One Minute Video

Up your gift-giving game and present the gnome lovers on your list with a bottle of their favorite drink topped with a delightful handmade gnome. These little Nordic folklore creatures were originally thought to protect the homestead unless they weren’t … Continue reading

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DIY Fabric Hot Dish Basket: New One Minute Video

A sit-down dinner during the holidays (or at any time for that matter) is a real treat, and eating family-style can make a shared meal feel even more warm and cozy. However, passing those hot dishes around the table with … Continue reading

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DIY Mittens From an Upcycled Flannel Shirt = Shmittens :)

Hey all you Smitten people out there. Remember my Mittens Made From Sweaters posts and videos? Well, here’s another fun idea that I’m now calling: SHMITTENS!!! Hahahahaha! Get it? Shirt + Mittens = SHMITTENS!!! Oh my gosh, sometimes I just … Continue reading

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DIY Tote Bag From an Upcycled Flannel Shirt

There’s just something so cozy and comfy about a flannel shirt. The weather starts to get cooler and we happily bring out our thermals. We layer them over turtlenecks and under vests, but why not bring that same snug feeling … Continue reading

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Fall Holiday Sewing

Even getting ready with DIY projects for small fall holiday gatherings can be colorful and fun. Continue reading

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DIY Felt Fall Leaves Table Runner: A New One Minute Video

Smaller holiday gatherings can be fun and colorful, too, with this delightful leaf table runner that can be made in a couple of hours. Continue reading

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DIY Quilt From Upcycled Flannel Shirts

If you’ve been thinking about trying your hand at quilt making, before going to your local fabric store, source your quilt fabric from shirts at a thrift store or even in your own closet. Thrift stores are now overflowing thanks … Continue reading

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DIY Braided Fleece Blanket

Now that the temperature is dropping, it’s time to wrap up in a toasty warm fleece blanket. This soft and delicate DIY throw is just right for snuggling up on the couch or or adding a touch of warmth to … Continue reading

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DIY Spider Web Pillow

If you enjoy the change of the season with the cooler air, the autumn colors and the feeling of a little danger lurking around every corner, then you’re ready to start bewitching your favorite digs for Halloween. It could be … Continue reading

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DIY Shark Hooded Fleece Blanket

If sharks are your thing and Shark Week can’t come soon enough in your book every year, then you’ll want to dive into this fun, cozy, hooded blanket project. It’ll just take an afternoon to create some snuggly fun for … Continue reading

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