Category Archives: Refashioning

Awards, chips, vintage campers, AND oil field trash?

Ok, now how lucky am I? Two blogging awards in one week! I’ve received the Versatile Blogger Award. Thanks to Kelly from Re Stitch Me ! I highly recommend you check out Kelly’s blog. She has the re-purposing bug, too, and … Continue reading

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Nothing says “Spring” like stripes!

Nothing says spring like stripes. This XL thrift store striped shirt was just begging me for a refashion. I was inspired by Little Miss Momma  and my wonderful new assistant, Valerie, to make this spring shirt and necklace.   So … Continue reading

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The Sunshine Award

One of the many reasons I started this blog was to connect with all those creative and talented people who have inspired me along the way. I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know people around the world who share … Continue reading

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Trying to “Think Spring”!

This is one of my favorite refashions so far. I used a thrift store tee shirt and an old long wrap around skirt to make this dress. I’m sorry there aren’t any “before” pictures. But I do think my son, Cooper, … Continue reading

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Pin-spiration

This outfit I saw on Pinterest made my mouth water. (No it wasn’t the ice cream cone.) I just knew I could make something similar if I tried. Found this big blue shirt at the thrift store and just started … Continue reading

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Mitten Madness

And the mitten mania continues! I’m so impressed with the new mittens everyone has been making after the mitten class. Here is a link to the mitten tutorial if you’d like to make some, too. Julie: Valerie: Jakki: Beth: Julie: … Continue reading

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Sweater Mitten Tutorial

Before we start the mitten tutorial, I want to share my favorite story from the mitten class. Marie was using a sweater that belonged to her grandmother. She was making mittens for all 5 of her sisters from the sweater, so … Continue reading

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Refashioned sweater and skirt

I refashioned a thrifted turtleneck and too big skirt to this: I used buttons from the old green coat and made lining from a thrifted shirt. I kinda like the new look. What do you think?

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The Mitten Mansion

Welcome to the Mitten Mansion! Thank you so much, Mari, for  graciously opening your beautiful home to all of us on Tuesday. And a big thanks to everyone who came to make mittens and those who shared their expertise. I … Continue reading

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I’m so excited!

I’ve been featured on Green Issues by Agy! Click here to read the article, then check out the rest of her green ideas.

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