Category Archives: Thrifting

DIY Bleach Pen T Shirt Design

I seem to have an endless supply of thrift store t shirts hanging around just begging for a refashion. So today I tried a new technique. Bleach pen drawing. And it worked!!! If your t shirt is too large, first … Continue reading

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DIY Summer Totebag

A few years ago, before blogging, I downloaded a tote bag pattern. For awhile I had that pattern memorized. My sewing machine was smoking as I made bags for practically everyone I knew. Today, I made yet another bag. Perhaps … Continue reading

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DIY Summer Maxi Skirt Refashion Tutorial

 I’ve been seeing summer maxi dresses and skirts everywhere! And I had just the thrift store dress to refashion into one. It was so unflattering in every way except I loved the color and the print.   So I got … Continue reading

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DIY Simple Skirt Refashion

Paper bag waist skirts. Super cute! Super easy! I started with this dress from the last bag sale at my local thrift store. When you divide all the things I stuffed into the bag for two dollars, this dress most … Continue reading

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DIY Create Skinny Trousers from Wide Legs Tutorial

Stacy and Clinton told me NOT to do this. But I did it anyway. And I like it! Stacy and Clinton have been telling me all these years with my wide hips that this narrow cut will make me look … Continue reading

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Something to crow about!

Hard to imagine a better way to be way to be welcomed into this world than with a bunch of five year olds cheering you on. Always amazing! Always a miracle! Always exciting! We started in early April with a … Continue reading

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I’d love to be in your sidebar!

I finally did IT! I figured IT out! IT took me forever! But now that I’ve done IT, I’d love IT to be in your side bar! Check out my new button! I even figured out how to add a … Continue reading

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DIY Pleated Summer T Shirt Refashion

SCORE! I found the perfect color blue t shirt to refashion at my thrift store the other day. Only one problem……… The bright yellow logo on the front. Not to worry though, I’ll just cover it up! This is what … Continue reading

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DIY Ruffled T Shirt Cardigan Tutorial

What should we do to liven up this plain old gray t shirt? Perhaps some more ruffles would do the trick. What do you think?   You might also like:

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And the winner of the fabric flowers is………

And the winner is…………… littleprince68 Congratulations and thank you for all of your encouragement! Please email me let me know where to send your flowers! Beth

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