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Costume Week: Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?

I’m pretty sure Susan, from Second Chances by Susan is a good witch. She used her powers for good during the second season of Refashion Runway and won the Halloween Challenge with this stunning refashioned witch costume. Starting with this menagerie of … Continue reading

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Costume Week: There’s a New Sheriff in Town

It’s that time of year again! Time to pull out a few thrift store finds from the bottom of the pile and create a fun costume for Halloween. My motto is quick and easy these days so I kept it … Continue reading

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Costume Week: Wicked Witch of the West

It’s costume week at The Renegade Seamstress! Whether you’ve been invited to a costume party or you’re lucky enough to be able to dress up at work, it’s never too early to be thinking of this year’s Halloween costume. Here is a week’s … Continue reading

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Throwback Saturday: Five Minute T-Shirt Shrug Tutorial

I don’t know about you, but I felt a bit of fall in the air yesterday. I’m not ready to give up my summer dresses quite yet so here’s a great way to be able to wear them a little … Continue reading

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Throwback Tuesday: DIY Ruffled T-Shirt Cardigan Tutorial

Here’s another refashion blast from the past that I think still holds up. So, if you’ve been thinking about giving this refashion thing a whirl, it’s the perfect beginning project. I promise you will be successful. 🙂 What should we … Continue reading

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New One Minute Video: How to Add Pockets to a Dress or a Skirt

Oh, the luxury of a good pocket–perfect for phones, lipstick, or loose change. Plus, you can plunge your hands into them to look effortlessly casual during social situations. But what to do if your favorite dress or skirt is pocketless? … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Sewing Survey So I Can Give You More of What You Want

Wow! It’s hard to believe that we’ve been doing this blogging thing together for 6 years now. From my very first tutorial to 5 fun seasons of Refashion Runway to publishing The Refashion Handbook to creating videos that have received … Continue reading

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New One Minute Video: How to Stencil a Design on Jeans

Blue jeans aren’t just for cowboys anymore. Move on over you rugged men, we’ve got some fashion statements to make. We’re distressing them, cropping them, acid washing them and fraying them–anything to make our jeans cool and different. Now you … Continue reading

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Throwback Tuesday: A Mumu Makeover

A fun summer makeover for you from a few years ago:   Seriously, who cares if I get freckles on my legs. Sometimes you just need to go outside, relax and accept what the sun has to offer. I know … Continue reading

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New One Minute Video: How to Make a Beach Towel Hoodie for Kids

Ah, summertime, and the livin’ is easy–running through the sprinklers, splashing in the pool or jumping in the waves. There’s nothing like staying wet to beat the heat. But when it’s time to dry off, don’t just use any old … Continue reading

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