Tag Archives: alterations

Make Shorts (or Pants) a Bigger Size: A DIY One Minute Video

I always have the best intentions every spring. “I’m going to lose those extra pounds and fit into my favorite shorts again.” But somehow July rolls around, it’s hot and the shorts don’t fit yet. I could just give them … Continue reading

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DIY One Minute Video: Off-the-Shoulder Shirt

Sometimes, I worry about myself. Katie used to remind me quite often that it wasn’t the 70’s anymore. Maybe she was right, perhaps I haven’t moved on. I’ve always had a thing about off-the-shoulder blouses. I think they are so … Continue reading

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How to Turn a Crew Neck T-Shirt Into a V-Neck: A Fun One Minute Sewing Video

For those group shirts you get from school/company/race/sport etc. that come with a high crew neck that seems to choke you and you’d like to feel like you had a little more breathing room…. Many women also choose a V-neck … Continue reading

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New One Minute Sewing Video: How to Make An Apron From Shirts

Make a new, bright and cheerful spring apron for someone you love or maybe even yourself. So many colors to choose from… Check out one of my newest videos from eHow.  I can’t tell you enough how much fun I have … Continue reading

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A New Video Series to Binge Watch: The Renegade Seamstress Show

Need a new video series to binge watch? Well, you’ve come to the right place! OK, so it might not be the next Downton Abby or This is Us, and it really isn’t called The Renegade Seamstress Show (although I think … Continue reading

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Mend Those Jeans With a Sashiko-Inspired Stitch

Remember when I confessed that I hated mending? It’s true! In the past, when I glanced at my mending basket, I’d hear those high-pitched horror movie violins and run the other way. I know it’s weird, for as much I … Continue reading

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Top 10 Renegade Seamstress Projects of 2016

Call me weird, but I love reading all of the top 10 lists that come out at the end of the year. Anything from the most popular nail polish colors to the best new books to read. So, I thought you might … Continue reading

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DIY Cozy Sweater Slippers: Perfect Project For a Snowy Day

I just knew if I said it out loud, and said it enough times, it would happen. And it did! It’s officially a SNOW DAY!!! I don’t have to go to school and I get to go to the studio … Continue reading

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How to Make the Waist Bigger on Jeans: Film Debut

You might not know it,  but Tuesday night was a big night in the film world. Because, look out everyone, The Renegade Seamstress is taking the movie industry by storm. 🙂 Can you believe it? eHow asked me to make a few of my … Continue reading

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How to Make a Vintage Dr. Zhivago (Faux) Fur Hat, Plus Removable Fur Cuffs and Collar

OK, so I just couldn’t help myself. Rylee made this DIY fur hat look so amazing. And she did look like she should’ve been on the cover of Vogue, so I made a magazine cover for her. 🙂 And. It. Was. … Continue reading

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