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DIY Embroidered Bell Bottom Inserts: One Minute Video

Ok, so I’m minding my own business, flipping through the new Sundance catalog and what do I see? Embroidered bell bottom jeans!!!!!!! I couldn’t believe my eyes, but there they were in all of their free-spirit glory. 🙂 Be still … Continue reading

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DIY Towel Robe: A One Minute Video

Whether you’re just getting out of the shower or relaxing on the beach, a towel robe will stay put and allow you to use your hands while you’re lounging around the water or getting ready for the day. A handmade towel … Continue reading

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Floral Embroidery for Jeans: A New One Minute Video

OK, so maybe, just maybe I cheated a little bit. But can you blame me?!?!!! I love the look of embroidered jeans, so fresh and happy, but seriously, I just don’t have the time to embroider myself. Someday maybe “slow … Continue reading

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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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