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Mittens Made From Old Sweaters: Another Great DIY Holiday Gift Video and Tutorial (If I Do Say So Myself :) )

You need to be careful what you wear around me. Be very, very careful. Each sweater I lay my eyes on these days becomes a potential mitten fantasy to me. While you think I’m listening to you talk about your … Continue reading

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Sweater to Hat and Mitten Tutorial

There’s a crackling fire in our wood stove and the fresh snow in the mountains is inspiring me  to refashion an ill-fitting sweater into a festive pair of mittens and a warm hat. How about you? Click here for the … Continue reading

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Throwback Tuesday: An Upcycled Sweater Just in Time For Christmas

Thrift store clothes amaze me. Even after all these years of shopping second hand, I’m still thrilled when I find quality clothing for very little moolah. And even better, they don’t even have to fit when you know how to … Continue reading

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5 Holiday Gifts You Can Make This Weekend

It’s Black Friday and the big question is… Should you shop or should you sew? You know what my answer would be… Sew of course! #1 This Adorable Cookie Bag is Perfect For Your Cookie Exchange Give your delicious cookies the presentation they … Continue reading

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Costume Week: Glinda the Good Witch

Welcome back to Costume Week! If you tend to be more of a good witch than a bad witch, you can create this classic Glinda costume for Halloween from an outdated formal dress found at a thrift store. Just add … 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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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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Throwback Saturday: Denim Dress Refashion

Who doesn’t love a good denim dress? Well not this one. Eddie, Eddie, Eddie! What were you thinking? No wonder someone dropped it off at the thrift store. They probably laid it on the doorstep, rang the doorbell and ran. … Continue reading

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