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Refashion Runway Season Five: Meet the Contestants Video

One of my goals for Season Five of Refashion Runway is to include more videos. Well, here’s the first video for this season. I’m totally open to your feedback because I know there’s always room for improvement. Let me know … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway Season Five: Contestants and Challenges Announced Today

Finally! It’s the big announcement! And let me tell you, this has not been easy. So many wonderful people applied for Season Five of Refashion Runway and I just couldn’t narrow it down to less than 15 contestants. I know … Continue reading

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What is Refashion Runway Anyway? A Look Back Through the Seasons

Well, it’s happening this Saturday, January 11, the contestants and challenges for Season Five of Refashion Runway will be announced. Sheesh Ka Bob!  All of the entries are so impressive, I just don’t know how I’m going to choose only … Continue reading

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You Voted and the Winner is…… The Sweater Dress Refashion

Ta Da! According to your votes, this sweater refashion was by far the favorite. (I gotta admit, it’s my all-time favorite, too) But, I heard the link was broken, so here’s the tutorial just in case you want to try … Continue reading

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Coolest thing EVAH! Project Runway Contestants Hit the Goodwill

The timing couldn’t be any better! Last night’s episode of Project Runway is an upcycling challenge!!!! The contestants had to design a look for Karlie Kloss to wear to a Paris fashion event made entirely from Goodwill finds. How cool … Continue reading

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Throwback Saturday: Polka Dot Shirt Redesign Tutorial

“Life is trying things to see if they work.” -Ray Bradbury This shirt and post are the perfect examples of Ray Bradbury’s quote. When I started out redesigning this huge shirt, I wasn’t really sure where I was going with … Continue reading

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Throwback Friday: Little Girl’s Sweater Dress Refashioned From an Adult Sweater

Pretty sure Shakespeare was thinking about Brooke when he wrote: “Though she be but little, she is fierce.” Who knew, 5 years ago, when this picture was taken, that Brooke would fiercely overcome some incredible odds, impress people all over … Continue reading

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New Video: Make a Cozy Little Girl’s Sweater Skirt From an Old Sweater

The snow is falling, fireplaces are lit up, and the smell of hot chocolate is in the air. It’s the perfect time to pull out an old sweater from the bottom of your closet and create a cute and cozy … Continue reading

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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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