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If you Can’t Find Elastic For Your Face Masks, Use T-Shirt Yarn

Shortage of elastic? Yep, with so many DIY face masks are being sewn worldwide the demand for elastic has skyrocketed. If elastic is in short supply where you are, t-shirt yarn could be a good, free and available alternative. Click … Continue reading

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How to Turn a Suede Jacket Into a Crossbody Bag: New One Minute Video

Yesterday, I posted how to make a journal cover from a suede jacket. Here’s something you can create with the rest of the jacket: When things go back to normal and you’re on vacation, shopping at the store, strolling through … Continue reading

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How to Make a Journal Cover From a Suede Jacket: New One Minute Video

For many of us, our normal days have been temporarily halted. It would be so interesting, for the sake of history, if we kept journals of what life is like now and what we learn through these unprecedented times. Each … Continue reading

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The Overall Winners of Refashion Runway: Season Five

WOW! Every season of Refashion Runway has it’s own personality and if I was to describe this season with one word, it would be STRONG. So many capable, energetic, tenacious, and solid designers and each of them enchanted us with … Continue reading

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The Winner of the Kentucky Derby Hat Challenge: Refashion Runway Season Five

A big Thank You to everyone who voted, encouraged and supported these talented and creative designers this week. And much obliged to the judges who took the time to score each of the entries on: Following the challenge,¬†Originality,¬†Craftsmanship,¬†Design, & Presentation. … Continue reading

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Time to Vote: Kentucky Derby Hat- Refashion Runway Season Five

The hats, the dresses, the horses, the mint juleps, oh, how I’d love to head to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby someday. The Derby has been referred to as The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports, but not for these … Continue reading

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The Winner of the Southwest Challenge: Refashion Runway Season Five

Wow, everything from cowgirl hats, to lace, to turquoise and even airlines. It’s always so delightful to see how each designer interprets the challenge and puts their own spin on it. Last week was no exception. You had a very … Continue reading

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Faux Fur and Small to Large Sew Along: Amy Smith

Thank you, Amy Smith for sewing along with us in the Faux Fur and the Small to Large challenges. “For the faux fur challenge, I spotted an awesome vest, dress and trousers that I have used to make a new … Continue reading

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Time to Vote: Southwest Challenge- Refashion Runway Season Five

From Georgia O’Keefe to Frida Kahlo to the runways of Ralph Lauren to Coach and Brock Collection. Southwest styles have been making a comeback. As usual, the Refashion Runway challenge is wide open to interpretation and I can’t wait for … Continue reading

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Winner of the Small to Large Challenge: Refashion Runway Season Five

I’ve said it before and I”ll say it again, I’m so glad that you, the voters, and the judges decide the winners each week because in my book, everyone’s a winner. Here’s how the Small to Large Challenge came out. … Continue reading

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