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Refashion Runway Season Four: And We Have Another Generous Sponsor!!

The talented and creative seamstresses of Refashion Runway are super lucky this season to have so many generous sponsors step up and donate prizes. In addition to all of the great businesses that I wrote about the other day, Annie’s … Continue reading

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More News I’ve Been Busting at the Seams to Tell You

Don’t you just love it when you send an idea out into the universe and lo and behold it appears to you as if by magic? Last fall, I was checking into the logistics of creating video classes for you. … Continue reading

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DIY a Simple Round Sit-Upon For All of Your Outdoor Fun

The kids are out of school, the weather is warm and it’s finally time for all of those fun activities in the great outdoors. There’s nothing like the joyful sounds of wild abandon as kids run through sprinklers, fly through … Continue reading

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DIY Your Guy a Skinny Tie for Father’s Day

If shopping for the perfect Father’s Day gift for that dapper father in your life has you fit to be tied, how about making a new skinny tie for his special day? Popular in the 20s, the 60s, the 80s … Continue reading

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“Vacay All Day” in This Fun DIY Summer Hat

Ah, summer: it’s the time of year when you want to spend every single day out in the sunshine. And whether or not you’re soaking up rays in your backyard or on a holiday, now is the time to take … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: How to Make a Muslin to Check For Fit and a Winner

Whether you’re an expert seamstress or a beginner, it’s always a good idea and well worth the effort to make a muslin before sewing a garment. A muslin is essentially a practice garment made from a cheap fabric similar to … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: How to Mark the Fabric Before You Cut and a Giveaway

Now that you’ve set up your sewing machine, practiced your stitches, chosen your fabric and pattern, you’re ready to to mark all of those pattern marks to your fabric. But which marks do you transfer and what should you use? … Continue reading

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10 Most Popular Posts of 2015

“Remember, Cooper, something wonderful is going to happen today!” Even though Cooper sometimes sighs and raises his eyebrows when I say this, I can tell by the way the corners of his mouth go up a bit and by the little … Continue reading

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“The Next Black” and Give an Old Coat a New Look: An Easy Wool Coat Refashion

I love a good documentary. And when it explores the future of fashion and gives me some new vocabulary words to throw around in certain circles, EVEN BETTER! The Next Black is a compelling film that explores the way innovative designers … Continue reading

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Holiday Sale: 25% Off The Refashion Handbook: Refit, Redesign, Remake For Every Body

Thanks for stopping by all these years! Your visits, comments and encouragement make it all worth it. For your holiday shopping pleasure, The Refashion Handbook is now 25% off. Click here to order some for the seamstresses in your life. Have a … Continue reading

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