Tag Archives: Sewing

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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Turn Your Old Leather Jacket Into a Chic Bucket Bag

Whoa! I’m the first to admit that I love a good snowstorm. And I have to say, I’m partially to blame for this latest Snowpocalyse. I wished for a white Christmas. I wished for the cold so the snow would … 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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How to Make a Totally Convenient Casserole Carrier

When it’s cold outside and you’re on your way to a potluck, the last thing you want to happen is to arrive at the party with a chilly casserole in hand. Instead of asking to reheat your recipe when you arrive, … Continue reading

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DIY Cozy Sweater Slippers: Perfect Project For a Snowy Day

I just knew if I said it out loud, and said it enough times, it would happen. And it did! It’s officially a SNOW DAY!!! I don’t have to go to school and I get to go to the studio … Continue reading

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This Adorable Cookie Bag is Perfect For Your Next Cookie Exchange and a Winner

Now that the holidays are in full swing, cookie exchange season is upon us. But the last thing you should do is show up to the sugar fest with plastic-wrapped sweets resting on boring paper plates. Bah, humbug! Give your … Continue reading

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You Can Make a Cute Christmas Tree Skirt From a Tablecloth

Even though I’ve been sewing and creating Christmas projects for weeks now, this morning I woke up to the first snow that’s actually sticking, and now I’m TOTALLY in the Christmas mood. If your Saturday includes holiday decorating and you … Continue reading

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These Cozy Sweater Trees are Perfect For Your Holiday Decorating and a Giveaway

A funny thing happened on the way to holiday decorating this year, I started WAY before Thanksgiving. I know, I know, you’re supposed to wait until AFTER Thanksgiving, but sometimes I just can’t help myself. The past few weekends I’ve … Continue reading

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How to Twist Rope to Make a Rope Bag: One of My Favorite Projects of All Time

Get ready for one of my favorite projects of all time! I absolutely LOVE how this bag turned out and it was super fun and easy to make. If you’re looking for a great gift to make for someone or if … Continue reading

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How to Make the Waist Bigger on Jeans: Film Debut

You might not know it,  but Tuesday night was a big night in the film world. Because, look out everyone, The Renegade Seamstress is taking the movie industry by storm. 🙂 Can you believe it? eHow asked me to make a few of my … Continue reading

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