Tag Archives: Thrifting

A Great Gift For the Seamstress in Your Life: The Refashion Handbook $10 Sale

One of the best ways to learn to sew, is transforming thrift store clothes into something more modern. Not only is it much more cost friendly than buying new fabric, but you can do your part to help keep so … Continue reading

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New New One Minute Video: Create a Cozy Cardigan Cowl and Boot Socks From an Old Sweater

Well, it’s official. Thanksgiving is over so let the Christmas festivities begin… Here’s an idea for those of you who love to recycle and create handmade gifts for your friends and families but don’t have loads of time. Create a … Continue reading

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Transform a Pullover into a Cardigan

Pullovers just don’t do anything for my body. But a cardigan…..SO MUCH MORE FLATTERING, not to mention versatile. Here’s my newest ehow video on how to change a pullover sweater into a cardigan. And yes, it really is this easy. 🙂 … Continue reading

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New One Minute Sewing Video: How to Make An Apron From Shirts

Make a new, bright and cheerful spring apron for someone you love or maybe even yourself. So many colors to choose from… Check out one of my newest videos from eHow.  I can’t tell you enough how much fun I have … 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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New From Annie’s Publishing: My Refashioned Sweaters On-Line Class and a Giveaway

I’m super excited to announce the release of my new on-line and video class for Annie’s Publishing. And, it’s just in time for the holiday gift giving and present making season! I had so much fun getting this class ready for you when … Continue reading

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9 Halloween Costume Tutorials (Even if You Don’t Sew)

 Halloween is just around the corner which can be a scary, scary time of year if you don’t sew. But have no fear, The Renegade Seamstress is here!! 🙂 If you need a costume or two, and sewing isn’t your forte, just … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway All Stars: Time to Vote Pantone: Riverside

Wow! I’m so blown away by this week’s challenge. These ladies are crazy good at what they do. I can’t wait for you to see what they’ve created for you this week! So I present to you, the last challenge of … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway All Stars: Time to Vote on the Tunic Challenge

Tunics are EVERYWHERE these days!!! So comfortable, so cute and so many options. Sarah Gunn and Julie Starr have just released their new book, The Tunic Bible, and guess what?! I had the honor of being featured in the book as part … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway All Stars: The Winner of the Button Challenge

Well the ladies have done it again!! We have a another tie for first place in the button challenge. You all loved Carissa’s handmade buttons from tree branches and her amazing dress transformation. And you all loved Susan’s nautical look … Continue reading

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