Tag Archives: upcycling

Throwback Sunday: Mother of the Bride Dress Redesign

Another good tutorial worth unearthing from the archives: I’ve never been a good clothes shopper. Just ask my sister, Jan, who would painstakingly shop for the perfect outfits while I was off swimming, riding my bike, and hanging out with … Continue reading

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Throwback Sunday: DIY Summer Maxi Skirt Redesign Tutorial

Another early post worth pulling from the archives. Thank you Cooper for being such a good sport and taking so many pictures of your mom back then. 🙂  I’ve been seeing summer maxi dresses and skirts everywhere! And I had … Continue reading

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Throwback Saturday: Shirt Redesign

“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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Still Time to Get in on the $10 Refashion Handbook Mother’s Day Sale

My most humble apologies! I just realized that when you clicked on the sale for The Refashion Handbook, it was saying sold out. There are plenty of books and plenty of time to order before Mother’s Day if you’d like. … Continue reading

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15 Handmade Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day That She Will Love

The delight of creating and choosing joy no matter what. My mom in a nutshell. It is in her honor that I bring these projects ideas to you today, hoping that her legacy will live on through me and through … Continue reading

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A Great Gift For Mother’s Day: 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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How to Look Great and Avoid Hat Hair This Winter

Move over headband, now there’s an even better way to stay warm and look great with your hair up. Make this trendy messy bun/ponytail hat even if your skills don’t include knitting or crocheting. Just grab an old sweater and … Continue reading

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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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Make Shorts (or Pants) a Bigger Size: A DIY One Minute Video

I always have the best intentions every spring. “I’m going to lose those extra pounds and fit into my favorite shorts again.” But somehow July rolls around, it’s hot and the shorts don’t fit yet. I could just give them … 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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