Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Easiest Dress Refashion on the Planet!

No, seriously. This IS the easiest refashion on the face of the planet. I found a boxy shift dress on fifty cent day at the thrift store the other day. It reminded me of the scrubs that nurses wear. But … Continue reading

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An Accidental Mother of the Bride Dress: One Year Later

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 my friends. But when I needed something to … Continue reading

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DIY: A Girl Can at Least Dream Skirt

I’ve never been to Hawaii. But judging from the looks of the men’s section at my local thrift store,  I’m guessing that many men here do make the trip, sport a Hawaiian shirt while there and donate it ASAP when … Continue reading

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Lose 30 Pounds in One Afternoon!

How do you lose 30 pounds in one afternoon you ask? Well, a vigorous session of refashioning of course! Just take a look:   It’s amazing how wearing clothes that fit well can make all the difference in the world. … Continue reading

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Introducing: Kelli Davidson from Kelli’s Retro Kitchen Arts

My blog friend Kelli from Kelli’s Retro Kitchen Arts was inspired by The Renegade Seamstress  DIY Blue Indigo Tie Dye Refashion to make some cute Tie Dyed Onesies. Way to go Kelli! Kelli’s blog is full of great recipes and canning ideas. She has … Continue reading

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Introducing: Linda Loo Things To Do!

Wow! As I’ve said before, to inspire someone to try something new is one of my favorite things about blogging. Linda from Linda Loo Things To Do was inspired by The Renegade Seamstress T Shirt Dress and made this clever version. AH-DOR-A-BLE! You … Continue reading

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DIY: High Low Maxi Skirt Tutorial

I love the look of a maxi skirt, but let’s face it, when it’s in the nineties or over one hundred, a maxi can be hot, hot, hot. I made this Tie Dyed Maxi Skirt a while ago and decided … Continue reading

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DIY: Denim Dress Refashion Tutorial

Who doesn’t love a good denim dress? Well not this one. Eddie, Eddie, Eddie! What were you thinking? No wonder someone dropped it off at the thrift store. They probably laid it on the doorstep, rang the doorbell and ran. … Continue reading

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My Friend Valerie and her Vintage Dress Refashion

Lucky me!!! I’ve always been so fortunate to have assistants who also become my friends. Valerie is no exception! She joined our team last January and I’m thrilled to have her with us. Valerie calls herself Seamstress Interruptus. So appropriate … Continue reading

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DIY: Back to School Refashion

Well, it’s that time of year again. Everywhere I go, I’m asked if I’m ready to go back to school. This year, I can almost say yes. As far as my clothes go anyway. I just might have to declare … Continue reading

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