Monthly Archives: September 2012

DIY: Art Nouveau Inspired T Shirt Refashion Tutorial

Ahhhhh, the designs of the Art Nouveau period. Lovely! Needless to say, as soon as I saw this Art Nouveau-ish thrift store fabric, I threw it into my basket and it inspired one of my favorite t-shirt refashions ever. This … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Hand Beaded Bracelet from Being Zhenya

I WON! I WON! Thank you so much Evgenia! I love my new bracelet! Evgenia is my beautiful blogging friend who is originally from Russia, but now lives in my former hometown of Minneapolis. She loves thrift stores, fashion, DIY, … Continue reading

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What ever does a girl wear to a Wild West Buffalo Feast?

As a public school teacher, I welcome ALL children into my classroom. Each child precious, each child full of wonder, each child different. But occasionally there is one who needs more help than I can give. That’s where my personal … Continue reading

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Day Five: Hey! Where’d My Fashion Photographer Go Skirt

I can’t find my Fashion Photographer anywhere! Had to prop the camera up on a post, set the timer, run and pose. Hmmm, I guess Fashion Photographers are funny that way. They just don’t appreciate you photographing, using and discussing … Continue reading

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Shhhhhh…..Don’t Tell Cooper Skirt

Ok, so your on to me. Each skirt made exactly the same during this Week of the Refashioned Skirt. But not this one. No, not this one!    Can you tell the difference between today’s skirt and all the rest?    … Continue reading

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Week of the Refashioned Skirt: Day Three

My friend, Linda, is a true Fashionista. Getting dressed is her art form. Her body is her canvas. She is a master at putting together colors, textures and patterns. When I was lucky enough to work in the same building … Continue reading

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Week of the Refashioned Skirt: Day Two

Good Morning! It’s Day Two of the Week of the Refashioned Skirt.   Sew a new side seam then fold down a quarter inch of the raw edge on the top of the skirt and sew. Now sew a quarter … Continue reading

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“If I Were in Charge of the World” Skirt

If I were in charge of the world, I would officially declare this as: “The Week of the Refashioned Skirt” In honor of this important week, I pledge to wear one refashioned thrift store skirt each day. DAY ONE: I … Continue reading

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