Monthly Archives: February 2013

Oscar Worthy Upcycled Bow Clutch

 As I sit here and watch the Academy Awards, I can’t help but think how choosing a refashion project is very similar to The Oscars. (I know, just stay with me on this one :) ) “And today, the nominees … Continue reading

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Being Zhenya-Refashion Icon of the Month and a Sweet Giveaway

She describes herself as an ordinary Russian girl from Minneapolis. I beg to differ. She is not an ordinary girl, she is a beautiful and talented Russian girl from Minneapolis who Loves thrifting, refashioning, beauty, fashion, and DIY projects Her name … Continue reading

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A Renegade Tote Bag Tutorial – Happy Birthday, Carol!

Last summer I posted a popular DIY Summer Totebag with a link to the tutorial I used. WHAT IS THAT YOU SAY!!!???! That tutorial is no longer available!!??! Dang! Well, have no fear, The Renegade Seamstress is here. :) I just … Continue reading

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Dress For Change Week April 1-7, 2013

Meet Sheyanne Root. When I read what she was doing, I immediately signed up. She is a senior at Burns High School in Oregon. For her senior project she has started a Dress For Change Week. This is an except … Continue reading

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“Feelin’ the Love” in my Valentine’s Day Refashion

Valentine’s Day is my favorite classroom party day. The elation on a six year old’s face when they open a small card from a friend is priceless. My students constantly remind me of how to find joy in the simple … Continue reading

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Upcycle a Vintage Vera Sheet Set to a Cute Skirt

It was the strangest sound. I noticed it as soon as I woke up that morning. Not that I recognized it right away. All I comprehended was the feeling it gave me. So relaxed, calm and serene but not sure … Continue reading

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