Monthly Archives: April 2013

There is Never a Wrong Time for a Polka Dot

Oh, how right you are, Marc! Nothin’ like a good polka dot! When I saw this skirt at the thrift store, I knew I had to have it. Not only are there polka dots but the slow gradation of size … Continue reading

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View Everyday as a Blank Canvas You Can’t Wait to Paint a Picture On

Anyone who enjoys sewing and views each day as a blank canvas that she can’t wait to paint a picture on is OK in my book! Please welcome LaKesha Rhodes. And head over to her Etsy shop,¬†OutTheBox Creations! It’s always … Continue reading

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Upcycled Denim at Que Linda

Mustang Sally is one of the most perfect traveling tunes. Today it carries me around each corner of the old highway on the way to Que Linda. Several Chevy pickups pulling horse trailers head the opposite direction back into town. … Continue reading

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The Great British Sewing Bee

I got a bit distracted this afternoon. Complete with all the charm and politeness of the English, The Great British Sewing Bee, captured my attention today. I suspect part of the appeal for me is the fact that the contestants … Continue reading

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Refashion a Man’s Button Down Shirt for Day Five of Dress For Change Week

Well, here it is, Day Five of Dress For Change Week. So far not one of my students noticed that I was wearing the same skirt all week. Hmmmm…… makes one think. Today, I’m wearing another quick and easy refashioned … Continue reading

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She’s Wearing That Same Skirt Again!

I heard them whispering to each other on their way down the stairs as they both glanced back up at me.¬†“She’s wearing that same skirt again.” Giggling together, they ran the rest of the way. Later, I couldn’t help notice … Continue reading

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Dress For Change- Day Three

It’s here! It’s finally here! So far it’s been a beautiful week. Sunny, warm, and calm. The windows in my classroom have been open and we can hear birds chirping and dogs barking. At night I can hear the frogs. … Continue reading

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Make This World a Better Place, One Refashion at a Time/ Dress For Change- Day Two

Yesterday I received a beautiful comment. I love your site! I am always checking it to see what idea you have come up with. I am trying to get as many ideas as I can to show my orphan kids … Continue reading

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No Sew Infinity Scarf-Dress for Change-Day One

Today’s Infinity Scarf is so easy, you can hardly call it a tutorial. All you need to do is make one cut. Remember this dress refashion? ¬† and this: Well, all I did was cut off the bottom of the … Continue reading

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