Monthly Archives: May 2013

Still Time to Try Out For the First Ever Refashion Runway

We’ve had a nice response to the open casting call for the First Ever Refashion Runway. There is still time to try out if you think you’d like to compete. Go here and fill out the form on the bottom of … Continue reading

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Mend Your Jeans!

Today I feel like Bill Murray’s character, Bob, in the movie, “What About Bob”, one of my all time favorites. It is a hilarious laugh fest throughout every scene. In the movie, Bill Murray portrays a man riddled with anxiety … Continue reading

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Open Casting Call for First Ever Refashion Runway!

I’m excited to announce the first ever, Refashion Runway competition hosted by The Renegade Seamstress. Here’s how it’ll work: Much like Project Runway and The Great British Sewing Bee, we’ll choose six refashion seamstresses (or seamster) to compete in weekly … Continue reading

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Golden Book Gown: Refashioning at it’s Finest!

There are not too many things that make me say, “Wow!” But, holy cow, when I came across this Golden Book Gown by Ryan Jude Novelline, I was absolutely amazed and I thought you might enjoy it as much as … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

 My beautiful mom! Each time I look in the mirror, your eyes smile back at me. Each time I sew, your hands guide me along. Each time I fall, your arms lift me up. Each time I pray, your voice … Continue reading

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DIY: No Sew Dress Refashion

Sometimes simple is just better…. Found this dress in the thrift store on Fifty Cent Wednesday. Thought with a few changes it might be nice for a Friday night dinner at a friend’s house. Once again, nice fabric but shapeless … Continue reading

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Vintage Vera Tablecloth to Kentucky Derby Dress

And They’re Off….. I finished my Kentucky Derby Party Dress just in time to hop in the car and head to  Portland. To make the dress, I used this Vintage Vera Tablecloth I found at my thrift store last year. … Continue reading

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Whatever Does a Girl Wear to a Kentucky Derby Party

I know, I know, it’s a big decision!!! I spent the week, sewing my new Kentucky Derby dress from this Vintage Vera Tablecloth. Today, I’ll be finishing my hat, ironing my dress and heading to Portland for the festivities. Stay … Continue reading

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