Category Archives: Refashion

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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DIY: Zucchini Refashion

I refashioned a zucchini. No, it wasn’t exactly like the Project Runway Unconventional Challenge but it is seriously good news for all of you with wagon loads of this prolific squash. Who knew zucchini could be refashioned into an apple???!!?! Well, … Continue reading

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DIY Pencil Skirt Refashion

I have a thing for blue and white. My eye is immediately drawn to that combination and into the thrift store basket it goes, no matter what. This skirt was no exception. However, it was so unflattering on me and … Continue reading

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DIY: Refashion a Man’s Shirt into a Beach Dress

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DIY Nautical Shirt with Fabric Paint

So what does a DIY girl such as myself do when they are feeling nautical? Refashion of course! Start with a thrift store t shirt.   First, alter your shirt to fit if need be. (You can find a resizing … Continue reading

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DIY Bleach Pen T Shirt Design

I seem to have an endless supply of thrift store t shirts hanging around just begging for a refashion. So today I tried a new technique. Bleach pen drawing. And it worked!!! If your t shirt is too large, first … Continue reading

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DIY Simple Skirt Refashion

Paper bag waist skirts. Super cute! Super easy! I started with this dress from the last bag sale at my local thrift store. When you divide all the things I stuffed into the bag for two dollars, this dress most … Continue reading

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DIY Create Skinny Trousers from Wide Legs Tutorial

Stacy and Clinton told me NOT to do this. But I did it anyway. And I like it! Stacy and Clinton have been telling me all these years with my wide hips that this narrow cut will make me look … Continue reading

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