Category Archives: Refashioning

Easy DIY Refashion Tutorials

Come see what all this refashion fuss is all about. Warning: Once you start, you might not be able to stop! Click on an image below to see the available tutorials.

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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 Summer Maxi Skirt Refashion Tutorial

 I’ve been seeing summer maxi dresses and skirts everywhere! And I had just the thrift store dress to refashion into one. It was so unflattering in every way except I loved the color and the print.   So I got … 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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I’d love to be in your sidebar!

I finally did IT! I figured IT out! IT took me forever! But now that I’ve done IT, I’d love IT to be in your side bar! Check out my new button! I even figured out how to add a … Continue reading

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DIY Pleated Summer T Shirt Refashion

SCORE! I found the perfect color blue t shirt to refashion at my thrift store the other day. Only one problem……… The bright yellow logo on the front. Not to worry though, I’ll just cover it up! This is what … Continue reading

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DIY Ruffled T Shirt Cardigan Tutorial

What should we do to liven up this plain old gray t shirt? Perhaps some more ruffles would do the trick. What do you think?   You might also like:

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Make a Chenille Applique Pillow in 10 Easy Steps

Shhhhhh……. Did you hear that? It’s the sound of some scrap bustin’, crafty goodness comin’ your way. Need a gift for someone? How ’bout a DIY personalized chenille pillow that you can make in an afternoon? Here’s a chance to lighten up … Continue reading

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A Giveaway to thank you for your encouragement!

Good morning everyone! I am feeling especially grateful this morning for all the support and encouragement you’ve bestowed upon me over the past three months and I want to thank you for signing up to go on this adventure with … Continue reading

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