Tag Archives: refashioning

Plenty of Pleats Skirt: A Refashion Tutorial

Blue is one of my favorite colors and when Pantone announced the color for Spring 2014 was Dazzling Blue, I was thrilled. Designers used this color in their spring collections on the runways of New York, London, Milan and Paris. … Continue reading

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Guest Appearance on Club Chrissie???!!!?

Kim, over at The Creative Addiction Blog, just introduced me to Club Chrissie. I gotta say, this YouTube craft show is so refreshing and fun. In Kim’s opinion, Club Chrissie is “what would happen if Martha Stewart Living and Pee … Continue reading

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Let Your Footwear Take Center Stage

I love shoes! Flats. Wedges. Heels. Pumps. Sandals. Boots. I love them all! Let your footwear take center stage by refashioning some of your bootcut jeans into skinnies. Believe me, your shoes will thank you. First, cut the jeans to … Continue reading

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A Perfect Day After Thanksgiving Skirt Refashion Tutorial

Found this sweater when I was digging around my refashion stash and for a moment considered it’s roomy comfort might be perfect, as is, for lounging around and sleeping off the turkey induced coma on this day after Thanksgiving. But … Continue reading

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And the winner of the fabric flowers is………

And the winner is…………… littleprince68 Congratulations and thank you for all of your encouragement! Please email me let me know where to send your flowers! Beth

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A big day!!!

Well, it’s not EXACTLY like winning the lottery, getting my doctorate, becoming a grandma, or having start up stocks in Facebook. But at this point, to me, it’s almost as big. Thanks to all of you, after 2 months of … Continue reading

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Refashioned sweater and skirt

I refashioned a thrifted turtleneck and too big skirt to this: I used buttons from the old green coat and made lining from a thrifted shirt. I kinda like the new look. What do you think?

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Almost ready……

My next victim….. I’ve chosen this sweater to demonstrate how to make mittens from an old sweater. The class is on Tuesday and I’m almost ready. Sweater collection to share at the class. I can’t wait to see all the … Continue reading

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Frumpaliciousness to Deliciousness

Frumpaliciousness to Deliciousness        OK so here’s my attempt at refashioning a thrift store skirt to a dress. Loved the colors and the pattern but the style was so unflattering to my short pear shaped self. I just … Continue reading

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Old 80s leather jacket to twenty twelve bag

I’ve never made a leather bag before but, when I saw this jacket at the Salvation Army for four bucks, I knew I had to give it a try.   I looked at this project as an experiment. I wasn’t … Continue reading

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