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Time to Vote! Refashion Runway: Asymmetrical Challenge

Asymmetrical balance: To me, one of the most interesting principles of design. My eye loves asymmetry. I couldn’t wait so see the asymmetrical masterpieces that these talented women were going to create and I definitely wasn’t disappointed. Now it’s your turn to vote for your … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway: The Winner of the Boho Chic Challenge

Like I said yesterday, the Boho Chic challenge has received the most votes, inspired the most sew-alongs and created the most controversy. It’s always my intent to leave the challenges open ended to inspire as much creativity as possible. It’s up … Continue reading

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Boho Chic Sew Along

SHEESH-Ka-Bob! So far, this has been a big week in the Boho Chic department at The Renegade Seamstress. Who knew that this challenge would generate more votes than any other challenge, inspire a myriad of sew alongs, and create so much controversy. … Continue reading

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Time to Vote! Refashion Runway: Boho Chic Challenge

To me, nothing says carefree, summer and relaxed better than a little fringe, lace and leather. I love the Boho Chic look and these talented Refashion Runway women took this look to a whole new level this week. Enjoy! And be sure to … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway: The Winner of the Maxi Skirt or Dress Challenge

Yowsers! What a great week full of amazing dresses! Congratulations to the winner of this week’s dress challenge … Sarah from Life is Beautiful. And YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL in this AMAZING dress refashion! ********************** Now on to the hard part again. I just … Continue reading

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Summertime DIY: Make Too Small Pants into Shorts

We interrupt Refashion Runway to bring you this special announcement full of cuteness! If your child’s growth spurt has resulted in some “high-waters” that are now too short or you have a bunch of pants with holes in the knees, … Continue reading

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Tote Bag, Purse or Clutch Refashion Sew Alongs

I have to say this first project is one of my mostest-favoritest sew alongs EVER! Not only because it’s a cute bag, but those little hands belong to someone very special. Those little hands love to create. Those little hands spent … Continue reading

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How to Alter a Too Big Skirt With a Waistband

Have I ever mentioned how much I LOVE summer? Not just because of the warm weather and swimming.  But the “I actually have time make dinner for my friends who need help” kind of summer. The “get up and go walking every morning” kind … Continue reading

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A Dress Fit For a Kentucky Derby Party: Simplicity Sew Simple A1394

I know! I know! The Kentucky Derby is supposed to be all about the hats. (Oh yes, and maybe a little bit about the horses, too.) So, why am I showing my hat when it’s truly so very basic and … Continue reading

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How to Add Decorative Trim to a Button-Down Shirt

Pop some pattern into your wardrobe by combining a floral and a plaid. Simply sew some fun, floral fabric to the button plackets and give a classic plaid shirt a fresh new look.  Get the full step by step directions … Continue reading

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