Tag Archives: Refashion

How to Alter a Jacket

March is coming in like a lamb for all of us in Eastern Oregon. This is the time of year when jackets become a great transitional wardrobe piece. You can wear them with a lightweight sweater or T-shirt underneath, but a well-fitting, modern … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Snow Skirt From an Old Jacket

OK, all my friends and family still dwelling in the clutches of old man winter, here’s a fun sewing project to help keep your buns warm and look great at the same time. Make a cute snow skirt from an old jacket. … Continue reading

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Bootcut to Skinny Jeans in 5 Easy Steps

I know it’s early, but it seems as though spring has arrived in Eastern Oregon. The signs are everywhere. Daffodils, crocus, blue skies, warm temperatures and skinny jeans. Yep, skinny jeans and cute shoes. I’ve been seeing them everywhere! Don’t … Continue reading

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Look Cooking-Show Chic in This Apron Made From a Shirt

Pretty sure my future is much more likely to include my own sewing show and not my own cooking show. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve got a few dishes that my sweet, ruggedly handsome husband is sure could make us … Continue reading

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Give a Boxy Shirt and Sweater A New Feminine Silhouette

Why, oh why, do I do this every winter? Those snacks and treats that I would NEVER pay any attention to, much less have a relationship with in the summer keep finding their way into my life and into my … Continue reading

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DIY: Sweater Slippers

Most days I wake up and when my feet hit the floor, I’m accomplishing things. Whether it’s laundry and dishes, heading to work, or creating some content for eHow, there is always something on my agenda. Most of the time, … Continue reading

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DIY: Deer Head Silhouette Sweater

I have a love/hate relationship with deer. When twenty of them are milling around the field in front of my picture windows with the snow covered Eagle Cap mountains rising up behind them, I’m totally in love. But, when they … Continue reading

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The Refashion Handbook: A Best Seller!!! WHAT?!!???!

I have to admit, I’ve become a bit of a numbers nerd. Data and numbers never used to roll my socks up and down. As a matter of fact, I used to cringe when the word data was used. (Remember … Continue reading

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Add Some “Hattitude” to Your Winter Wardrobe With a DIY Pom Pom Sweater Hat

Let’s face it, winter can be cold, dark and sometimes seem to last forever. But, growing up in Minnesota taught me to find ways to enjoy winter. As kids, we didn’t let the sub zero temperatures stop us from having … Continue reading

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Make Your Boots Happy With Some DIY Boot Sweaters (Plus a Winner and Another Giveaway)

Some people make sweaters for their husbands. Some people make sweaters for their dogs. Some people even make sweaters for their cats. Me? I like to make sweaters for my boots. I mean really! If it makes them happy, WHY NOT!!!?? … Continue reading

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