Tag Archives: Thrifting

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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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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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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Time to Vote! Refashion Runway: Maxi Skirt or Dress Challenge

Wow! Talk about some well dressed women! Such creative contestants this week! I can’t wait for you to see all of the skirt and dress refashions. I promise, you are going to love them. Really amazing transformations here. But, before … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway: The Winner of the Tote Bag, Purse or Clutch Challenge

Talk about some serious “PURSE”-onality! This week has been full of great bag refashions from all the contestants and everyone who sewed along. Thanks to all of you for being a part of this great challenge. It’s been so much fun! … Continue reading

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Speaking of Handbag Refashions…

Since we’re on the subject of handbag refashions during Refashion Runway this week, I thought it might be fun to revisit a couple of my own bag refashions from the last year… If you’d like to see the entire tutorial for any … Continue reading

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Time to Vote! Refashion Runway: Week Two Challenge- Gingham

You’ve seen it. Gingham! It’s all over the runways, like this great gingham number by Diane Von Furstenberg. Isn’t it beautiful!!! I just love everything about it. So sophisticated, yet playful and ageless. Now that’s a powerhouse combo in my … Continue reading

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This Week’s Sew Along: Floral and Geometric/Stripes

If you aren’t actually competing in Refashion Runway but you would still like to sew along with each challenge, we’d love to see your creations, too. Send your photos to me at bhunting@eoni.com and I’ll post them so we can all see … Continue reading

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Time to Vote! Refashion Runway Week One: Floral and Geometric or Stripes

Flowers and Geometry? What do they have to do with each other? One seems so random and colorful and the other so linear and black and white. What was she thinking when she made this one of the challenges?! But … Continue reading

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Kimono Vest Goes West: How to Make a Kimono Cardigan From a Dress

I LOVE the idea of a kimono vest. Long enough to cover up those BBQ potato chips that decided to hang out with me for awhile, yet open and airy enough to see my cute new skinny jeans underneath. AND I just … Continue reading

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