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More Exciting News I’ve Been Busting at the Seams to Tell You!

I looked out the window as my plane descended into the Minneapolis airport that night last January and I couldn’t help but smile as I flew over the city and saw those brightly lit areas in every neighborhood. Most people wouldn’t even give those areas a … Continue reading

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Get More Life Out of a Too Small Dress

I admit it. I tend to shy away from refashioning things that are too small. But thanks to Susan, from Second Chances by Susan, that’s not gonna happen anymore. Nope, it’s not gonna happen anymore. She inspired me to try adding … Continue reading

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DIY: Celtic Knot Headband

Isn’t she beautiful!!! She’s a bit Celtic. And I’m kind of fascinated with Celtic things. I’d LOVE to take her to Scotland someday! If we’re ever lucky enough to travel there, the first thing on my agenda will be to head on over … 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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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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Create a Winter Sweater Tote From an Old Houndstooth Sweater

New Year’s Eve is on the way. Ring in the new year with this adorable DIY winter sweater tote. Along with all of the self-improvement resolutions you make this New Year’s Eve, be sure to include a declaration to make a … Continue reading

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