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“Vacay All Day” in This Fun DIY Summer Hat

Ah, summer: it’s the time of year when you want to spend every single day out in the sunshine. And whether or not you’re soaking up rays in your backyard or on a holiday, now is the time to take … Continue reading

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Holiday Sale: 25% Off The Refashion Handbook: Refit, Redesign, Remake For Every Body

Thanks for stopping by all these years! Your visits, comments and encouragement make it all worth it. For your holiday shopping pleasure, The Refashion Handbook is now 25% off. Click here to order some for the seamstresses in your life. Have a … Continue reading

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A Truly Inspiring Refashion Story: Angel Gowns

I have two new heroes…. John and Diane Wright. They are my refashion heroes!!! To see what refashioning looks like in it’s finest form, check out what this couple is doing with yard sale wedding dresses. I’d love to be involved in … Continue reading

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How to Add Sleeves to a Sleeveless Dress

I do it all the time. I buy those sleeveless thrift store dresses with a little fantasy playing in my head about how great I’m gonna look when I wear it. When I get home, I try it on, only to … Continue reading

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Costume Week: There’s a New Sheriff in Town

It’s that time of year again! Time to pull out a few thrift store finds from the bottom of the pile and create a fun costume for Halloween. My motto is quick and easy these days so I kept it … Continue reading

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DIY Costume Week: Homemade Dorothy Inspired Costume

Welcome back to Costume Week at The Renegade Seamstress. Today, you can Follow the Yellow Brick Road and click your heels three times to find out how to make the iconic Dorothy costume. “You’ve always had the power my dear, … 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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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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