Tag Archives: upcycling

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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Where in the World is The Refashion Handbook? Send Your “Selfie” and Win!

Apparently, The Refashion Handbook is traveling worldwide! It made it’s way all the way into Siegrid’s hands in Austria last week. Back in October, Jennifer let me know that she received her copy of The Refashion Handbook in Australia. Lyn … Continue reading

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Create a Cozy Cardigan Cowl and Boot Socks From an Old Sweater in 10 Minutes or Less

Whoa! It’s December 21. Only four days left. How did THAT happen? As a teacher, I get so caught up in all the school festivities that gift making and shopping for my own family doesn’t usually begin until the first day of … Continue reading

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You’re Invited to a Book Signing Party at Looking Glass Books This Saturday

Jessica and Greg at Looking Glass Books, in LaGrande, Oregon, are graciously opening their beautiful shop to host The Refashion Handbook Book Signing this Saturday, December 13th at 1:00. Please join us for some holiday refreshments and to get your signed copy of The … Continue reading

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