My name is Kara, and I’m so excited that you’re here! Please take a moment to look around and check out some of my latest sewing and refashion projects.
Recent Blog Posts
When I first starting sewing, I thought patterns were for pansies. Whenever I did use one, I figured I knew what I was doing, and didn't bother with the directions or envelope information. I was a dress size 6, but when I cut the pattern size 6 out, it was always too...read more
This post is a paid collaboration with JOANN. All opinions are my own. It does contain affiliate links, at no extra cost to you. The moment I saw this dress it was love. I looked at it the way I look at a sausage Mcmuffins during any of my pregnancies--I simply had...read more
I wore this dress at Snap conference last year for the '80s prom party. I had actually forgotten to bring the dress I wanted to wear, so I ran to Deseret Industries and bought this dress between sessions. I knew I'd never wear it again, so it made sense to give it a...read more
People that know me know I'm crazy about my Cricut machines. So naturally, when they consider buying one, they always ask me if it's really worth it. And I'm here today to tell you that it MOST DEFINITELY IS! To save you the hassle of personally DMing me, let me just...read more
I've had this dress in my refashion stash for so long, I can't even remember where I got it. It was either a local thrift store or a swap meet. I do remember being excited about it's potential. The fabric is a lovely neutral that can beautifully pair with a large...read more
Back at it again refashioning on another piece I inherited from my sweet Grandma Metta. I like to take breaks between refashioning her pieces and thrifted items because it's so emotional to work with her things. It's also a lot more stressful, because making a fatal...read more
In these episodes, I take old, outdated clothing and transform them into something new and beautiful.
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