Kara Metta

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Hello!

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

How to read a Sewing Pattern

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...

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Refashion Series Ep. 7 The Convertible Bow Top

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...

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Refashion Series Episode 6 // The Pom Dress

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...

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Refashion Series Ep. 5 The Metta Hawaiian Dress

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...

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Refashion Series

 In these episodes, I take old, outdated clothing and transform them into something new and beautiful.

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