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

Refashion Series Ep. 14 Upgrading a Prom Dress

When my friend asked if I could update her daughter's dress, I knew I had just the thing!  I've used the Gianna special occassion fabric from JOANN several times, and knew this was another great chance to put it to action. The original dress can still be purchased...

Refashion Series Ep. 12 The Peplum Set

Hello Friends! After overdosing on soda, and spending way too much time cramped up in the craft room, I'm happy to present--The Peplum Set. This piece began life in the early 90's. It was an elegant dress that looked like two separate pieces, but was in fact, one....

Refashion Series Ep. 10 The Overall Dress

Picked up this overall dress at Savers.  I think it was $10 or $12, but it was half off.  I was really excited about its potential!I loved the olive green color because it works beautifully as a neutral.  It just needed a little updating to make it...

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...

Refashion Series

 In these episodes, I take old, outdated clothing and transform them into something new and beautiful.

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