Author: Kara Metta

Using a Twin Needle

I just discovered twin needles and am excited to share them with you.A twin needle is what it sounds like, two needles that fit in the place of one.  My sewing machine is not super fancy.  In fact, it was $80 from...

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DIY Slip Extender

Today I’m sharing some pictures from my tutorial on Brassy Apple.  I started out with an old, outdated slip.  I shortened it, added some trim, and made it into the perfect extender slip for this Forever 21 dress....

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DIY Infinity Scarf from Pajama Pants

Today I’m sharing a tutorial I originally wrote for Brassy Apple. I used some of my husband’s old flannel pants to make my own infinity scarf.  It was super easy and took less than an hour.  For full...

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How to Tint Your Eyelashes

Eyelash Tinting Tinting eyelashes at a salon can run you around $30, but learn to do it yourself and you can get it done for next to nothing. Tinting does not add thickness or length like mascara does.  It does, however, add...

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Upcycling a Frame

You may have seen this already as a guest post on brassyapple.com.  Today I’m going to share it on here! This summer I found a beautiful frame at a garage sale.  The owners were asking for $10, but I bartered them down to...

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Sizing Up

Normally when I refashion things, I tend to take them in to fit me.  I have a tendency to think that more fabric means more possibilities.  Today’s refashion, however, is different.  I began with a skirt I...

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A Painted Refashion

Hello! Today I’m going to share a refashion I did with paint that I originally wrote for brassyapple.com. Sometimes I get weird ideas and just run with them.  This was certainly one of them.I got this white...

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