Refashion Runway Week 5: Boho Chic

The competition is getting really tight! If you like my refashion, please help me out and vote for me HERE. Thanks a million! Every item of clothing has a story to tell.  This is especially true for thrifted finds.  As I approached the theme for this week, I wanted to […]

Refashion blog. Great ideas!

Refashion Runway Week 4: Maxi Dress or Skirt and an Apology

This dress…nearly killed me.  At one point, I spent over an hour staring at it before giving up and going to bed.  I tried three different dress refashions before I  finished this.  Oh, and I’m wearing the end result backwards because I ended up liking it better that way.  It […]

Pants to purse refashion. Tons of sewing ideas on this blog.

Refashion Runway Week 3: Handbag Challenge

This week’s refashion challenge was something I’ve never even thought about doing before, but I loved that it gave me a chance to try something new!  I got these pants at a thrift store for $10 (pricey if you ask me).  They are 100% polyurethane, but look like leather.  I […]

Gingham shirt, so versatile

Refashion Runway Week 2: Gingham

It was so fun to see everyone’s incredible refashions last week,  I kept checking over and over again until the post was up.  I get so excited to see the creativity. This is such a great competition! I went to 4 thrift stores until I finally found this gingham t-shirt dress […]

Awesome diy fashion blog. She has a ton of refashions.

Refashion Runway: The First Challenge

I’m currently in a refashion competition called Refashion Runway, hosted by the Renegade Seamstress,.  Every week (that I’m still in the running) I’ll be posting a new refashion project. For the first round, the challenge was to combine floral and geometric/stripes. The before: This dress is actually a nightgown.  Since I’m […]

DIY Summer Blouse

I recently came across this pattern at Walmart, and I immediately knew it was a winner. (Not available online) My goal lately has been to make things that are more wearable in everyday life.  I usually end up sewing fancy dresses, but let’s face it, I’m a stay at home […]

DIY: No Sew Cape

This post is sponsored by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  However, all opinions are mine. #ProjectAmazing #CollectiveBias   Last month, we celebrated Camden’s 3rd birthday.  He wanted a super hero theme, and so I began wracking my brain trying to come up with a fun craft for the kids […]

Simple Trick to Clean Your Vacuum

  I’m sharing a little advice today in hopes it can help you clean your vacuum. For years I cleaned out my vacuum haphazardly with scissors, only able to get the hair and thread that were easily accessible.  When I began sewing again, I started using my seam ripper.  Because it […]

Tulle Sequin Skirt

Hey Friends, You may remember the old white skirt from a post a little while back.  I kept changing my mind on what I wanted to do with it, until I found some beautiful sequined tulle fabric at the swap meet in Huntington Beach.  I originally planned on sewing the […]

5 Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer

5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Clothes 1. Read the care label. You probably already know this, but that care label inside your favorite dress is there for a reason. If it says “dry clean only” you really shouldn’t wash it at home. I learned this lesson the […]

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