Kara Metta

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DIY Formal Dress

This DIY formal dress post is a collaboration with JOANN.  All opinions and ideas are my own. This DIY formal dress is easy--no buttons, zippers, pleats, or darts.  Thanks to the stretch-factor of this beautiful stretch velvet with sequins from JOANN, this dress turns...

5 Must Have Sewing Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed

This must have sewing tools post is a collaboration between JOANN and I.  All opinions are my own. Get ready for these must have sewing tools you didn't know you needed. Stand up.  Stretch for a minute.  Drink some water.  Are you ready?? The sewing tools I'm about to...

DIY Wipeable Tablecloth

I love the look of a crisp, clean tablecloth.  I also love my children.  For years, it seemed, I couldn't have both around at the same time.  And while I did briefly consider having the kids eat every meal outside; I knew that that probably wouldn't seem too cool and...

Strangers Share Their Biggest Trials

  As a follow up to my, "You Are Not Alone" post, here are the results to the anonymous survey as promised. What trials are you currently facing, or have you faced? What has helped you find strength in your times of trials? Anything else you want to say or add?...

You are not Alone

I woke up to the sound of something crying.  It reminded me of the whimpering moan of a dog---deep and elongated.  I kept thinking, "that is such a strange noise."  It took me a while to realize that I was the one making the sound.  I was the one crying.  I imagine...

DIY Masquerade Masks // Made with Glow-in-the-Dark Tulle

This post is a sponsored collaboration with JOANN. All ideas and opinions are my own. When I first realized JOANN carried glow-in-the-dark tulle, my mind began racing with ideas. Think of the possibilities! Jellyfish costumes, fancy tutus, ghost decorations, ect. I...


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.


Refashion Series

 In these episodes, I take old, outdated clothing and transform them into something new and beautiful.


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