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

The easiest way to raise a neckline

I love wearing my husband's shirts, unfortunately, he doesn't love me taking them.  I finally gave in and bought myself a pack of mens' undershirts to get me through this pregnancy, but was disappointed when I realized that the neck line was super low....

Getting Inexpensive Prescription Glasses Online

You'll Need:your vision prescription and pd measurementa credit/debit cardan email addressZenni OpticalI love my little Cam, but he earned his nickname, Crazy Cam, for a reason.  Partially because he has a certain affinity for climbing and jumping off high...

DIY Embellished Trucker Hat

You may have seen this project on Pretty Providence, today is my day to share it.  I really loved this because it was super easy and took only about a half hour.  I kept seeing cute trucker hats everywhere and I decided that it couldn't be too hard for me to...

Kicking it with #TagsThrift

If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know that I got to take part in a fun competition hosted by a new thrift store in American Fork.  The store is called Tag's and their grand opening is this Friday.  Scroll down to the bottom of this...

DIY Maternity T-Shirt Tunic

Ever since I discovered the difference a ball point needle can make when sewing knits, I've been really enthusiastic about using them.  I found the red fabric used for this top in the remnant bin at JoAnn's Fabrics.  I think it cost me about $2-$3....

How Aphogee Saved My Hair

**Disclaimer:  This is NOT a sponsored post.  It is a true story about how a product saved my hair after I made some incredibly dumb decisions.The Shame: How I took my emotions out on my hairI've debated about whether or not I wanted to post about this...

Taking in Large Sleeves the Quick and Easy Way

This tutorial is the quick and easy way to take in large sleeves.  It is not going to look as good as clothes that are professionally tailored, but if you are looking for a simple fix, this will do.  If you are looking for a more in depth tutorial, please...

DIY Peter Pan Collar

I love collars because they frame the face--the epicenter of communication.  If our clothes are going to bring attention to one of our body parts, the face is surely the best one to go with.With this in mind, I set to recreate an old t-shirt into something new...

Labor Day Deals

Happy Labor Day!  Since this holiday celebrates the accomplishments workers have done for this country, feel free to enjoy some of your work with a little paycheck spending ;)H&MTons of deals starting at $4.95.I love this comfy sweatshirt (1) for...

Refashion Series

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

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