Kara Metta

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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

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...

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Picking a Father’s Day Gift for My Dad

Hey Friends!  I have been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser for this post; however, all the opinions are my own. #NauticaforDad #CollectiveBias My dad has four daughters and no sons.  As you might imagine, dinners at our house were filled with...

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Updated! How I highlight my hair

A while ago, I shared my formula and application method that I use to highlight my own hair at home. I've been using this same formula for over 3 years now and have since done it on over 13 different people with success. I have decided that it was time to add a video...

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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...

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Super Quick Sock Bun Tutorial

I feel like sock buns were all the rage a few years ago, but I still turn to them on rainy and lazy days.  It literally takes me less than two minutes from start to finish.  Most of you have probably learned how to do a sock bun by now, but if not, you'll definitely...

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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 hard...

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Refashion Series

 In these episodes, I take old, outdated clothing and transform them into something new and beautiful.


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