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

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...

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...

100 Years of Swim Trends Presented by Modcloth

This post contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. It's a pool party over at ModCloth, and you're invited! With so many bikinis and, my preference, one pieces to pick from, you're bound to find the perfect...

I’m Back!

Hey!  Remember me?  We moved from California at the end of April and ended up staying at our in-laws for two weeks while we closed on our new place.  During this time, I was without my sewing machine cord = no sewing.  After being in our new place for over a week, we...

Nautical Swimsuit Find

A while ago, I went on a crazy rampage to find as many cute and inexpensive swimsuits as I could find.  I've already shared two of my favorites here.  I was always curious about the super cheap and often cute, swimsuits that you can order from China.  I finally gave...

DIY Faux Leather Skirt

You may have seen this DIY faux leather skirt over on Pretty Providence.  Today is my day to share it.  I really love how easy this was.  Truth: this was a last minute project I had to resort to after my original project ended up being too similar to another project...

Refashion Series

 In these episodes, I take old, outdated clothing and transform them into something new and beautiful.


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