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

Ridiculously Easy Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Tired of being a pedestrian for Halloween every year? With little time and minimal effort, you can go from boring, to costumed in about 5 minutes or less. Caught in Bad Weather This first costume is one of my favorites. I used some craft wire to make it look like...

DIY Faux Fur Stole

This post is a collaboration between JOANN and me.  All opinions are my own. JOANN recently sent me some of their new faux fur fabric to try out.  I had never worked with faux fur before, but it was so soft and beautiful I figured it would be fun to give it a try.  I...

How to insert an eyelet (Part of McCall’s 7537)

This post is made in partnership with JOANN, all opinions are my own. Have you ever been super intimidated to try something, but once you did it, you just felt plain silly because it was so easy? That's exactly how I feel about inserting eyelets. I used to think it...

McCall’s M7177 Pattern Review

I picked up this mustard floral fabric last year at the Golden West Swap Meet in Huntington Beach.  It's one of my favorite places to get fabric for exceptionally low prices.  I think this ran me about $2 a yard.  Everytime we vacation in Huntington Beach, which is...

McCall’s M7577 Summer Romper with JOANN

This post was created in partnership with JOANN.  All opinions, dance moves, and ideas are my own. I've had McCall's m7577 in my pattern stash for MONTHS! I was so excited when I came across this pretty floral knit fabric from JOANN because I knew it would pair well...

Refashion Series

 In these episodes, I take old, outdated clothing and transform them into something new and beautiful.

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