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furryjenus
Phoenix, AZ
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i finally did it. after over 6 months refashioning, i bought some new clothes. this consisted of 2 camisole type tank tops with shelf bras and an awesome long sleeve tee that has an SPF of 50. considering all the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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i decided i wanted to make a jersey knit tube scarf. the concept seemed easy enough. it's a tube that's turned inside out. apparently i was dealing with mathematics not yet available to my brain system. i ended up partially... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
i like it! trade you? i have a dress i made from a 1950's pattern that just doesn't fit me right.
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hey all, for all of you in the vicinity of Seattle, i thought i'd spread the word about the great Urban Craft Uprising 2010 summer show. the deadline is on April 5 in case you wanted to participate. i haven't... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
great job! i can't imagine how long that must have taken but i would totally wear those.
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i did it! i obsessed and finally finished my first jumpsuit. well, it's actually the 2nd one since the first was kind of a test and a run-through to make sure i didn't screw it up on the better fabric.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
i have to say this is my absolute favorite of all the outfits you've made. i love dresses but they're not very practical for me and my life. it's even making me want to make a pair of pants like that. now off to search on etsy for the pattern...
Toggle Commented Feb 18, 2010 on The "I Made Pants!" Pants & Skirt at The Sew Weekly
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i've finally gathered enough of a selection of jumpsuit patterns to start on my new fabulous jumpsuit project(s) seeing so many people make all of these great dresses got me inspired but considering how much i ride my bike, it... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
cute puppies! i wish i could do something like that for my ample-sized cat but i doubt he'd have any part of it.
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good job and total remake. aside from the color, i can't even tell it came from the original sweater!
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i recently renewed my refashion pledge for 6 more months (before, i did 4) but what i'm beginning to realize the most is that i don't really have the need for mountains of clothing. depending on the season, i tend... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
i wish i had this outfit adult-size
Toggle Commented Jan 7, 2010 on Romper Refashion Tutorial at Wardrobe Refashion
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my efforts have turned out pretty abysmally in the way of holiday gifts. i had high hopes but then i had to start putting an exhibit together for january. been hard to justify sewing but i'm trying to fit it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2009 at Wardrobe Refashion
anyone know a source where i can find pattern instructions? specifically for New Look 6139. it's so funny...i just opened this pattern to make some really basic loungy pants and found the instructions gone and just one pattern piece cut... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2009 at Wardrobe Refashion
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this week has been fun. for the past 4 days i've been wearing only refashioned things and it wasn't even intentional. sure, one was merely repairing a hole that had unraveled on a sweater but it was still a minor... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2009 at Wardrobe Refashion
awesome dress. i'm going to check out that pattern #.
Toggle Commented Nov 9, 2009 on Fabric/Pattern Stash Bust at Wardrobe Refashion
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haven't posted in a little while but since the thing i hate most is cutting out patterns (and that's the next thing i had in mind), you can surely understand my procrastination. so i've been thinking about the holidays and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2009 at Wardrobe Refashion
very clever. i like seeing refashions like this that make a simple change for a drastic result.
Toggle Commented Oct 28, 2009 on Yoga Tops at Wardrobe Refashion
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i love the sweater to ruffly neck piece. makes me wish i hadn't got rid of that shrunken sweater months ago (before i took my pledge)
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so, wow, i posted almost an entire month ago about this conversion from a shirt and a pair of pants to a smock. i'm finally posting the result. i actually wore it out once already. i was thinking of adding... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2009 at Wardrobe Refashion
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i got a new t-shirt. but the proceeds of this t-shirt go to a good cause. some ding dong recently wrote an article about how an arts/music space was turning over management to a husband and wife team who were... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2009 at Wardrobe Refashion
i know it's probably a simple technique, but how did you do the crochet string bags? i've been wanting to make some of those but i think i've been doing it the hard way.
Toggle Commented Oct 15, 2009 on Oh, No, Where Did Summer Go? at Wardrobe Refashion
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it's post like this that remind me of simple things i can do to make stuff look really good. thanks!
Toggle Commented Oct 8, 2009 on It's been forever at Wardrobe Refashion
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This post from earlier inspired me to take an already taken apart shirt and do something similar. Wasn't too crazy about tube tops or elastic under my boobs which just makes me feel like i have matron-ly jugs. So i... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2009 at Wardrobe Refashion
thanks! this has given me an idea of what i could do with a collared dress shirt that i love the fabric on but hate the cut. something like this could totally work!
Toggle Commented Sep 29, 2009 on Bleeargh. at Wardrobe Refashion
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