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An ebay seller gave me a bag of clothes that were damaged, stained, torn and unsellable. They wouldn't be taken by thrift shops, and would have undoubtably ended up in landfill. I got my Christmas present early this year, an... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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I purchased a vintage lilac full length skirt from Salvos, and got it half price at $3.50! Size 16, far too big for me, but I refashioned it into a halterneck summer dress instead! I used the excess material I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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A pair of trousers purchased for a whole dollar, from the reduced rack at an op shop. But look at the ridiculous length (for me), all baggy round the ankles Time to chop! Andput in two drawstring ties under the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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I bought this second hand mens shirt for $2.50, half price at Salvos. I loved the print, and colours, so wanted to make it into a cap sleeve shirt for myself. However, when I tried it on half way though... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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A pair of shorts I thrifted for 50c last summer, I've worn them a fair bit, but they are a bit boring, so I gave them a facelift using sparkly buttons from my sewing kit, cheese grating to make them... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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What am I to do with all that thrifted leftover mens necktie fabric? Make a mini tie and sew onto a hand-me-down bonds t-shirts for jnr for a start... Work in progress: Junior RF attracting all the birds with his... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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On my Salvos donation run this week, I couldn't resist a quick peek, and found something I couldn't say no to; a maxi handmade dress A close up of that fabric shows a resemblance to a certain 80's video game:... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
Brilliant! Very creative
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Something a little different, a gift for a 1yr old. I made a dress out of a thrifted pillowcase, $1 from Savers, together with some ribbon from my local op shop haberdashery box. Out of fabric scraps from the same... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
That is brilliant!!! Well done!
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This is one of my first 'handmade' Christmas gifts of the year. I have decided to make (or recreate) gifts for family and friends this year, and try to be a little creative. This is a gift for my friends... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
Excellent work! Love it!
Toggle Commented Oct 22, 2010 on One vintage dress ... saved! at Wardrobe Refashion
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I purchased a dress with a gorgeous butterfly print from Vinnies, but it had an odd shape and was quite boring, so I had to resize and refashion BEFORE AND AFTER... I used a dress from my wardrobe as a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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I bought two pillowcases for 50c each from an op shop for that lovely dragonfly print I made one into a reusable food wrap, and the other into this pillowcase top using vintage lace as the neckline, in a drawstring... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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Herewith a summer hat refashion. The hat cost me $1 from my local op shop I used a the fabric from a thrifted mens necktie to jazz it up a bit And here is the end result Also on my... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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I puchased this top in an op shop in St Kilda on AFL Grand Final Day. I couldnt resist that pretty bird printed fabric: But look at the size of it on me! I am a petite size 8, and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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A very simple shoe refashion, but a refashion none-the-less I picked up a pair of black cowboy boots from a clothing exchange, which I love, but not the light brown embroidered stitching: Some black boot polish from my husbands stash... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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Take a pair of thrifted cut off Diesel jeans, cut up a thrifted silk tie, and refashion as follows: Before After More details and 'how to' on my bloggy! Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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A thrifted $1 painter sheet + a 99c dress pattern bought from eBay resulted in: More details on my bloggy Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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Inspired by Max California's patch jean refashion, I have lengthened my son's jeans by disguising the gap in the middle with patches Before After More details on my bloggy Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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A child's XL GAP denim jacket with wonderful embroidered patches But the sleeves are too short for me! The sleeves are cut, and the cuffs are restitched to a new length; a short sleeved denim jacket ready for summer, yey!... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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A thrifted billabong t-shirt for $2, together with a bright pink skirt 50c Stitched together to create a t-shirt dress: More details on Recycled Fashion Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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A thrifted mens footlocker top for $3.50 Cut to down to size and refashioned into a top/dress for me With fabric scraps used to create a refashioned top for my son More details on my Recycled Fashion Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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Yucky baggy bum shorts + thrifted material for 50c + thrifted doilys = Qantas (!) skirt. More details on my blog Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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This is a really easy clutch bag refashion, but effective I think? A 50c clutch bag, coupled with doily's and sparkly embellishment from a pair of shoes: I hand stitched the embellishment and doilys with invisible thread. I am pleased... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion