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This is the basic info for how I make the yarn necklaces I've been posting on here..hope you enjoy. http://spindlejigs.blogspot.com/2011/03/yarn-necklace-tutorial.html Please feel free to let me know if my directions don't make sense. I am really going to miss this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2011 at Wardrobe Refashion
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more old t-shirt, sweater, ribbons, buttons, etc..out of the scrap heap. http://spindlejigs.blogspot.com/2011/03/sunflowersmore-van-gogh.html Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2011 at Wardrobe Refashion
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Still using up scraps of old shirts and sweaters and things..... and turning them into bits of jewelry. Van Gogh is my latest inspiration. http://spindlejigs.blogspot.com/2011/03/starry-nights-ahead.html Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2011 at Wardrobe Refashion
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detail of one a group of new necklaces that i've made...and are now in a store! a first for me. my favorite use of bits of yarn, scraps of t-shirts, and buttons...love buttons http://spindlejigs.blogspot.com/2011/02/yarn-play.html I have been making these for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2011 at Wardrobe Refashion
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Dress made from three shirts and lots of snow days...for my Doctor Who obsessed seven year old. more pics..http://spindlejigs.blogspot.com/2011/01/journey-of-tardis-dress.html Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2011 at Wardrobe Refashion
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I finally finished the worlds slowest project. I am going to miss Wardrobe Refashion, thanks again Nikki. http://spindlejigs.blogspot.com/2010/12/frida-is-finally-finished.html Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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Here are some things I've made (for me) Taking a bit of a break from making to sell....a new kerchief from old t-shirts, and a dress in progress inspired by Frida Kahlo..made from sweatshirt fleece and scraps from other projects.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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I've been really busy making stuff to sell...and then selling it! Almost all of it from re-purposed materials, I'm slowly switching over to more accessories (scarves, mitts, hats, etc..) less jewelry. But the absolute highlight of October was Halloween, and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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Previously seen skirt made from old pants and older curtain - dinner napkin set Seemingly unrelated apron made from the bottom front of a denim barn jacket..... what can they possibly have in common? A shared problem of what to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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This used to be one of my favorite pairs of pants, I got them on sale at Old Navy for about $5 nearly ten years ago. This winter they finally fell apart. I've always wanted to make a skirt like... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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Not much of a re-do, been too busy making things for fairs and bazaars, but I did get a new sewing machine for my birthday so more re-fashions are on the way.... These boots were bubblegum pink and more than... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
Very nice, gives me an idea!!!!
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A few weeks ago I made a coat that I posted here, but I wasn't so happy with it so I made some changes. And made a scarf to match....Now it's an ensemble and an ode to Jane Austen. there's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
That is indeed a fabulous coat
Toggle Commented Sep 11, 2010 on Echino Find at Wardrobe Refashion
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To spruce up my fall wardrobe and to use up all the ribbon, yarn, bits of t-shirts, curtains, what have you, that fill up all of my reusable shopping bags....and buttons too. But you can never have to many buttons,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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Welcome to all of the new people! This is my little refashionista in training trying on her new jumper and kerchief....soon she'll be ready to post one of her own creations. http://spindlejigs.blogspot.com/2010/09/nellies-back-to-school-jumper.html Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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Frankencoat - the top is a coat by Benneton that I had when I was in college over 20 years ago..and I had bought it at a thrift store, so I have no idea how old it may be..The bottom... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
Very nice...I love plaid, the more the better and this is adorable and wearable
Toggle Commented Aug 19, 2010 on Frankenskirt at Wardrobe Refashion
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These aren't a new restyle - just one of the more useful ones I've ever done so I thought I would share. (and I'm still without a sewing machine) This is the daughter half of the pair - they are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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a coat that I made from a bedspread that I made last year. It's sweatshirt fleece and was easy and fast to do..under four hours and only that long because I did the sewing by hand... how to is here:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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I used fabric leftover from other projects and sewed patches from seam to seam. http://spindlejigs.blogspot.com/2010/07/my-favorite-jeans-were-falling-to.html while sitting at my new picnic table, couldn't find a better way to spend an afternoon. Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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This is a combination of a long sleeved shirt which I loved, and a t-shirt that I never wore. Now instead of a pretty colored but ill fitting man's t-shirt and a tired looking seven year old paisley shirt I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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This is a tank top that I re-did, adding some applique and adjusting the fit. A triskel an ancient Celtic symbol, I made the one on this shirt by joining three spirals in the center. The spirals are from a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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Hi my name is Deb and I have signed up for two months, I've been refashioning clothes on and off for most of my life, but never to the exclusion of buying anything new. So here goes. These are a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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