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I decided that this Halloween I would dress steampunk. However this will be my first steampunk costume so I think I might need a bit of help. If you are wondering what the heck steampunk is there are lots of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
I used about 10 yds of yarn for each row, that made a 10 ft scarf. So I think you would need about 1 yd of yarn for each foot of scarf you wanted to end up with. I did 2-3 rows in most colors.
Toggle Commented Sep 16, 2009 on Cut offs and scrappy scarf at Wardrobe ReFashion
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Nothing too exciting here, just a pair of cut offs. I just cut the legs off a pair of Goodwill warm up pants and decided to leave it at that. I would of just bought some shorts but strangely they... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
Here is my second pair of wrap pants. This time I used a pinstripe lightweight linen. Blogged Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
I think I picked up this same pattern at the local thriftstore, how did you like it?
Toggle Commented Jul 31, 2009 on For some new baby girls at Wardrobe ReFashion
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We are headed over to visit my husband's parents on Monday and I decided to make Layden a new bag for his clothes as his old one doesn't quite hold enough. I used some corduroy my mom gave me a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
I have to use my first get out of jail free card. We are going to a wedding in less than a week and I needed something to wear. We have been building a fence so I have had no... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
Thanks. My husband has not yet decided if he likes them. They are "different".
Toggle Commented Jun 3, 2009 on Wrap Capris at Wardrobe ReFashion
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While pondering what to do with a few yards of linen I came across this tutorial for making wrap pants. Since the hot weather of summer is already here I though these looked nice and cool. I was right. These... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
Today I made a very profitable trip to the thrift store. I picked up a total of 13 patterns at $.29 each. Including these older patterns from the 60's - 80's and a scrubs pattern. My final discovery was these... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
I just finished this dress, probably for Clara. I used the Maxi dress pattern from Knitting Adventures. I used worsted weight and made the smallest size, 6-12 months. It was very easy and quick, I think about 5 hours total.... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
I blogged about making it here.
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I will see if I can get DH to take some tomorrow.
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I whipped up another version of the infinite top/convertible shirt. The fabric is a cotton/bamboo blend from and I really like it. It is nice an thin with just a bit of shine to it. Please excuse the poor... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
I finally finished off this muslin of McCall's 5050. Glad I did a muslin first because it is definitely not flattering on me. On the upside it did fit. Blogged I also finished these curtains for my mother in law:... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
Thanks, it was very easy, I think just about anyone could make it. I would add that it is probably a good idea to serge or zigzag the cut edge, mine frayed quite a bit.
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Thanks for all the suggestions. I have 3 yards of the brown, enough for a skirt, I don't know about a dress. I know about the pattern recommendations on the back, but that is too many to choose from :)
Toggle Commented Apr 27, 2009 on New patterns and a kilt at Wardrobe ReFashion
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That reversible dress is really cool! How does one go about adding darts anyway?
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The general pattern is from Knit One, Felt Too, the striped slipper pattern. I did a different stripe pattern, 3 rows each of two colors but otherwise I followed the pattern. I am adding a pic of the hole to my original post.
Toggle Commented Apr 10, 2009 on Slippers and a question at Wardrobe ReFashion
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Very nice, I love black! Looks very nicely done. I think I need that course.
Toggle Commented Mar 17, 2009 on For my "homework" at Wardrobe ReFashion
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Thanks, that sounds like it could work well. I will be visiting my mom (and stealing her serger) soon so I will have to give it a try.
Toggle Commented Mar 13, 2009 on Linen hoodie ideas? at Wardrobe ReFashion
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Hmm... we don't use our flat sheets either... Everything looks great!
Toggle Commented Mar 12, 2009 on Better late then never! at Wardrobe ReFashion
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Thanks. I just can't call anything with that much chest "it" :)
Toggle Commented Mar 3, 2009 on Duct Tape Dress form at Wardrobe ReFashion
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