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That is very cute. I love the way you layered the fabrics.
Toggle Commented Nov 20, 2009 on Fairy Skirt at Wardrobe ReFashion
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I love this idea! Now I know what to do with my grandmothers old wool garments that are too good a fabric to donate, and too short to just wear.
Toggle Commented Nov 20, 2009 on prototype slippers at Wardrobe ReFashion
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This fleece jacket had a previous life as a very simple shawl of mine. I laid a Simplicity pattern over it to create this cardigan for my daughter. (Please excuse the silly face.) I used a gross grain ribbon as... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
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Sadly, I've fallen behind again in my posting. But, I've been refashioning. I rescued several pairs of pants, taking out several inches at the thighs. If you have thin thighs in proportion to your waist, this is the alteration for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
I agree completely. Your work is lovely - but you will still be upstaged by a toddler. They are such cute little people.
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Cute! The pleat and buttons really make the bags look polished.
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Hello! I have not been posting, because I've been buried under a pile of refashioning. This trench coat took me a week to refashion. It had a worn out collar, cuffs, and hemline. I sliced off the worn out edges,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
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Yes, I'm having delusions of grandeur. I have fully embraced refashioning and have been sewing like mad. I made a mans shirt into a girls jumper, very girly with lace, instructions here. I dropped the hem of a sleeve to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
I love the ticking stripe on these. Really cute, as well as eco-friendly.
Toggle Commented Sep 21, 2009 on reusable lunch kit at Wardrobe ReFashion
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This barn jacket is the first thing that I have purchased specifically to refashion. I'm so ridiculously pleased about that. It was quite large, especially in the shoulders and high waist. I just turned the body inside out and basted... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
I love this idea! I'm going to send it to my SIL who knows how to knit. Maybe I can get her to help me make one.
Toggle Commented Sep 13, 2009 on Refashioning Home Fashions at Wardrobe ReFashion
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These lined drapes were commissioned by DH. Which is to say, he asked me to make them a few months ago and I waffled, unable to decide on the fabric. The lining is refashioned from sheets purchased at the thrift... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
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This was a shirt that my husband received as a gift and did not wear once. It still had the tags on it. I cut curves to form a bodice and armscye. And then gathered it up and added gross... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
Cute! I should make a camera case instead of just tossing the poor thing into my bag.
Toggle Commented Sep 2, 2009 on Re-Newed Re-Fashion at Wardrobe ReFashion
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The dress came out beautifully. Armholes are weird aren't they?
Toggle Commented Sep 2, 2009 on Print dress refashioned at Wardrobe ReFashion
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I'm very happy for you. There are few things more wonderful than sewing up a pattern that doesn't require hours of fitting. Like you, the standard pattern is not a perfect fit for me. So I really appreciate it when variations in shape, not just size are included!
Toggle Commented Aug 30, 2009 on simplicity 2599, i love you. at Wardrobe ReFashion
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I love the dress made out of a blanket. Really cute! I must try that when the weather turns.
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Isn't deconstruction fun? And budget friendly, weee!
Toggle Commented Aug 26, 2009 on Unraveled fibery goodness at Wardrobe ReFashion
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Another man's shirt made over for me. Woo hoo, I could end up with a pretty decent wardrobe from this project. The fabric of this shirt has a much softer hand. I used the bias tape in the armscye like... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
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I actually made a garment for myself. Shocking, I know. This was an ordinary, button front mans shirt that DH cast off. I removed the sleeves and collar and reshaped it. And voila, new blouse for me! Sewing tutorial is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
Nice. It makes budgeting look fun. And I think the burlap goes with the budgeting theme.
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Cute pants. And I like the messy hair and shirt - very authentic five year old. :)
Toggle Commented Aug 25, 2009 on Skinny Jeans! at Wardrobe ReFashion
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Oh no, didn't post last week! But I have been sewing. This laptop bag (yes, again) is from a diaper bag pattern, Simplicity 5527. Lots of refashioning here, but not necessarily obvious. Lining is from thrift store, batting is an... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2009 at Wardrobe ReFashion
I love the dress too. The bird pattern is so perfect with it.
Toggle Commented Aug 17, 2009 on Weekend projects at Wardrobe ReFashion
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I would not wear a pocket in that location; because it would not flatter my figure. But it looks cute on you. Though if you put anything large in the pocket that might annoy your skin.
Toggle Commented Aug 6, 2009 on Too Weird? at Wardrobe ReFashion
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