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Rainy Day SCORES!!

So it’s Sunday and it’s rainy. What a surprise. After a three week heat wave, Vancouver finally got a little rain. Albeit those rainy days just happen to be my days off. 340 more words


Poncho Atitlán

A Guatemalan scarf found it’s way from the thrift to my sewing room via my daughter, who has an artistic eye and great fashion sense. We decided to make a simple pullover poncho, that would show off the traditional woven border on this light grey cotton blend fabric. 116 more words


Leopard and Python Print Baby Scratch Mittens - Gotta love DIY

I love a good DIY project especially if it involves upcycling!

My sister mentioned to me that her little ones’ hands are too petite for the scratch mittens that she has. 323 more words


Japanese Knot Bag Upcycled From A Men's Shirt

Check out my new little bag! Cute, huh? I love the Dickies pocket. It was a bit of a pain in the apple to construct though. 611 more words


DIY painted chair

We are big fans of upcycling. Transforming something old into something shiny and new is the best. We bought this chair from an antiques fair for a fiver a few months back. 284 more words


Chemery Dress

Cherry Emery, cherry Emery, cherry Emery- Chemery!!!   This is my second Emery Dress from Christine Haynes and my second made from an upcycled duvet cover.   Whilst doing my usual scour of the local charity shops I spotted this big bold cherry print single duvet hanging from the “everything £1″ rail.   321 more words