The Nelson Dress

Wow, it’s been two months since I’ve posted something! And like last year at this time, I can attribute that to the fact I’ve been spending a lot of time in the mountains, on my bike. 464 more words


ReFashion 2016: Resort Style, Body Acceptance & Fatkini Fall!

It’s been AGES since I did a ReFashion post! I have done a lot of hemming, mending and alterations that I just couldn’t manage to post yet, but hope to get around to it. 518 more words


simple shoe refashion

I may have mentioned we  have a wedding coming up this fall. I will be wearing a dress I already owned, and probably a bolero or cardigan. 171 more words

Bridesmaid Dress Refashion

Chiffon. It’s so light and flowy! But just don’t try to refashion something made of chiffon unless you have expert technical skills and experience with this material. 298 more words


Make and stuff dog toys with fabric scraps 

I’ve been keeping fabric scraps to make toys for Coco. I take a bigger piece, cut shapes, and then sew around the edges. Leave an opening to stuff scraps in. 175 more words


McCalls M9872 contrast dress

I don’t typically buy patterns as i have been getting by with DIYing. However, this pattern called to me at Walmart. I traced out the top pieces on packing paper that came with handbags so i don’t feel bad about poking holes and slowly destroying the original pattern pieces. 705 more words


Faux wraparound dress

While organizing my fabric stash, i stumbled upon 2 remnants from previous projects – the end of a skirt that i had chopped off to shorten a store-bought piece, and a skirt lining of a previous early project that hadn’t worked out. 354 more words