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Sew 16 Update

How is everyone doing on their Sew ’16 Challenge? I’ve completed, uh, exactly zero challenges so far. But I’ve made progress on several!

Challenge #1 Newbie – Sew a type of garment you never have before. 247 more words

Fabric Projects


Have you ever refashioned something and think “Is this cute? Do I like this? Can I make this cuter?” I took a nice light purple T-shirt and made an asymmetrical cut. 235 more words

Jennifer Elliott

A #NoSew #Upcycled T-shirt Shopping Bag

Handimania has a fantastically fast no sew upcycle for those old tees:

Grab a t-shirt and follow the quick video below to create your own no sew slouchy shopping bag! 26 more words


Date Night Jumpsuit Refashion

My husband and I try to have date night every 2 weeks, but we get lazy and don’t do anything about it.  Logistically, it takes more planning and forethought than I care for – arranging the babysitter, deciding where to go, deciding what to do and trying to get it all done by 11 pm.   811 more words


A Crafty Hibernation

After an Autumn-Winter hiatus, I’m looking forward to catching you up on some makes from what I’ve started to term ‘My Crafty Hibernation’.

I’m slowly finding out that my making has a very seasonal quality – furniture restoration is firmly rooted in warm summer’s eves between sips of a G&T, while knitting snuggled up in front of movie with a hot chocolate is my activity of choice for the winter. 623 more words



I don’t have the confidence to mix prints with my outfits, i.e. stripes and florals. So, I’m taking a few small steps to gain that confidence, but by the time I possess it, the fashion will no longer be trendy. 235 more words

Jennifer Elliott