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Part one of Two: Back Attack! and the not so closeted lace addiction!

Part one of two: Refashioning from my sister’s second hand picks!

Check out this super cute linen/cotton dress!

I’m was happy with the high-low hemline and the torso section. 417 more words


Awkward length blazer refash

I found this sweet just-like-new blazer at value village for 10 bucks! The brand is “Kensie” (probably cost about $70.00 originally) with a lovely linen/cotton mix. 507 more words


Lixo que não é lixo - upcycle e criatividade

Aqui no casa mimimi acreditamos que a criatividade e a inspiração são fatores  importantes  para que o mundo seja mais sustentável. Todas as pessoas podem olhar um objeto e criar algo mais útil e bonito para que 1) não precisem comprar o que não tem necessidade e 2) não joguem fora o que ainda pode ser utilizado. 225 more words


This dress is folked up!

This is a dress that I got at Calgary Folk Music Fest several years ago. I love the fabric, but I never wore it because the top part pulled over my chest funny and it felt tight and loose in all the wrong places. 423 more words


Nonna's Dress Refashion

WOWZAS…I nearly gave up this refashion several times. The fabric was super slippery, frayed, and these little plastic pearl bits which I thought were cute were the bane of my hemming existence!! 814 more words


Upcycled Apron

 You may remember this sundress.  It has a new life now.

I spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking which means I also spend a lot of time in the kitchen washing dishes and constantly end up putting holes in my shirts.  437 more words


My first skirt refashion

I got a sewing machine for Christmas-YAY! After learning the basics, I made a few pillow cases. I went from being scared to sew faster than 3-4 stitches every 3-4 seconds to whirrrrrring along at a respectable pace.  325 more words