Tag Archives: refashion

Tshirt Makeover: Swimsuit cover-up

We have been trying to go to the pool twice a week to keep the kids cool and happy.  I had been wanting to make a swimsuit cover-up ever since seeing all of these, but didn’t have the time until … Continue reading

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Simple Stripey Skirt

I found this fabric at Hancock’s in the remnant section and knew I had to make a skirt from it.  Unfortunately, it is a very thin, light weight cotton and there was only 1 1/3 yards of it. I figured … Continue reading

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Simplicity 4589

I finally broke into my vintage sheets.  They were originally intended for skirts, but just happen to be the right amount for tops too.  I’ve been wanting to use this simplicity pattern for a while, seeing it around many, many, … Continue reading

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A bit different

Thanks for the nice comments on my last top. This one is the same pattern (Simplicity 4177), different style.  This time with shorter sleeves and some green plaid seersucker. Can you see the gold thread running through the yellow stripes?  … Continue reading

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Simplicity 4177

  A really quick and easy sew. Simplicity pattern #4177. Perfect project for a long relaxing weekend.   I used some thrifted fabric that I’ve had for at least a couple of years.  Nice to finally use it up.  The … Continue reading

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Lotta Inspiration

I bought Lotta Prints recently and am in love with her simplistic designs. The book is aesthetically pleasing, page after page, with loads of great ideas and stencil patterns.  After thumbing through this book I was inspired to make another … Continue reading

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Free Motion

Triceratops tshirt for Super-E Have you seen THIS video from Threadbanger?  It shows Girl Popcorn adorning polo shirts free motion style.  After seeing this done, I almost immediately ran to the sewing store to get myself a free motion foot … Continue reading

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