Category Archives: Clothing

Making a Cowl Scarf-No Knitting Required

Cowl Scarves are everywhere this season. If you would like to add one (or more) to your wardrobe, inexpensively, look no further than your own closet. I will be using the leftovers from the long knit skirt in last Friday’s … Continue reading

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Remake: Ruffled Poncho

It’s that time of year in the North-Midwest. There’s frost on the grass in the morning, Apple Cider is a grocery staple, and cozying up in your favorite blanket with a mug of coffee/cocoa/tea is a luxury we all indulge … Continue reading

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Shirt to Skirt Tutorial: The Fourth and Final Olympic Tee

The second off-white olympic tee is in for a completely different use… and I think it’s my favorite! We’re going to cut, sew, and add a little embellishment to turn a so-so top into a cute bottom (and we all … Continue reading

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Light and Fluffy: The Continuing Saga of the Olympic T-Shirts

Set #2: Off White with Colorful Screen Printing These shirts had me stumped for a few days. I had the same problem as with the blue and black shirts, but I didn’t want to just copy my previous makeovers. I … Continue reading

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Too much or just right? Cozy T-Shirt for lounging.

This is the second installment of t-shirt makeovers, and we’re still dealing with the blue and black skiing tee. Somewhere along the way I ended up with the bottom half of a gray shirt in my fabric stash. No seams…just … Continue reading

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Transforming a Regular T-shirt into a Bib Ruffle Tee

Today starts a period of Stash-Busting… which actually means I really can’t afford to buy more fabric or craft supplies so I had better use what I have. Now I know I’m the only one with this problem, so bear … Continue reading

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No-Sew Tutu

Does it really need more of an explanation?  A tutu is a costume favorite, but you don’t need to buy one… you can make it yourself with no sewing knowledge whatsoever. You Will Need: 4 Yards Tulle (for adult size … Continue reading

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