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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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A Quick Update: Bringing a 90’s Jumper into the 21st Century

    When I see jumpers, I think of 3rd grade teachers from the 90’s, and mothers of  15+ kids. Really they do nothing for anyone’s shape.  So, what shall we do with these out of touch garments? Let’s bring … Continue reading

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