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First of all let me just proclaim that this is another year for me to not buy Ready-to-Wear clothes. I’ve joined over 1000 other fasters headed by the talented sewist, Sarah Gunn. We’ve all pledged not to buy clothes this … Continue reading
A Guatemalan scarf found it’s way from the thrift to my sewing room via my daughter, who has an artistic eye and great fashion sense. We decided to make a simple pullover poncho, that would show off the traditional woven … Continue reading
Fabric: 100% cotton muslin, with machine embroidered flowers Pattern: New Look 6652 Year: Contempory Notions: Bias tape for neck and armholes Time to complete: 6 hours First worn: April 2014 Wear again? OMG yes! It’s one of my favorite summer dresses Total price: thrifted for less … Continue reading
One of my favorite bloggers and sewers, Beth Huntington, of the RenegadeSeamstress, is sharing her talents, tips, and tricks in an upcoming Burda Style web-seminar! One of her specialties is refashioning. She’s very creative and talented and has many wonderful ideas … Continue reading
The voting has started! Please pop on over to the Refashion Runway and vote for me. Thanks! Here’s the low down on my first entry for Refashion Runway hosted by the Renegade Seamstress. I had one sleepless night coming up … Continue reading
I have successfully completed the first week of Me Made May 13 and it’s been a blast! The Flickr group of over 360 participants is so much fun to follow. There are so many creative sewists out there! Yeah! I … Continue reading
It’s time for Me Made May 13! Thank you Zoey for coming up with this great social event. ‘I, Barbara aka zibergirl), sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’13. I will endeavor to wear something hand made, refashioned, or … Continue reading
I scored two of these dresses by American Shirt Dress Company recently at the local senior thrift store. These were made in the 80’s with a 50’s inspiration. I like the fabric, the button up bodice, the full skirt, and … Continue reading