Tag Archives: upcycling

All Sewn Up in 2015

Just some of the highlights of 2015! I pledged not to buy RTW clothes and made all of my own. I posted my makes to The Monthly Stitch, Kolabora, and Sewist as well as to my blog at Zibergirl.com. I … Continue reading

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Holiday Coat Made in 2012

This is my go-to holiday coat! I wore it today 12-2015 and still got tons of compliments! I didn’t wear the silly hat, or fancy shoes. 🙂 This is how we used to set up our weekly blog posts for … Continue reading

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Cuna Caravan Tote and Pouch

Here’s my entry for Round Three of the Super Online Sewing Match II: The Caravan Tote and Pouch. Kudos to Sew Mama Sew for coming up with another project that allows us to give it our personal touch. I’m thoroughly enjoying competing with such … Continue reading

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The inside story: Cotton and Steel Dress

“Come March, we’re asking you to show us your guts, and make your inside as pretty as the outside!” The Monthly Stitch. This month for The Monthly Stitch theme we are challenged to show off the inside of our sewing … Continue reading

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Thank you gift!

Your opinions on the pricing of my bags for a Holiday Bazaar are really appreciated. I’ll give everyone until this Thursday, October 31 (Halloween!) to leave me feedback in my polls and a comment. I’ll randomly choose the winner on … Continue reading

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The Turmeric Striped T-Shirt

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

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This Week’s Round Up

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

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Me Made May 13… I’m in!

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

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Winter Coat

Fabric: Mid-weight woven plaid fabric and red lining Pattern: Butterick 5145 Year: contemporary Notions: 9 leather covered buttons (could be faux leather) Time to complete: Forever! One full day and three evenings First worn: December 3 for photo-shoot Wear again? … Continue reading

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