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Turn Last Summer’s Favorite Dress Into Next Season’s Favorite Skirt

I have been going through all of my kids’ clothes to put away all of the Summer things-some put in a box for next summer, some I know won’t fit put in the Goodwill bag.  Then I got to this dress.  It barely fit my girl through this Summer, but it was by far the […]

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Big Bow & Sash Sewing Tutorial

How was that for a title?  I tell ya, I’m struggling with them these days.  I’ll sit and think about what a fun title will be longer than what it takes to make the actual project.  So today, it’s just that. A big ‘ol bow and sash sewing tutorial.   I have had many requests for […]

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Diy Pearl And Bow Bracelet

This is one of those things I wish you could see in person; it really is the sweetest little bracelet set.  My daughter and I have a daily tea party, and it’s quite the event.  While I get a little work done in the morning, she is busy setting everything up, then she comes and […]

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Banded Ruffle Cuff Pants Sewing Tutorial

Sew a ruffle on the bottom of a pair of pants and you take them to a whole new level, add a bow…and well, you’ve really got something :). Aren’t they cute?!  I thought of the idea for this jean upcycle about a year ago when I came across these super cute boots on Pinterest.  They […]

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Tutorial ~ Simple T-Shirt Upcycle

I am so excited about this little top.  It is the perfect upgrade for when you want to make something fun, but don’t want to put a lot of time and money into something that will only be worn once or twice like birthdays and holidays.  You use a store bought t-shirt and upcylce it […]

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Lined Pillowcase Dress Tutorial

Oh, just when I thought I couldn’t love this little dress more…I could make it over and over!  I’m so happy to add this tutorial for a lined version to the Fat Quarter Pillowcase Dress Collection.  It gives the opportunity to really dress up the dress, and add another layer of interest. I added a […]

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Tutorial ~ Elastic Neckline Pillowcase Dress

Okay friends, I’m almost finished with The Fat Quarter Pillowcase Dress Collection, then I promise to lay low on the whole subject!  Today I have an option that replaces the sash or tie in the casing with elastic, making it nice and easy to pop over little heads. This is a safer version for babies, […]

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Tutorial ~ Front Or Back Tie Pillowcase Dress

Hello friends!  Today I have a front tie or back tie option that I am excited to add to the Fat Quarter Pillowcase Dress collection.  Using a front tie is a great way to make a pillowcase dress look a little more formal, and a back tie is a great option for keeping little fingers […]

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Tutorial ~ Diy Ruffle (flip flops) Sandals

Pin It Ahem.  Allow me to introduce the cutest pair of Diy Flip Flops I ever did make.  I couldn’t even call them flip flops – it seems this refashion has bumped them into the sandal category.  When my husband says “You made those?”  I know I’ve done good.  Like all the diy flip flops […]

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Fun Ways To Patch Holes In Jeans

A fun email popped up in my inbox this weekend from Susan.  She has her grandkids for the week and her daughter dropped the kids off with every single pair of jeans having holes in them.  Her email had me giggling as she explains how her daughter claims to have been scarred for life from […]

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