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Refashion Series. Look what she did with that trench coat!

Refashion Series Episode 4: The Metta Trench

I am so excited to finally share the refashion of my grandmother’s trench coat. Some of you may remember that I inherited my grandma Metta’s clothes when she passed away last year. I already refashioned one of her dresses and one of her sweaters. This coat is extra special to […]

Refashion Series ep. 2 The baseball Tee

Refashion Series Ep: 2 The Baseball Tee

This sweater is another fun piece I inherited from my grandmother.  I immediately fell in love with the print and the soft velvety texture of the fabric.  Using one of my own baseball tees, I created a pattern that allowed me to transform this sweater into a trendy new baseball […]

Refashion Series ep. 1 The Metta Dress

Refashion Series: Ep.1 “The Metta Dress”

When my grandmother passed recently, I learned that they were going to send all of her clothes to the DI.  I immediately asked if I could go through them first and I’m so glad I did!  There were many pieces that were already wearable, some of the others were perfect […]

WHILE CAMDEN SLEEPS // Silk dress refashion Tons of ideas on this site.

Silk Dress Refashion

I picked this dress up from a church swap meet.  I love to refashion items I get for free because if I mess it up, there’s really no financial loss.  This was my first time working with silk, so I was a little nervous, but you have to take some risks if […]

She added 5 inches of length to this dress and lined the top. It looks gorgeous! I love finding clever ways to make things modest without looking tacky.

Making Modest: Adding Length to a Dress

When I saw this dress on the Modcloth website, I instantly fell in love.  I knew it would be a little short, and that the top was sheer, but I also knew that I would find a way to make it meet my needs.  I was a little surprised at […]

Final Week of Refashion Runway: Asymmetrical

The competition is coming to an end, voting came be found HERE. Thanks a million!   So I have a confession to make, for every challenge I go a little on the crazy side and research everything.  I think it’s the teacher in me.  I look up definitions, histories, and […]

Refashion Runway Week 5: Boho Chic

The competition is getting really tight! If you like my refashion, please help me out and vote for me HERE. Thanks a million! Every item of clothing has a story to tell.  This is especially true for thrifted finds.  As I approached the theme for this week, I wanted to […]

Refashion blog. Great ideas!

Refashion Runway Week 4: Maxi Dress or Skirt and an Apology

This dress…nearly killed me.  At one point, I spent over an hour staring at it before giving up and going to bed.  I tried three different dress refashions before I  finished this.  Oh, and I’m wearing the end result backwards because I ended up liking it better that way.  It […]

Pants to purse refashion. Tons of sewing ideas on this blog.

Refashion Runway Week 3: Handbag Challenge

This week’s refashion challenge was something I’ve never even thought about doing before, but I loved that it gave me a chance to try something new!  I got these pants at a thrift store for $10 (pricey if you ask me).  They are 100% polyurethane, but look like leather.  I […]

Gingham shirt, so versatile

Refashion Runway Week 2: Gingham

It was so fun to see everyone’s incredible refashions last week,  I kept checking over and over again until the post was up.  I get so excited to see the creativity. This is such a great competition! I went to 4 thrift stores until I finally found this gingham t-shirt dress […]

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