refashion, Sewing

Shirt to Apron

I’ve repurposed another shirt into an apron/smock (see the first one here), and whilst this one isn’t terribly different, I thought I’d give a brief rundown on how I did it. You want a shirt that is a fair bit bigger than you, but not ginormous. This one is a man’s size medium. Look for […]

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refashion, Sewing

A nip and a tuck

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I am useless at this refashioning malarky; so when Portia Lawrie announced that the theme for  The Refashioners 2017 was  “suits you”, I did a little snort and a happy dance because no way was I going to participate in that! I had donated every suit […]

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refashion, Sewing

A simple modification

I wasn’t going to blog this make because it is alarmingly simple, but then I did a clever thing (unbecoming lack of modesty, I know!), and thought I would share. I turned a RTW top into – er – another top (no, that’s not the clever thing!) Back when I was still buying clothes I got […]

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refashion, Sewing, Stashbusting, Travel

T-shirt refashion

In the spirit of Repurpose, Reuse, Refashion month, I had a rummage in my repurposing/refashioning basket and came up with half a dozen identical white t-shirts that had belonged to Tom. I picked three of them for transformation. I decided to dye them and thought I would like to use a natural product such as tea. […]

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