Sewing for a cause

Kimono coats for a cause

Following on from my previous kimono coat post, I’ve made a few more, and thought I might highlight a couple just to show I haven’t been slacking off in the sweatshop. First up is this latte coloured embossed kimono made from two fine wool scarves. This colour does not suit me, but the fabric is lovely. […]

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Sewing, Sewing for a cause

Kimono coat from scarves

I was given two scarves to turn into a kimono coat by Gabi from a local store (Heaven Wrapped).  Pinterest is full of similar kimono coats, many of which are being sold for $200 or more. The money made from the sale of this garment and others to follow will go to the Broomy Memorial Fund to help support […]

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Sewing for a cause, Stashbusting

Sewing for a cause: evening collection

Having made a host of daytime bags for my nominated charities, I thought the time had come to make an evening collection. I fossicked through my stash for some eveningy fabric and Gabi donated two Hermes scarves for the linings – gasp. I think by the time I took this photo one had been sold, but you can get […]

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