Tag Archives: repurposing

Making seam ripping easier

I bought some sweet little shirt and short sets at a summer clearance sale recently. They were marked down to nearly nothing. Nearly nothing meaning less than the cost of a fat quarter for both a shirt and pair shorts!!! I … Continue reading

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Knock off bag tutorial

It is true that one woman’s trash is another’s treasure. In this case, it’s me who got the treasure! My daughter took an interest in those super cute, super pricey, designer quilted bags. She asked for one and I said I’d … Continue reading

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A BIG THANK YOU!

I am just a regular home sewist. I have never taken any classes or had a sewing teacher of any kind in my adult life. My grandmother taught me sewing basics.  She taught me enough to make Barbie clothes, doll clothes, … Continue reading

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Quick cutie bib tutorial

Here is a tutorial for a super quick, super cute, almost free bib! With one yard of fabric and one old receiving blanket, you should be able to get 4 bibs! My yard of fabric cost $2.50 and I got … Continue reading

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Making pillows on the cheap

Pillows are expensive to buy. They can be expensive to make too. Fabric, pillow forms, stuffing, embellishments, it adds up quick.  This would be a completely different post if I only ever wanted just one pillow, but I only ever want … Continue reading

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“Sad Couch” pillow makeover

The couch in our den has been in need of a face-lift for a long time. I have a love/hate relationship with it. I love to lounge on it, but hate to look at it! We bought this couch 3 … Continue reading

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