Upcycle ugly, ill-fitting espadrilles into cute DIY espadrilles that match your outfit!
made shoes again! Yay! 😀 This time I upcycled ugly espadrilles that didn’t fit very well. I used leftover mint-green denim fabric from my jeans-to-skirt refashion and made matching mint green espadrilles! I love how they turned out and they’re so comfortable to wear! Continue reading DIY Espadrilles – Shoe Making Tutorial
Make a cute DIY octopus dog toy with jeans pockets!
This DIY octopus dog toy out of old jeans is a great project for sewing beginners because it doesn’t matter if the seams are uneven! Your pup will love it just the same! For the denim toy you’re going to need two jeans pockets, some denim fabric for the “octopus tentacles” and old fabric scraps for stuffing.
Note: If your pup is a heavy chewer, like mine, it’s best to omit the octopus tentacles! My puppy loved the tentacles but she chewed them off in about 10 minutes! 😉 But the rest of the dog toy is still holding up.
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A quick and easy men’s polo shirt to women’s top refashion!
If you read my blog regularly, you know that I love to refashion old clothes into cute new clothes! Mint green is my favorite color so I was happy when I found this old men’s polo shirt while cleaning out grandma’s house.
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DIY boho pom pom dog collar – made from scratch with linen webbing and DIY colorful yarn pom poms!
Turn an ordinary dog collar into a cute and colorful summer dog collar with DIY yarn pom poms! 😀
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This is part two about my 1950s-style dress with close-up pictures and constructions details.
Continue reading 1950s-Style Pink Gingham Dress – Details
Pink is one of my favorite colors and I absolutely love gingham – I think pink gingham looks so summery! So some years ago I sewed this 1950s-style dress with pink and white gingham.
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wearing a curtain again! Lol! 😀 This time it’s my grandma’s bathroom curtain! Doesn’t the curtain look pretty? Continue reading 1950s Blue Check Curtain Dress
At the moment I’m making a DIY tape lace collar for my 1920s rayon chiffon dress. But instead of tape I’m using bobbin lace. This original
1920s tape lace collar with bobbin lace is my main inspiration. Continue reading DIY Tape Lace Collar
It’s easy to turn store-bought hook and eye closures into hook and bar closures. In this short tutorial I’ll show you how to make a DIY hook and bar closure.
Hook and eyes and hook and bars are a great way to fasten your garments: I use them on
skirt waistbands, as vintage dress closure together with snaps instead of a zipper closure (picture below) and as secure and historical accurate closure for my Victorian bodices. Continue reading Bend Eyes Into Bars – DIY Hook And Bar Closure