Tag Archives: T-shirt surgery

Dreaming of Fall with Striped French Terry

I’ve been dreaming of this shirt since shortly after I received this super soft and stretchy French terry in a Girl Charlee KnitFix last spring. After I got past the “I just want to pet this fabric cause it’s so soft” stage, I decided that it would be too warm for the summer and so […]

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Floral and Color Blocking for the Win

I knew this floral cotton spandex needed to become a pair of leggings as soon as I saw it. Luckily, I scored a few yards when someone else was thinning out their stash. I was so excited to turn it into a pair of ‘Get Moving’ Leggings that I was in my wash room ready […]

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Ninja Turtles Upcycle for My Birthday!

Last month, I was browsing the little boys’ clothing racks at Target and came across this awesome Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles set. I wanted it in my size since it says “since 1984” and that’s the year I was born. So, what’s a sewist to do? Buy it and upcycle it, of course! I knew […]

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Hack: Riley’s Nightgown to Upcycled Raglan Tee

I’m not quite sure how it happened so quickly, but I now am the mother of a 10-year-old. That’s double digits … and boy does she have the tween attitude and so many opinions about what she wears! Thank goodness she still loves when I sew for her … it’s just that now she has […]

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Color Blocking Long Sleeves for Kymy’s Dolman

So, after hacking the Asymmetrical Drape Top last week, I thought I was done with color blocking for a while. Then I opened my email and had one from Girl Charlee with a “Trend Alert” about color blocking. Who knew that I’d actually be on trend for something?!? As a mom of 5 small children, I’m not […]

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