Tag Archives: upcycle

T1 Diabetes AKA Insulin Shot Friendly Pants Tutorial!

This is what happens when one mom of a newly diagnosed T1 Diabetic has a crazy idea that she asks her ‘friend who can make anything’ to help her out with.  Turns out it’s not so crazy, more like brilliant according to the comments on Facebook, and very much needed.  I hope this tutorial helps […]

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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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Callie’s Nightgown is So Cozy

I’ve been meaning to make myself a few more Callie’s Nightgowns ever since I tested the pattern for Kymy way back in January 2014. Last week, hubby and I ordered a new bed and comforter set so I figured this is the perfect time for new sleepwear, too! 😉 I love the curved sides of […]

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Asymmetrical Drape Top Hack: Adding Long Sleeves

The idea of a long-sleeved Asymmetrical Drape Top has been rolling around in my head for a couple weeks now, ever since I made my butterfly drape top. My problem lay in the fact that lengthening both sleeves enough to reach my wrists would result in a pattern that was wider than any generally available knit […]

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