Tag Archives: upcycle

Sew Ready for Fall with Stylish Fabrics

Autumn is right around the corner, which was evident this past week at my house as we had several days that were cool enough to turn off the A/C and let some nice, fresh air into the house! Mother Nature must’ve been looking at my sewing plans. With the leafy fall top I made last week […]

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Sale Rack Refashion

When I began sewing for my family, my main focus was up-cycling old clothes/curtains/sheets into “new” clothes. My reasoning was simply because it was so much cheaper than buying new fabric. I was learning and was hesitant to spend a lot on something that I might mess up, so I re-purposed many things into “new” for […]

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Upcycled California Dress to Celebrate Earth Day

I’m a sucker for upcycling and re-using any type of fabric I can get my hands on. In my stash, I have several laundry baskets full of things to re-make into something else. Problem is, I have so much that I don’t have time to do it all. So when Ula over at Lulu & Celeste […]

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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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