Tag Archives: upcycle

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! ūüėČ 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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T-shirt Surgery: The Grown Up Version

After performing t-shirt surgery to make my girls some upcycled Carlie’s Dolman Tops last week (see here¬†and here), I got to thinking about a pieced-together Kymy’s Dolman for myself. I looked through my stash and knew exactly what I wanted to try when my eyes landed on these two remnants I bought last summer. I […]

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T-Shirt Surgery: Upcycling Method #2

I’m back today with another upcycling method. This one garners the same result as the technique I explained earlier this week, but gives you a little more control over the placement of a fabric’s print on the pattern pieces. I’ll show you how¬†to slice your pattern before¬†cutting fabric, so you’ll be able to “fussy cut” […]

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T-Shirt Surgery: Upcycling Store-bought into Handmade

My girls love character shirts from the big box stores, but I dislike¬†paying so much¬†for what is usually a poorly-constructed tee. Our compromise? Wait until the shirts land on the clearance rack and transform it¬†into a fabulous handmade top! Today, I’m sharing my preferred method of¬†performing t-shirt surgery (i.e. cutting up a t-shirt to make […]

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