Tag Archives: Sewing

14 in 2014: Sew some blackout curtains

**Every season, I post a set of goals that I set out to accomplish. I track my progress here on my blog. I like the challenge of setting goals – it helps me to accomplish so much more. This post … Continue reading

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DIY: Changing Cap Sleeves to Elastic Sleeves

I’d had this tank top for ages.   While I loved how it looked with cardigans, I never liked it much by itself, because the cap sleeves were not so flattering to my arms.  A few weeks ago, I decided … Continue reading

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“I turned on the light”

I made this tunic over a month ago, but I didn’t get around to incorporating it into an outfit until last week. It’s so hot and muggy right now, that long sleeves and leggings are usually too warm.  But my … Continue reading

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DIY: Kitchen Cloths from Scraps

Since I sew a lot, I end up with lots of fabric scraps.  I especially end up with lots of t-shirt and jersey scraps and sometimes I’m not sure what to do with them.  This week, I found the perfect … Continue reading

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Before and After : Blue Tunic Re-con

Before You may be familiar with my matching blue and purple Target tunics that I thrifted awhile ago.  You can see the purple one here and the blue one here.  While I love how they fit, I’ve never really liked … Continue reading

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Crafty Interlude: Yoga Mat Bag

I mentioned last week that I’ve gotten a lot of sewing done so far this summer.  Two of my favorite projects are in the above photo: my “new” yoga pants, and my yoga mat bag.  The pants are actually some … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Boot-cut to Straight Leg Jeans

I posted a tutorial on flared to skinny jeans about a year ago, but it didn’t include any photos, and didn’t really go into detail.  I recently altered some boot cut jeans into straight leg jeans, and I documented the … Continue reading

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Green D.I.Y.- Cloth Napkins

I’ve been trying to find more ways to eliminate waste in my daily life, and one easy change I’ve made is switching from paper napkins to cloth napkins.  There’s really no need to throw out another napkin every time we … Continue reading

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Before and After: Express Eva Jeans

These jeans have gone through many, many changes while I’ve had them.  Originally, they were Eva Fit and Flare Jeans from Express.  I had to dig way back in my archives to find a pic of them in their original … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Flared to Skinny Jeans

A few weeks ago I posted an outfit where I wore a pair of Express jeans that I altered into skinny jeans.  I was asked for a tutorial, so here goes.  Note that I think a moderate amount of sewing … Continue reading

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