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Introducing The ReFabrication Challenge

By |January 10th, 2021|Categories: Indie Patterns, Sewing Tips and Tricks, Table Cloth Dresses, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This challenge was inspired during walks to local coffee shops and thrift stores with my friend Samantha, owner of Riley Street Photography! I hope you will join us! The ReFabrication Challenge To help spark creativity [...]

Mexican Inspired Holiday Ornaments w/ Free Pattern

By |December 7th, 2020|Categories: Arts and Crafts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Want something easy and fun to make for the holiday? This can be a memorable parent child activity. Cutting the small flower shape may be a challenge for small hands so its great working together. [...]

Ugly Sweater Pillow Covers

By |November 30th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Hey, time to refashion those ugly sweaters into wonderful holiday decor. We love the idea of using what we have and getting more use out of it. Although, if you want to do this project [...]

Free Elf Party Hat PDF Pattern and Instructions

By |November 25th, 2020|Categories: Arts and Crafts, Tracy Designs Dresses, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I hope you enjoy our free elf party hat pattern and don't forget to tag your photos and follow us on Instagram and Facebook. Happy holidays! Elf Party Hat PDF Instructions Supplies needed Printed PDF Pattern  [...]

Pricing Your Worth

By |November 23rd, 2020|Categories: Sewing Tips and Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Without a doubt figuring out pricing on finished work can be one of the hardest things for artists, crafters or makers of any creative kind. How do you put on price on something you love [...]

The Riding Coat

By |November 16th, 2020|Categories: 1800s Style Fashion, Costumes, Makes of 2014, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In late September 2014 while watching TV in my bedroom I was folding laundry and feeling not so pretty. I saw this beautiful picture on the screen and I took a quick pic and posted [...]

On the Cheap, New and Old

By |November 9th, 2020|Categories: Sewing Tips and Tricks, Table Cloth Dresses, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Making garments to sell can be incredibly expensive. In addition to skillset time (labor) you also have fabric costs that can get expensive quick. Let's get creative and share those money saving tips! 1. Use [...]

Best DIY Travel Blanket

By |November 2nd, 2020|Categories: refashion, Sewing Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Ready for me to blow your mind? Well, with this really fast and easy to make project I just may! I'm turning a down throw blanket into a cocoon sleeping bag AND this three step [...]

Star Wars, Now and Then

By |October 26th, 2020|Categories: Costumes, Fashion Dress Replicas, Formal Wear, Makes of 2009, Tracy Designs Dresses|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My very first white dress was a replica of Princess Leia's formal gown from the 1977 Star Wars film, "A New Hope." If that sounds like a lot it, it is. Almost ten years later [...]

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