From the category archives:

Make Do and Mend

Mans Shirt to Retro Blouse – Sky Turtle Sewing Blog …. The lovely Ina from Barcelona has done it again – another innovative re-fashioning.  Here is an excerpt from her blog …’ “So. Autumn is here and what a better time to go through your closet, see what you like and what you’re not wearing […]

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Button Down Shirt to Dress – Sky Turtle Sewing Blog …. ‘Reuse, remake, mend. Spend, buy, consume.’  Ina Ghita has produced her second Liberty refashioning tutorial and she asks .. ‘How many clothes do you buy in a month? What about a year? And how many of those do you end wearing more than once? […]

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Papercuts Pattern……

by Susan on July 9, 2012

Papercut patterns from New Zealand Papercut patterns are a modern take on sewing patterns. They have worked on both design and packaging to give your pattern a workroom look. Each package contains the pattern ready for you to cut out, easy to follow instructions, a lovely image of your garment, a tie to hang up […]

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…. upcycle and refashion your existing wardrobe ….. at minimal cost! Thanks to Cloth Magazine (Summer 2012) for some brilliant ideas. Cloth have up-cyled a plain dress with a stylish ‘in’ peplum using Liberty Kingly Cord – LKC03276157B – Mirando An incident with the iron, gave Cloth magazine this idea to re-vamp a damaged Tee […]

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