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Featured Blog Posts – November 2011 Archive (8)

Spotlight on Recycled Wool Owl Skirt by ReSweater


Our professional sweater upcycler ReSweater posted a photo (above) of a skirt she recently made out of felted sweaters.  Complete with an…


Added by Susan on November 17, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Mocha Vintage Apron Couture

 I made this beautiful apron set for a dear friend. This is going to look…

Added by Shannon on November 14, 2011 at 10:23pm — No Comments

Vintage Apron Couture

This Apron set was created for two little sisters as Christmas gifts. I…

Added by Shannon on November 14, 2011 at 10:04pm — No Comments

Refashion Tutorial - Ruffled Shoulder Business



Added by Ruby Murray on November 6, 2011 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

"Wandering Pleats" Curtains

For a Bedroom? I'd love to see a tutorial on how to make these.…

Added by Susan on November 4, 2011 at 11:10am — No Comments

Tutorial My little butterfly Jumper dress for infants

Here's the infant butterfly romper that I recently made.

I like that this romper doesn't require any complicated pattern, so it can be easily scaled to the size of any child. The shoulder straps and the elastic at the back ensures that it will grow with the children.…


Added by camomma on November 3, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Kids Tshirt refashion for fall/winter



At the end of summer, I was left with a pile of perfectly fine, well fitting almost new Tshirts of my daughter. These Tshirts would work perfectly except that they were all half-sleeved. "They would be too short by next summer...if only they had sleeves..." I found myself thinking. And then I realized, adding sleeves won't be that hard, after all I…


Added by camomma on November 1, 2011 at 7:00pm — 9 Comments

Lehanga for Diwali


I stitched this ghaghra (Lehanga) for my niece. I used an old net saree, a brocade material (for lining) and a cotton lining.



Used remaining material from saree for dupatta. Top(Choli) is not yet ready, so used a blouse for top. I plan to have a long top (till waist) and hang dupatta from side.Top will be a combination of lining…


Added by chandak.shalini on November 1, 2011 at 2:30am — No Comments

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