Going “thrifting” is not a new trend, but it has been becoming more popular recently. Going to a thrift store or browsing garage sales can seem intimidating because of the sheer volume of objects, furniture, and clothing that usually aren’t organized well. If you know what to look for when you’re thrifting, you can save […]
Refashion clothes and more to create something totally new!
Today we have a guest post from Katie of Running With a Glue Gun! Now that the weather’s getting warmer, all we can think about is summer. Katie will show you how to upgrade your denim shorts and give them a stylish makeover! Read on for the full tutorial, and don’t forget to check out Katie’s blog […]
They’re some of the most disheartening events: the day you outgrow your favorite pair of jeans or lose a little weight and try to pull on a cherished shirt…only to find your arms are drowning in fabric! You don’t want to throw these items out, but you’re also not comfortable in them anymore. The awesome […]
It’s no secret I love to sew, and I particularly love to sew with recycled fabrics. This is for two reasons. One is cost—I live in the UK where fabric costs £14/meter, which is equivalent to $12/ yard. Secondly, because it’s kinder to our world’s limited resources to reuse where we can. One of my go-to […]
Don’t throw away those old sweaters! Feed your thrifty side and learn to refashion them into a beautiful bag. Today, Maureen Wilson from Made By Marzipan shares this tutorial on how to transform an old sweater into a bag: Have an old sweater on hand? I’ll show you how to transform it into an adorable […]