Refashion …

to fashion (something) again or differently; remake; alter.

I know I have made patterns exactly according to instructions, and I’ve also made them in my own haphazard way.  Refashioning this cardigan was something new for me!

Nice dress!  Thanks, I made it!!

My sister bought this cardigan on-line.  As soon as it arrived she knew that it was NOT what was pictured in the catalogue photo.  She was disgusted with her purchase and asked me to take it off her hands.  Do whatever I wanted with it.

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A simple, but necessary project! (And my #reSEWlutions!)

Perhaps you have seen these photos on my Instagram account?  It seems I can’t crochet in peace – Simon will steal my ball of yarn away and Sophie will play with the length of yarn.  This calls for a simple, but necessary project!

Nice dress! Thanks, I made it!!

Perhaps you have seen this advertisement on Facebook or Instagram?  This is an excellent idea, unfortunately I couldn’t get past the upside down trees on the zipper side of the bag.

So I decided to make my own.  

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I am committed …

to joining the “Ready to Wear (RTW) Fast” created by Sarah of “Goodbye Valentino”!

from "Goodbye Valentino"

from “Goodbye Valentino”

In 2015, I will (as Sarah proposes) “refrain from buying ALL clothes including outerwear, dresses, tops, pants, shorts, sweaters, coats, fitness apparel, jeans and bathing suits.”  (Shoes, socks and under garments are permitted! Whew!)

How do you like THAT New Year’s resolution! 🙂

I am joining a large group of sewists sharing this goal.  Check it out on Sarah’s post.

And you ask… WHY???

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