Category Archives: Repurpose

Fit and Fabulous T-shirt Remake

It started as an Old Navy men’s XXL T-shirt.  The Cerulean Blue color caught my eye – and the $6 price tag sealed the deal. McCall’s 6747 was used for the Fit and Fabulous T-shirt.  After cutting apart the XXL … Continue reading

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Black and White and Carried All Over…

My sister travels.  A lot. So for Christmas, I wanted to make her a Carry-On Bag that met her needs using the Scrap Bag Bag Pattern.  Christmas came and went and as sometimes happens, the gift was not completed in … Continue reading

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A Manly, but still Secure, Luggage Tag

Colorful Secure Luggage Tags were the gifts of the 2014 Christmas Season. However, even the added level of security they provide could not convince my husband to attach something that colorful to his dark masculine (AKA:  boring) luggage. So he … Continue reading

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Environmentally Sensitive Sewing

Being an environmental engineer in my other life, I have decided we needlartists are an environmentally sensitive group… Reduce – We only buy only what we need! (can’t even say that with a straight face!) Reuse –  In a word … Continue reading

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Tilton Tunic goes to college…

Vogue 8876 is another pattern with interesting lines from Marcy Tilton. I d0 not need a dress – I do need another logo top – with longer sleeves. The cold season has descended and all the previously sewn sleeveless and … Continue reading

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Vogue 8817 Logo Top

Logo T-shirts are rarely (OK, never)  included on the “must have” fashion list.  Yet, we know supporting our children’s endeavors is important, so Logo T-shirts full our closets! I have been revising Logo T-shirts into more flattering options for more … Continue reading

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Two hundred+ Ties

A family member collected over 200 ties while working as a FBI agent.  After he  retired, the ties were forwarded my way to create a quilt. Most of the ties were 1980s and 1990s vintage. If you were not around … Continue reading

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