Discover just how quick and easy it is to transform that dowdy vintage dress into a frock fit for Spring with my simple DIY: Enjoy the Easy Dowdy Vintage Dress Refashion video tute and get making!
Grab my easy no sew trick for shortening those thrifted dresses in a flash + be sure to stick around until the end & have a giggle at my blooper reel for How to shorten a dress without sewing: Join in the fun of my Gone Thrifting group over here and then take a peek […]
If you sew (or do anything crafty at all) chances are someone has asked if you wouldn’t mind doing a spot of DIY for them. While this can get a bit tedious and tiresome at times the absolutely awesome feeling you get when your creative favour is genuinely appreciated and loved just can’t be beat! Refashioning for friends and sharing […]
I discovered a marvelous wool blend dress at the flea market and crossed my fingers that the slim-looking bodice would be wide enough to accommodate my generous chest. No such luck! Thankfully, after more than few months of indecision over how to refashion it into something I could comfortably wear inspiration struck: Here’s how I upsized […]
In keeping with this month’s Refashioning 101: The 2 for 1 Upcycle theme I’ve come up with an adorable quick fix for a too small dress + a simple trick for camouflaging unwanted prints!
I thrifted that lovely vintage dress a few months after my darling daughter popped into the world and it fit my mammoth nursing chest and baby weight carrying body splendidly well – fast forward a few years and my gluten/lactose free lifestyle combined with chasing an energetic munchkin around has banished that excess baby weight and left me with a […]
I thrifted a phenomenal vintage dress and jacket set for a mere €5! The only problem? Measuring 150cm from shoulder seam to hem, it appears to have been originally created for a gorgeous glamazon – as I’m 156cm tall (in shoes) some rather drastic refashioning was in order! Here’s what I did:
Got some tops and skirts that you’re just not feeling as separates?
Hmmm…what to do with a shapeless sleeveless dress? Shorten it a bunch and use the chopped bottom & my oldie but goodie splendid sleeves tutorial to create a groovy short sleeved shift dress! Let’s Connect:
Puffed sleeves are the worst, ugh! I was lucky enough to thrift a fabulous velvet & wool dress in my Scottish clan tartan when I lived in London & then it sat packed away in 2 different countries until fate had me inherit a sewing machine and teach myself how to use it thus allowing me to […]