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 discovered that phenomenal vintage dress and jacket set in Tante Uschi’s treasure chest! 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 […]