A couple of years ago I started-up the Refashion Co-op together with a group of editors. Over time we have had around 500 contributors come and some are gone again as we can only have 100 bloggers attached to the … Read More
Do you want to refashion an old dress from your wardrobe? Do you have an old pair of trousers you want to refashion into a dress? Well you’ve come to the right place to learn how to do this. This … Read More
I have been using Instagram a lot recently for two reasons. One it’s fun (and easy) to say it with pictures when you don’t have time to write a long story about what you are doing. Snap a quick picture … Read More
As I mentioned in my last post February flew past so fast it seems. But all the travelling for conferences did mean lot’s of knitting as I love knitting while being transported from one place to the next. Actually for … Read More
I finished the vintage dress a while back but needed to find my leather belt to wear with it. Its found now and I love the dress. But I think I will make it a bit shorter.
I have decided to sew some more clothes for myself. I am going to start out with a vintage womans weekly pattern I found somewhere in the UK, probably a charity shop or a market. It was definetily used but … Read More
Here is the dress from the same Ottobre design 2/2009 – 6 pattern for a nursing top for the ‘one week one pattern’ project.
I stumbled upon this dress a couple of years ago at Hepwrights Vintage shop. They had a bin with £1 clothes that needed refashioning and I fell in love with the colour and the quality of the silk in this dress. OK … Read More
Remember a couple of weeks ago when I asked how you would refashion a purple skirt that I had left over from Halloween? I received some pretty good ideas and most of them were focusing on making it into … Read More
Well I’m not sure I am quite there yet. I made a piece the other day which I am not entirely sure how to categorize. But maybe that’s the fun of refashioning clothes – to take it out of the … Read More