Refashioning a pair of jeans

Even for me when it comes approaching a sewing project if I bite off more than I can chew I will lose momentum and never finish. Which is why I’m starting this year off with small sewing projects and leading up to bigger ones along the way. It’s also the reason I enjoy refashioning. ForContinue reading “Refashioning a pair of jeans”

Kicking off February with a long awaited Refashioning Project

As we are wrapping up the first week of February I’m realizing how quickly time is passing and although I have set these resolutions I’m not faring very well in getting my progress posted. Right now I’m tackling two projects I’ve prepped for over the last month. A Jeans Tote Bag and a sweater refashioningContinue reading “Kicking off February with a long awaited Refashioning Project”

Re-Blogging: Long Weekend Sewing Refashioning Project

Re-blogging this blog post gives me great pleasure. I can’t wait to share with you the outcome in 2012. It took a while but I finally got it finished and I’m hoping to take some photos of myself in the next couple weeks wearing my new creation. In the meantime enjoy the before pics. Re-blogContinue reading “Re-Blogging: Long Weekend Sewing Refashioning Project”

Re-Blogging: Refashioning and Restyling Workshop Part ll

The count down is here. Only 24 more days until 2012. Sew Frugal and Fashionable has some great things planned for refashioning and restyling your wardrobe. We will take 365 days and redo at least 12 outfits. That’s right full outfits. That’s next years challenge. And we will continue to stay away from department andContinue reading “Re-Blogging: Refashioning and Restyling Workshop Part ll”

Re-post: Refashioning Vintage for a friend

Hi Everyone, I’m kinda getting back into the swing of things. Still re-posting previous post. this is one of my favorites and I can’t wait for 2012 my year to re-fashion vintage. I plan to take you through the process step by step. From finding vintage pieces to refashioning them. How exciting. In the meantime.Continue reading “Re-post: Refashioning Vintage for a friend”

Re-post: Completed my Vintage refashioning project

Hi readers, I know I’ve been remiss in my blogging duties as of late. Work has me locked down and tired at the end of the day. So I figured for the rest of this week I would re-post a couple of my favorite posts. All will be related to refashioning. I have decided that next years challenge willContinue reading “Re-post: Completed my Vintage refashioning project”

No Project Runway, However we Sewists enjoyed ourselves anyway

Sometimes you have to take the good with the bad. Last night Silver Spring Sewing Sisters met for our Final Refashioning & Restyling Meetup at Eggspectation in Silver Spring. After sharing a few ideas on refashioning and discussing our upcoming meetups we ordered dinner and began anxiously awaiting the start of Project Runway. Heather showed us aContinue reading “No Project Runway, However we Sewists enjoyed ourselves anyway”

Refashioning Vintage for a friend

Once again Sew Frugal brings to you another refashioning project. If you have items you are interested in breathing new life into Sew Frugal and Fashionable is ready and willing to assist. We are in the process of developing our new website and updating our blog.  In addition, Silver Spring Sewing Sisters offers Sewing ClassesContinue reading “Refashioning Vintage for a friend”

Completed my Vintage Refashioning Project from an item found at @VintageDarling1

Well, it’s finally finished. A little bit here and a little bit there eventually I got it done. I had this visual in my mind of what I wanted it to look like if only I could find a few extra hours in the day to dedicate to the love of my life, refashioning andContinue reading “Completed my Vintage Refashioning Project from an item found at @VintageDarling1”

Class Field Trip: Thrift shopping@ Goodwill Rockville, MD

This evening Silver Spring Sewing Sisters took a field trip to Goodwill Retail Store in Rockville, MD. This was Meetup #3 in a series of 4 Meetups to help maintain the momentum for “Refashioning and Restyling”. This week we were focused on finding at least one item that we could use for our next refashioningContinue reading “Class Field Trip: Thrift shopping@ Goodwill Rockville, MD”

Long Weekend Sewing Refashioning Project

As I peruse the items at clothing swaps and merchandise at my local Goodwill and thrift stores I’m usually focused on finding a few new additions to my wardrobe. In recent visits I put more consideration into what can I refashion or restyle into something new and more creative. I usually choose items which don’tContinue reading “Long Weekend Sewing Refashioning Project”

Re-Styling your Wardrobe with Silver Spring Sewing Sisters

On May 15th from 2-4pm Silver Spring Sewing Sisters a Burda Style Sewing Club will have our 4th Sewing Meetup at Wheaton Public Library. What does it mean to restyle clothing? It means taking something from your closet and breathing new life into it by taking it apart, adding something to it or making alterationsContinue reading “Re-Styling your Wardrobe with Silver Spring Sewing Sisters”