It’s easy to repair a metal button that has broken off your jeans. This is the ‘no sew’ method which is super quick and effective, but may force you to compromise on button position. If you want a more thorough fix which also allows you… Read More
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How to Shorten a Kilt or Pleated Skirt
It’s the beginning of the first school term here in NZ and with that comes school uniforms. Many colleges (high schools) require girls to wear kilts and sometimes these need alteration. Kilts come and go from fashion trends too, so of course this tutorial… Read More
How to Sew In-Seam Pockets
In-seam pockets are sewn right into the side seams of a dress or skirt and are practically invisible when done well. There’s nothing like a handy pocket on your favourite dress and these are seriously some of the easiest pockets to make. Great to add… Read More
How to Replace a Metal Button on Jeans
If the metal button falls off your jeans, don’t despair. The fix is quick, easy and one that you can do yourself.
Refashion: Enlarge a T-Shirt
This is my entry for Refashion Runway where the theme this week was “stripes”. You may want to pop over and take a look at the other entries too and while you’re there, don’t forget to vote for your fav! This striped tshirt was at… Read More
No Sew Tutu
Tutu’s for your little princess don’t have to be expensive or even difficult to make. This no-sew tutorial will have her twirling and dancing in no time at all.
Upcycle: Jeans to Quilt
16 pairs of jeans and lots of fabric scraps = an heirloom quilt for Poppets first birthday!
How to Resize a T-Shirt
Been there and got the t-shirt, right? The only problem is, the t-shirt they gave you was made for a man and, well, you’re not a man. So here’s a 10 minute fix to help make it more curve friendly.
How to Refashion / Upcycle Clothing – the very incomplete guide
I hate sewing zips and buttonholes. It’s almost enough to put me off a pattern. So I often avoid them where possible, but realistically, all my clothes can’t be fastened with velcro or snaps. Darn. This is why refashioning is so perfect. All the hard… Read More
No Sew Fabric Origami
Why not turn your fabric scraps into works of art?