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Good Things: Beth + BurdaStyle… Again!

She’s done it again! Beth Huntington (aka The Renegade Seamstress) will be teaching another BurdaStyle webinar this week! Version 2.0! Secret Ways to Make Your Sewing Blog a Success sounds like it’ll … Continue Reading →

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Good Things: Beth + BurdaStyle

It’s always fun to see new and exciting opportunities open up for people you admire. That’s why I was happy to hear that one of my favorite bloggers, Beth Huntington of the RenegadeSeamstress, … Continue Reading →


How To: Update Your Shoes (no. 02)

Anyone here ever continue to wear a pair of shoes even after their condition can reasonably be termed “disgraceful”? Good. I’m glad I’m not the only one. About a week … Continue Reading →

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How To: Crinkle Fish

If you’re anything like me, you have an ever growing pile of scraps leftover from your many, many (and often unfinished) projects. I don’t want to throw the extra pieces … Continue Reading →

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How To: Lengthen an Elastic Belt (no. 02)

This summer I posted a tutorial about lengthening a too-snug belt that I purchased thinking someday it would fit. Today’s post is about a too-snug belt I purchased with the … Continue Reading →

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How To: Update Your Shoes (no. 01)

We’ve all had a pair of shoes we didn’t want to let go of. They were comfortable. They were easy to walk in. The fit was great. They were well … Continue Reading →

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How To: Mouse Pads

Ever wonder what to do with all those leftover shoulder pads from your refashioning projects? Well wonder no more! Funky 80s shoulder pads make great cat toys. These catnip “Mouse Pads” … Continue Reading →


How To: Lengthen an Elastic Belt (no. 01)

Have you ever bought something that was a bit too small with the intention of someday, somehow fitting into it? Have you ever, actually accomplished that feat? Me either. When … Continue Reading →