Tag Archives: repurpose

Vintage Finds – Collectibles

Holidays are over and the ‘Company’s Coming’ size dining room table not needed now, so shortened it and added lighter table dressing for that fresher summer look. I think I got some pretty good thrift deals on these plates. — … Continue reading

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Handkerchiefs – my latest fun thing to do..

I don’t have those lovely vintage type handkerchiefs, and am at the mercy of finding them at thrift stores, collectibles and such like. So I went and found some because I found a few fun ideas for how to use … Continue reading

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Project; ruffled skirt using pantyhose nylons for ruffles

What a fun idea from Craft Chi – Ruffled pantyhose added to a skirt makes it kicky fun. Instructions at her website.

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Project; little girl circle skirt and top – refashioned from bed sheet and Auntie’s capris

Now this woman is ‘repurposing’ purposely. See her blog, Consumption Rebellion, for outline of how she re-used materials that went into making this outfit for her little girl. excerpt from her blog – how to: The skirt was constructed as … Continue reading

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Projects: Three projects: Skirt redesign; Postcard Wallart; Skirt conversts to Halter

how to See this and more at Creative Kismet. She posted this refashion to Wardrobe Refashion but she has her own blog, with photos and how to’s and she shares some of her creative ideas. Like this one. quick tutorial … Continue reading

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Project; Re-use jeans/denim to make assorted quilts

More jean/denim quilt ideas. I really must begin saving jeans for the denim and make these projects. Link for article and some how to instructions at Backwoods Home Magazine. and and and and Also, same magazine website – Backwoods Home … Continue reading

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Project; Four from one; dress and three bags from denim bib overalls

A new dress and three bags all from one pair of denim bib overalls – found at her blog – The Sporadic Packrat and she knows how to refashion something old into something new. She took the Wardrobe Refashion pledge, … Continue reading

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Project; Envelope pillow or make a slip envelope to recover an old pillow

Link tutorial for making an envelope pillow. In other words, recovering an old, ugly pillow using different fabric. I plan to scour my new ‘saved’ old clothes for fabric to recover some old pillows I’ve kept around but don’t fit … Continue reading

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Project; pants to cute ruffled skirts

Oh, a new site ‘find’ for diy, refashioning clothes and some tutorials on how to – Scorpio’s Attic DIY. I’ll be checking back there often, and adding as one of the links I like to my link list. Photos below, … Continue reading

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Project; for reusing lingerie

I’m looking for ways to re-use, repurpose, refashion some of that lingerie that no longer fits my no longer svelte body. If you have ideas or know where to send me, share links, projects, I’m happy to take your suggestions. … Continue reading

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