CategoryUp-cycling

KCW – May 2016 – Day 4

Day 4 Pattern: Choose your Adventure Tee and Dress Size: 5 with added length Fabric: 3 upcycled adult tshirts So today’s item is a upcycled t-shirt for Elijah.  He always seems to miss out during these sorts of things as making for the girls is just so much easier. I made him a CYATAD using a transformers tshirt that I bought from a second hand store for .20c! See, even the back is kind of pieced together like it could […]

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KCW – June 2015 – Day 3

  So today I consciously decided to make my KCW item, I have had some denim wrap skirts sitting in my “to make into something else” pile for a heck of a long time and this new pattern (new as in its pretty much still in my head) was perfect for them.  It is a light weight denim with no stretch which makes it perfect for this simple little girls skirt. Day 3 Pattern: skirt in the design process Size […]

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Sweater Dress

I was trawling various blog sites and came across this little gem Make it and Love it. I came across this lovely tutorial, and I thought of a few pieces of clothing that have been in a bag for about 6months that would be perfect. Here is the tutorial – it was so simple, and will be great for winter teamed with some tights and boots. http://www.makeit-loveit.com/2009/11/re-purposing-sweater-to-sweater-dress.html

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Trying out a new Dress pattern

I had been trying to work out how to make a tie dress that is adjustable NOT at the shoulder for a while, when I came across a blog (which for the life of me – I cant find again) Anyway…they had a free downloadable pattern for a little sun dress that they had made with this type of back. it was exactly what I was trying to work out how to do. I had the two loops there, but […]

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