Category Archives: diy

Purple cropped jacket from a dress

This purple dress was another $1 thrift store find from back in November. I’m still playing catch-up for all of the projects I completed over the last month. I really didn’t mind this dress the way it was, aside from … Continue reading

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Grey dress with floral belt

Here is another reconstruction that I only have before and after pictures for, but I still wanted to share it with you. It’s another dress that I thrifted for $1. Before, it was just pretty blasé and somewhat big throughout. … Continue reading

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Playing Catch-Up: Christmas Gifts

I am reunited with my sewing things and my camera! I am beyond happy. My husband and I have begun our search for a house, and I can’t wait to find our little fixer-upper. I have begun research about different … Continue reading

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Promises Paisley Peplum Blouse

I began this project with this lovely, paisley accordion pleat dress. Sorry about the pic, I had to take it at night with horrible lighting. The label was Promises Promises… …which definitely brought to mind the song of that title … Continue reading

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Pleated Blue Dolman Sleeve Blouse

Today’s reconstruction began as this fabulous dress. There was just so much going on with this dress. I knew it was going to take a lot of tweaking to make this remotely wearable. I look like I’m wearing some strange … Continue reading

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Blue Diamond Dress

This dress began as a stretchy double knit tunic/mini dress. The print on this dress is what caught my eye. The tunic made me think of a tennis outfit from the 70s. I wasn’t into the 70s mini dress, so … Continue reading

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Green Keyhole Dress and Aracnophobia

The 70s will be making a plethora of appearances this week. Today’s project began looking like this. I don’t really know how else to describe the print except as a bunch of little keyholes. I love it! At first I … Continue reading

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