The TWICE Refashioned Dress

Have you ever refashioned the same garment more than once? No neither had I, until this. Sometimes, our makes just don't work out and a fail is a fail and that's okay. I don't know why I really wasn't prepared to let this go, it's not a special fabric or sentimental make so I am…

Waistband Hack for Refashions

Hello! It's my #ToolThursday weekly review post and this week I have tried out Vlieseline Waistshaper interfacing. It is basically a strip of interfacing with perforated lines to guide where you press/sew in order to create a perfect waistband without any pattern pieces. Now I am no pattern drafter so not having to do a…

Repairing Pulls in Knitwear

Okay, I've got something a little bit different for you today. It's not *technically* a sewing tool but I think it fits really well with sustainable sewing, slow fashion and generally being an environmentally conscious consumer. I read somewhere recently (think it was Fashion Revolution) that the most sustainable garment in the world is the…

How to Refashion a Dress That’s TOO SMALL

Okay. Real talk time. We talk a lot in sustainability conversations that it's good to refashion existing garments. It is great to take something unloved that already exists and make it into something you will wear a lot. That's a really sustainable way to source materials and get a new garment without using anything that…