T-shirt Dress Outfit

Today is our final Project Run & Play sew along submission.  The theme was Signature Style, and we incorporated some of each of our signature style into the final product, a t-shirt dress outfit.  If you’ve read our About Us page, you know that Allegra’s special signature talent is embroidery.  A favorite adopted aunt taughtContinue reading “T-shirt Dress Outfit”

Child’s Leather Jacket Made from a Leather Skirt!

Today, we have a very fun refashion for you.  We spent all last week thinking about what we were going to do for our week three submission to Project Run & Play.  We tossed ideas around, browsed thrift stores for inspiration, and looked through our stash.  You see the theme is “The Refashion Challenge” andContinue reading “Child’s Leather Jacket Made from a Leather Skirt!”

German Gretl Costume from The Sound of Music

Today we have a doozy of a refashion for you!  We spent all last week thinking about what we would make for today’s post.  You see two of our favorite places on the web we go to for inspiration on children’s clothing are holding contests that we are sewing along with.  And we wanted toContinue reading “German Gretl Costume from The Sound of Music”

Sweater to Skirt Refashion Tutorial

For today’s post we are so excited to finally have tried something we’ve been contemplating for a long time…a sweater to skirt refashion. Sweater skirts are really in right now, as we posted about recently in a Skirt Alert! Post.. So we had an idea about how to make a sweater to skirt refashion inContinue reading “Sweater to Skirt Refashion Tutorial”

Maternity Skirt Refashion – Revealing Mini to Modest Maxi

Today we have an announcement.  A little announcement.  Or a very large announcement…depending on what side of the belly you are on!  We are going to have a new little arrival in the spring!  Allegra, Aria and Annie are crossing their fingers that it’s a girl because they want to sew little, tiny, cute, pinkContinue reading “Maternity Skirt Refashion – Revealing Mini to Modest Maxi”

Denim Mini Refashion – Washed out to Wonderful!

We are so delighted with today’s refashion!  It’s simply scrumptious!  But we’re getting ahead of ourselves here, so we’ll back up to the beginning.  We started with a denim mini by Hartstrings.  We picked it up at Goodwill on back to school sale week in the kids department, so ended up paying all of $1!Continue reading “Denim Mini Refashion – Washed out to Wonderful!”

Beaded White Skirt – Scary to Sweet!

For today’s refashion, we started with a denim mini!  After yesterday’s post we were itching to create using another denim mini!  This little cutie was just perfect for Aria because the waist was adjustable, you know those waistbands that include buttons and elastic?  Well, she loves those, because of her little skinny waist.  We pickedContinue reading “Beaded White Skirt – Scary to Sweet!”

Flower Embroidered Formal Skirt – Potential to Powerful

On this remake, I started with a black skirt that had beautiful blue flowers embroidered on it that had a lot of potential, but was an uncomfortable length and didn’t stand out.  We found it at Goodwill for $2.50. I wanted a more formal skirt look for this one, and a floor length, so IContinue reading “Flower Embroidered Formal Skirt – Potential to Powerful”

Dorothy’s Wizard of Oz Dress – Hideous to Happening!

We had so much fun with today’s refashion!  We started with a denim mini by TILT that we found at a thrift shop named Shelly’s Boutique. We are very indebted to Shelly’s Boutique because she supported what we’re doing, and it happened to be an end of summer sale, so we picked up this little cutieContinue reading “Dorothy’s Wizard of Oz Dress – Hideous to Happening!”

Ann Taylor Embroidered Skirt – Lost to Luxurious!

On this skirt remake, I started with a short black Twenty One mini skirt I found at the thrift store St. Vincent for $2.50.  It was in great shape, and a great foundation for what I had in mind! On the same trip to St. Vincent I found a pink Ann Taylor skirt for $2.Continue reading “Ann Taylor Embroidered Skirt – Lost to Luxurious!”

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