Another Old and Boring into New and Exciting

I bought this blazer a few years ago when I needed a more professional look for an interview. I wore it once and it had been sitting in my repurpose pile since. Before restyling it had no shape, was quite long and unflattering for my body shape. It was time to make something out of…

Old and Boring to New and Exciting

Ever been reluctant to give up your favorite dress even though it hasn’t fit you and you haven’t worn it for a really long time, possibly years? I’ve been even more of a pack rat since I discovered what I can do with all my old clothing. One of the many things is I don’t…

Learning Through Cross Stitching

My first few sewing lessons were actually about cross stitching. I learned how to thread needles, different ways of knotting, how the colours of threads worked together, embroidery techniques, and of course it was all good practice on hand-eye-needle coordination.  My mother is an amazing cross stitcher. Growing up watching many of her work start as…

Flower Motifs

The crocheted halter tank top was super fun to make, I thought I should try some more crocheting. There are a lot of tutorials, books, patterns, magazines out there all on crochet. I wanted to learn more stitches and found a few flower motifs. My first ones are a bit lump sided. I have a…