The Problem with Patterns II: The Recovery ReFashion

In my most recent post, we discovered that sewing patterns don’t always work out the way one would like when refashioning from an existing item of clothing. Thank you to everyone who provided tips on how I might execute this maneuver with more success in the future! :)

You’ll remember that I was left with a bunch of pieces cut up from this dress.

Merp.

Merp.

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The Problem with Patterns

Today’s post addresses something that I find endlessly frustrating:

Sewing Patterns.

Bite me.

Bite me.

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Flower Power Wraparound Pants

I’m pleased to report that South Caroline is temporarily taking a break from Winter, hence today’s sleeveless ensemble!

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Let’s Talk About Scraps, Baby: Fidget Quilts for Dementia Patients

A question I’m getting a lot in my your comments is, “What do you do with your scraps?”. While in the past, my scraps have become anything from pillow stuffing to sunglasses cases (because I have about a bajillion pairs, to other smaller items of clothing like scarves, this year they’re going to be used for something totally different.

My good friend Cole works with dementia patients, and he had a great idea!

He also wears really rad hats.

He also wears really rad hats.

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Tiki Week Top

When Bourbon announced that it would once again be transforming into a Tiki Bar for one week in the dead of winter, I was thrilled. Mid century Tiki Cocktails are my favorite genre of booze. After a long week, a couple of tropical libations were just what I needed!

I got home from work and chose this from my ReFashion rack:

It is time.

It is time.

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