Customize old jeans with DIY no-sew iron-on appliques.

Customize Old Jeans with No-Sew DIY Appliques

Embellish old jeans with DIY appliques made from fabric cut-outs fused with iron-on HeatnBond adhesive.

Pantsuit to jumpsuit refashion by

A Pantsuit to Jumpsuit Refashion

Refashion a 90’s thrift store pantsuit into a modern jumpsuit by joining the jacket and pants with a new waist band.

Pattern review of Sade blouse by Trevor Loves Mommy

Pattern Review – Sade Blouse by Named Clothing

This loose fitting Sade blouse with vented sleeves and back is easy to sew, but make sure to extend the bodice to avoid the crop top look.

Pattern review - Refashion a robe into a peasant blouse with Rhapsody by Love Notions.

Pattern Review – Rhapsody by Love Notions

Do you have a sewing pattern that is so perfect it inspires you to make every view? That’s the way I feel about the Rhapsody blouse.

Cielo pattern review by Trevor Loves Mommy. CIielo is an easy to sew pattern with a boxy fit and lantern sleeves.

Pattern Review – Cielo by Closet Case Patterns

Cielo is worth a sew if you like a loose, boxy shape with exaggerated sleeves. I love this look, but the husband hates it.

Remake a maxi dress into a summery ruffle top with Itch to Stich's Chirripo pattern. Flirty, flutter sleeves and a relaxed fit make this top easy to sew and wear.

Pattern Review – Chirripo Top by Itch to Stitch

Remake a maxi dress into a summery ruffle top with Itch to Stitch’s Chirripo pattern. I love the squared neckline.

Pattern review of McCalls M7811 button down ruffle top

Pattern Review – McCalls M7811 Ruffle Top

Gigantic, mutant ruffles make this button-down shirt look like a ridiculous revival of a bad 80’s trend.

Refashion a thrift store skirt into a cute cami with Itch-to-Stitch's Crystal Cove Pattern.

Pattern Review – Crystal Cove Cami by Itch to Stitch

Refashion a skirt into a cami with the Crystal Cove Cami pattern. Learn how to make spaghetti straps and a narrow rolled hem.

Free women's pajama pants sewing pattern. Download free pdf sewing pattern at

Free Women’s Pajama Pants Pattern (+ download PDF)

Make a pair of women’s pajama pants with our free PDF pattern. Cut out and sew with just one pattern piece.

Pattern review of Mimi G's The Jessica. I upcycled a duvet into a vintage-inspired dress.

Pattern Review – Mimi G’s The Jessica

My latest make is The Jessica by Mimi G. I upcycled a thrift store duvet into a button up sweetheart dress with gathered skirt.

Upcycle a bed sheet into a spring dress with New Look 6600.

Pattern Review – New Look 6600 Wrap Dress

Refashion a bed sheet in to a wrap dress with New Look 6600. This classic dress features pleated sleeves and a waist tie.

Upcycle a skirt into a vintage top with Simplicity 8592

Pattern Review – Simplicity 8593 Vintage Poncho Blouse

Remake a skirt into a vintage poncho blouse with Simplicity 8593. This top fastens at the front and back waistline with tie ends.

Pattern Review – Simplicity 8425 Choker Cut Out Top

Remake an old dress into a trendy cut out choker top with Simplicity 8425. This easy to sew pattern includes guidelines for petite sizing.

Pattern Review – Simplicity 1461 Tunic

Upcycle a scarf and shirt into a stylish tunic with Simplicity 1461. Make sure to measure twice and cut once if you hack the pattern.

How to Make a Flouncy T-Shirt from a Maxi Skirt

Transform an old maxi skirt into a flouncy t-shirt with this quick and easy sewing tutorial. A fluttery, flounce collar adds a feminine flair to a soft t-shirt.

Pattern Review – Scout Tee by Grainline Studio

Make a simple, woven t-shirt from a thrift store dress with Grainline Studio’s Scout Tee pattern. This t-shirt has cap sleeves, a scoop neck, and A-line silhouette.

I Accidentally Made a Halloween Waitress Costume

My attempt at making a classic shirt dress from a bed sheet became a Halloween 50’s waitress costume instead. This is a “make lemonade out of lemons” project.

Curtains to Wide Leg Pants Refashion

Upcycle old curtains into a pair of wide leg trousers with Colette’s Juniper pattern. These trousers are fitted through the hips and falls into a wide hem.

Bargains by the Pound at Goodwill Outlet

If you don’t mind digging though enormous bins in a cold warehouse, you can find dirt cheap bargains at Goodwill Outlet for only $1.79 a pound.

Make a One Shoulder Ruffle Top from a Floral Skirt

This skirt to ruffle top refashion is dedicated to my mother who taught me to love beautiful things, especially flowers. Mom gave this project a big thumbs up.