Monthly Archives: August 2011

What Can You Make Out of an Old Shirt and an Old Pillowcase?

A brand new absolutely fabulous summer top! Ta-dah!!!Here’s what I started with … say no more.  After cutting off the top collar and part of the sleeves in a straight line, I lined the remainder of the sleeves with a … Continue reading

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Woman’s Spring Top – Made by me!

I found this tutorial for a Spring Ruffle Top at Sew, Mama, Sew and just had to make one! Here is my finished product!   I left the ruffle off the sleeves, but added a large ruffle flower to create some … Continue reading

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Making it Mine – Blouse Revamp

I picked this top up from a Charity Store for $3.  I loved the green fabric and the cut of the top … but it need my special creative touch! Again I have forgotten to take a before photo until … Continue reading

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Ladies T-Shirt Tweeked!

I bought this t-shirt from Target last summer at an end of season sale for the bargain price of $3.  It’s super soft and so comfortable, but just a bit boring.  So…. TIME TO TWEAK! I simply added a ruffle … Continue reading

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Revamp – Twin Set T-Shirt and Shrug from 2 old tops!

Remind me next time to take a before photo. 🙂  But to give you an idea, I started with 2 long sleeve tops with gathered arms and bodices.  They were both very long and had an A line shape.  I … Continue reading

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My First Little Girl’s Vintage Inspired Peasant Dress with Ruffle!

I whipped this cute little peasant dress up yesterday.  I love the floral mustard design with the calico style sleeves and ruffle. This is in fact, the first ruffle I have ever made and I must say I’m so pleased … Continue reading

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5 minute Chocolate Cake in a Mug!

This dessert of Chocolate Cake and Passionfruit Yoghurt Icecream was so simple to make. Ingredients: 1 Coffee Mug (large mug) 4 tablespoons flour(that’s plain flour, not self-rising) 4 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoonsbaking cocoa 1 egg 3 tablespoons milk 3 tablespoons … Continue reading

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