The Quick Way to Hand Embellish a Knit T-shirt

When I was writing about the different types of decorative patches I thought of Alabama Chanin’s embellished knitwear. I know, I know; they aren’t patches, their applique so I didn’t include that idea in the Eight Easy Ways to Make Your Own Patches post. However, I couldn’t not include it on the site. Alabama Chanin designs feature […] Read more…

How to Turn Jeans Into a Skirt

Turning jeans into skirts isn’t a new idea and was certainly never my idea.  When I was growing up everything was DIY and clothes weren’t as cheap as they are today so there was a lot of upcycling going on (did anyone else have fabric ruffles added to their too short jeans?) And although I […] Read more…

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