Category Archives: Repurposing

Overall Dress Refashion

Its Refashion Month at House of Estrella! Here’s my easy overall dress refashion tutorial. It takes 20 minutes or less, and very little sewing experience is needed. We started with a perfectly respectable pair of overalls. There’s nothing wrong with … Continue reading

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DIY Fringe T-shirt Refashion for Tweens

Here’s a DIY fringe t-shirt refashion that your tween girls will love. It’s an easy way to recycle t-shirts that are too big, too short, or stained. Plus…it will entertain them for a little bit, so you can finally have … Continue reading

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Flapper Costume Refashion | DIY Dress Up Clothes

This flapper costume refashion is super quick and easy. Wanna know how we refashioned old clothes into dress up clothes? Sof’s mom found a long outgrown dress; size 12 months. It still fits around the neck and shoulders; but needed … Continue reading

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DIY Ironing Board Cover : A Super Exciting Sew!

Here’s my DIY Ironing board cover. This is not an exciting project; the title of this post is dripping with sarcasm. But it only takes an hour! If your ironing board is a hot mess, you might as well quit … Continue reading

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Betsey Johnson Dress Refashion For Dolls

My refashion pile is smaller! I deconstructed a beautiful designer dress to make this 18″ doll dress. The original dress was a bit snug. By “a bit snug”, I mean that when I tried it on, it felt like parts … Continue reading

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