Category Archives: Repurposing

Innumerable WIPS: Chronicles of the Never Ending

There’s so much going on over here! I’m dropping a few lines today to say hello. I don’t have any perfect photos to share; only quick iPhone pics. But I couldn’t wait to show you some of our projects. Innumerable WIPS We … Continue reading

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Sports Team T-shirt Refashion

Guess what? We thought we had until the 1st to get moved…but we found out we only had 2 days. I fell to my knees and prayed because I didn’t know what else to do. It felt like the wind … Continue reading

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How To Deconstruct a T-shirt For Maximum Refashioning

This is the best way to deconstruct a T-shirt & get the largest cuts possible for refashioning. Chopping up a t-shirt isn’t neuro-science; and this process may be instinctive for many long time sewists. If you’re a newbie to sewing or textile … Continue reading

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Girl’s Seena Dolman Tee

Zoey is modeling a new top- I sewed the girl’s Seena Dolman Tee pattern from Gracious Threads. It’s a real quick make, about a half hour or so. I wrote about the pattern and showed my women’s version of this … Continue reading

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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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