Category Archives: Repurposing

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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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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