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New. Obsession. - A Dress A Day. Just so we're clear: I freaking love this dress.

New. Obsession. - A Dress A Day

So far I've made it twice, and if I am ever in my sewing room while the sun is up, I will take a picture or two of the ones that I've completed. (I also have two more cut out and half-sewn.) Urban Renewal by Mari Santos. We're usually kinda "meh" about most T-shirt surgeries because we're just can't get into the hack'em, slash'em sartorial school of thought.

Urban Renewal by Mari Santos

Toronto-based Mari Santos, on the other hand, is such a genius with a pair of scissors we want to hitchhike across the border, kidnap her, head back south, and then set her to work against her will on the oversize T-shirts we seem to get for free by the pound. Except that it would probably be illegal. Which is kind of a bummer. Her ethos: "Taking something old, frumpy and ill fitting and making it into something new. " Santos will be joining some 20 other designers to work on Urban Outfitter's Urban Renewal line.

Upcycled Tie Statement Necklace {Repurposed} — Tip Junkie Homemade. DIY Mother's Day Corsage: Felt Dahlia Flower Brooch - Holidash News. MADE: TUTORIAL: the Hobo Sack. Whether you’re on the road or hanging at home, every hobo needs a bag for his (or her) treasures.

MADE: TUTORIAL: the Hobo Sack

So load it up, hit the road, Little Red Infinity Dress Tutorial. *Tutorial made by Melissa @ Sew Like My Mom for her win during the Red Week challenge.* I made this little dress in about 3 hours and for under $20!

Little Red Infinity Dress Tutorial

Make This Look. Sew.Craft.Create.: Rope Bracelet Tutorial & Winner! The Sew Weekly. Ginger sewalong. Tilly and the Buttons. Vintage Sewing Patterns. Gertie's New Blog for Better Sewing. My Spare Time: Simple Tea Towel Apron. Simple Tea Towel Apron So many people mentioned having beautiful tea towels they couldn't bear to use when I posted the Tea Towel Tote how-to, so I thought you might also be interested in my super easy tea towel apron.

My Spare Time: Simple Tea Towel Apron

This is even easier than the tote, and takes about 15 minutes. Click any picture to make it larger. Coletterie. Meringue winter styling. Multicolored houndstooth wool-blend.

Meringue winter styling

Padded shoulders, arm slits, two front flap pockets, back vent, fully lined. Button fastenings at double-breasted front. 64% wool, 36% cotton; collar backing: 70% wool, 30% viscose; lining: 100% viscose; interlining1: 100% polyester; interlining2: 25% viscose, 25% polyester, 20% horse hair, 15% cotton, 10% wool, 5% modal. Dry clean.