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Great Ideas–20 Fashion/Refashon Projects to Make!!

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Thread, check, fabric, check and definitely some amazing ideas, CHECK, CHECK!   Get inspired with these darling FASHION inspired ideas.  If you haven't used your sewing machine for a while, THAT'S OK.  Get it out, the ideas are INCLUDED!  Check out all of the AMAZING LINKS!  Chain Necklace @ Vintage Wanna Bee Easy Chunky Cuff @ Crafting Rebellion  Bit by the Sewing Bug @ Tales of a … [Read more...]

Make a DIY Stenciled Grocery Tote! (tutorial)

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Hello Friends! I'm so happy to be here another month sharing with you one of my latest little projects. Lately I've been super busy working on my kitchen makeover and inspired by it I made this tote. The best part about it is that you can purchase these totes at your local Wal-Mart for about $6.00 for 3 of them. We are just going to give them a quick makeover using paint, ribbon and … [Read more...]

14 Easy Ways to Refashion a Winter Coat!! {tutorial}

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 I love a good refashion. I've refashioned shirts, sweaters, skirts and accessories. And with the Winter months coming, I thought it would be fun to try some Coat Refashions!! We all have a coat that we've had for years. It's good quality, and keep us warm, but it might be a little on the blah side or a little outdated. Instead of giving it to the thrift store and spending money on a new … [Read more...]

Clothing Refashion — Embellished Flowered Cardigan {tutorial}

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Hi I am Sachiko from Tea Rose Home! I am so thrilled to be here today, thank you for having me to your lovely blog Jen! On my blog I share sewing/craft ideas and tutorials and a little bit about my life. I love anything that lets me be creative, but my love is deeply rooted in beautiful fabrics, sewing and quilt making. I host weekly link parties too, so if you have something you have created … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Post — Make a Ruffled Laptop Bag Refashion!

  Hi Tatertots and Jello readers! My name is Ellie G. And I am the president of the Tatertots & Jello fan club. {tee hee} Really, I just love Jen and this blog. I'm so honored to be here. I blog at Less Cake {more frosting}. I get asked a lot if it's a food blog. And it's not. It's about all the things I love...so definitely food is included, but not exclusive. I also love things … [Read more...]

10-Minute Refashion Makeover — from Tube Top Dress to Ruffly Skirt!! {tutorial}

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It’s Summer and the weather has finally started to warm up in Utah, which I am THRILLED about!I love Summer and my favorite thing to wear around in the Summertime is comfy cotton skirts and flip flops. I was shopping at Kohl’s a few weeks ago, and I saw some little tube dresses. I wasn’t sure if they were dresses or swimsuit coverups, but I loved the navy and white stripes and RUFFLES of one. … [Read more...]

10-Minute 4th of July Shirts!! {tutorial}

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Here's a fast and easy way to make some 4th of July shirts for your kids -- or even yourself this year!! I actually made these last year but the night before the Fourth {that's how I roll} -- too late to blog it. And my younger daughter grew out of her shirt, so I made her a new one to wear this year. I used old shirts and scrap fabric, so this project also ended up being FREE. Yay!! I love a … [Read more...]

Give clothes new life with Rhinestones {and a sparkly Silhouette deal}

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In honor of Earth Day I have a little project that will help add some new life to hand-me-down clothes.   You might know that I have four kids. Well, if any of you had older siblings you might know what it's like to get hand-me-downs. Ella, my youngest has two older sisters and she is very familiar with hand-me-downs... So when Silhouette sent me a really fabulous Rhinestone kit and asked me … [Read more...]

Spring Sweater Refashion #4 {Tutorial}

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Welcome to my quest to refashion my wardrobe! My fourth Spring Sweater Refashion started off as a plain, green sweater from Target. It hung in my closet without much wear because it was so plain and I wasn’t sure what to wear with it. I decided to add some embellishments to one side of it, using some of my fabric scraps from my craft room. This is a 1.5 hour project, just because making the … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Turn a Purse into a Stylish Camera Bag!!!

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Hello, fellow readers of Tater Tots and Jello!  This is Valerie, from The Crafter's File Box.   I am super excited to hijack Jen's blog today and share with you my tutorial for making a regular purse go to fab camera bag! I am sure you have all see the amazing camera bags that have been out there lately. They look like a purse, so they are still feminine, but the insides are made to … [Read more...]