Tag Archives: recycle

Upcycling is for Boys too!

I know upcycled dresses are all over for girls, but what about those boys?  As a mom of 2 boys it can be hard at times to find cute boy patterns that age appropriate yet school worthy for my 7.5yr … Continue reading

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TUTORIAL: Recycled T-shirt Bag

I have been making the square bottom version of these upcycled/recycled t-shirt bags for years but you either have to do more sewing to create boxed corners or you get these weird pointy, almost yoda like, corners depending on what … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Upcycled Dress & Clothes From ANY Knit Pattern!

Upcycled dresses, hoodies & pants are currently very popular but can easily cost an arm and a leg.  There is good reason for that, well made garments take time to make & decent knits are not cheap.  I have started … Continue reading

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Maternity Dress for Mama! (link to tutorial!)

One of the complications of #5 being a surprise is that #1 I didn’t hold on to a ton of maternity clothes because we were pretty sure we were done #2 I am prego in opposite seasons so the bit … Continue reading

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Upcycled Ruffle Shorties From Leggings with Tutorial

A few years ago a friend of mine asked me if could make her some Matilda Jane style shorties.  She loves them but they are not cheap & the sell out fast.  So the last few years I have made … Continue reading

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Upcycled Jean Half Apron with Tutorial!

So if you saw my most recent post Quick & Easy Cut Off Shorts with Tutorial! then you may just be ready for this one :).  At step 2 I mentioned to save the leg peices you cut off & this is why! … Continue reading

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Quick & Easy Cut Off Shorts with Tutorial!

I remember as a child & teen taking scissors to my old jeans to make shorts.  It worked but I have to say they were often FAR from straight and they unraveled for ever getting shorter & shorter over time … Continue reading

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365 Days of Pinterest: Day 8 ~ Green…Easy Knit Produce Bag

This is just another  great thing I stumbled upon on Pinterest and wanted to share for 365 Days of Pinterest! I LOVE this tutorial that Delia Creates has for making easy knit produce bags out of t-shirts!  I love green projects, especially … Continue reading

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365 Days of Pinterest: Day 5 ~ Scrappy Braided Necklaces!

This is just another  great thing I stumbled upon on Pinterest and wanted to share for 365 Days of Pinterest! Photo from mycakies.blogspot.com I have to say I end up with a LOT of fabric scraps and I am always looking for … Continue reading

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47+ Womens & Juniors ClothingTutorials

For a long time I don’t bookmark NEARLY as many tutorials for my self as I do for the kids!  Now that I have been looking for them I am noticing their aren’t nearly as many out there! Tops Green … Continue reading

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