The grey silk and cotton blouse from the jumble sale needed altering to fit me. That pussy bow was just too much for me, I liked the soft collar though, so I’ve shortened it, to just tie at the front. The sleeves were too long and wide, as usual on me, being just 5 foot … More Grey Silk Blouse Refashion
These cropped trousers were from the local jumble sale. They are a lovely quality fabric, I think you would call it a bedford cord, the white stripe is a raised rib. They were an awful mid calf, slightly flared length, and I was in need of a pair of shorts that fit. After pinning up … More Shorts
I’m going to be helping out Pretty Nostalgic on the Customisation Station at Clothes Show Live this year. How exciting is that!! A chance to inspire all those people who love clothes to start looking at what is already in their wardrobe in a different light. “In the heart of Clothes Show Live on the Vintage Avenue … More Me and Pretty Nostalgic at Clothes Show Live
I am sorry to say that I am no longer in the Refashion Runway competition but hope to continue sewing along…. Here is the jacket that matches the plaid skirt. This was a great charity shop find at just £3 for a wool suit. The jacket was too big, and I was in two minds … More Week 3 of Refashion Runway: Peplum
This was more of a challenge as I had nothing emerald to work with, until Monday, the day I started University. This resulted in very little time to actually refashion and find a volunteer to take photos of me modelling the finished outfit. I followed my son’s advice ‘you should do a refashion that … More Week 2 of Refashion Runway: Emerald
I have been selected to be one of 8 refashioners for the Renegade Seamstress’s 2nd Refashion Runway! I am very excited and rather scared!! Can I be eventive enough to compete with some rather clever international refashioners? Do follow our progress and every Saturday you can vote for the best refashion, will I get past week … More I’m Excited!!