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May 7, 2019

Turn outgrown or ripped kids pants into new shorts just in time for summer fun.

At the rate that our monkeys are growing and at the depths of their imaginations, they are burning through clothes these day- especially in the knees.

This 20 minute hack turns worn-out...

April 27, 2018

Here's, literally, how I flipped these:

To this: 

Something within these neglected pair of floral 80s mom shorts called to me...

I guess it wasn't the crotch, because that's the first thing I cut out...

How's that for an opening line?

Here is what I did:

1. I flipped the sho...

March 17, 2018

Turn old pajamas into a cute spring romper.

With spring right around the corner, I thought that a little romper would be perfect. This took me about 15 minutes (20 min. of setting up entertainment for the kids, 15 min. of actual sewing).

This is great for footi...

January 7, 2018

I love pattern hacking. 

Take the basics of something you love, and shape it up into a new love.

 I found this yellow striped button down about three years ago (the shirt is indeed sunshine yellow despite looking orange. The lighting was terrible for these photos, my apo...

December 4, 2017

See the process of turning a terrible eighties wardrobe tragedy into a new fun, flirty, feminine dress.

November 12, 2017

How to add cuffs to your little one's pants or shirts to extend the length as they grow. Easy, save money, reduce waste, and make cute, one-of-a-kind outfits.

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