Tuesday, July 21, 2009

refashion #1

I have been intrigued by the wardrobe refashioning movement.
Add in the major de-junking that I have been doing room by room in my house and I suddenly have a high percentage of my wardrobe that could use some refashioning.
Way too many times in the last few days, I have asked myself "now why did I think I looked cute in that???" and bags upon bags have been plopped on my porch to be enjoyed by happy Freecyclers.

In the midst of all that cleaning I did set aside
a box specifically for future refashions.


Meet refashion #1
-Simple white hand me down sun hat.
Very useful. Very plain.

-Three "quitter" bathing suits.
(in my crazy vocab a quitter is anything where the elastic has quit being elastic-y)


All it took was a show on the DVR,
some scissors,
a needle and thread...
to make Janey a new {to her} hat.

26 comments:

  1. Such a cool idea!! Love it!!

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  2. Why are you so creative? I LOVE it!!!

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  3. That turned out very well! And it seems like something that will be put to good use, especially since there are sensitive baby noggins to protect. :-)

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  4. Wow, you are very crafty, that would have never crossed my mind!

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  5. ah! you're a genius! i just threw away that same polka dot bathing suit a couple days ago because it was a quitter!

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  6. We so need to live closer to each other :)!!!! You have the best ideas for upcycling anything. And it also helps that your models are too cute, can't wait to have one of my own!!! Have a awesome day!!!
    ~Molly P

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  7. This is adorable and just the idea I needed! Thanks!

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  8. I'm loving this refashioning movement too. I also have a stack of future projects...now I just need to get going on them! :) Thanks for sharing the cute hat.

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  9. I feel a tutorial is in order! So cute!

    savvystitcher.etsy.com

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  10. What a cute re-do of the hat. I love the little flower and the tule!

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  11. Great job! Love the hat!
    Jamie Harris
    www.maddiemackdesigns.blogspot.com
    www.lovelongtime.blogspot.com

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  12. LOVE IT!!

    Can't wait for you to come swimming at Casey's so we can all see it.

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  13. How funny, I have been enjoying your blog lately and I think I totally picked up something from you from freecycle awhile back. What a small small world.

    Love what you did to this hat, so so cute... love all your projects too.

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  14. Kayla has that same BIKINI...now I have an idea of what to do when she outgrows it..wink

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  15. Quitter!! That's my word, too!
    I just found you {thanks to Kelly @ Fabulous K} but I love you already.

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