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Last year I saw a nice bit of denim in the remnants bin and so I

Last year I saw a nice bit of denim in the remnants bin and so I

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Last year I saw a nice bit of denim in the remnants bin and so I

These Éléonores have been worn to death already. I made a little cream top to go with them as I actually have very little that I can wear with them (plans ...

It's so real. I'm A, really happy I bought 6 yards last year from Blackbird Fabrics, but, B, so freakin' bummed, even more than before, that the American ...

Denim jacket is a used eBay find from last year, Hellacopters shirt is from, well, Hellacopters. 😀

This pattern has a separate piece for the top and bottom part of the collar so you don't have that flip-up-collar problem. In my book, that means a pretty ...

I started with a toile made from a Primark bow cotton print sundress I'd long since been able to fit in. Mega cute! I made a straight M but added an inch ...

some closer up so you can see the fit…I am a bit knock-kneed (TRUTH: I look like a goofy ostrich when I run) but I don't care enough to do a knock-kneed ...

All the hype about Cone Mills Stretch denim? It's real. It's so real. I'm A, really happy I bought 6 yards last year from Blackbird Fabrics, but, B, ...

So, that's a pretty lengthy, double project post…I think I covered it all. I top-stitched with the same color thread that I assembled with…

Last but not least I used a remnant from Guthrie and Ghani that I picked up at Sew Brum. It's a subtle print and there was just enough for a camisole so ...

All the hype about Cone Mills Stretch denim? It's real. It's so real. I'm A, really happy I bought 6 yards last year from Blackbird Fabrics, but, B, ...

The plan was in place, the materials gathered, I was ready. Then I saw this beautiful photo on pinterest and a little lightbulb went off in my head.

If you use another jeans pattern, I implore you to construct them so that you're basting your outside leg seams last, so that ...

If you use another jeans pattern, I implore you to construct them so that you're basting your outside leg seams last, so that you can try them on before ...

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My first version for me I sewed in some denim tencel I found in the remnant bin at Spotlight.

I wore this new top today, which I still need to blog about. It's a modified Maya Top made from a cotton/silk remnant from The Fabric Store.

Now the one thing I never thought I'd make is dungarees. I got pretty tempted last year by a skinny jeans version in H&M but when I tried them on in the ...

some closer up so you can see the fit…I am a bit knock-kneed (TRUTH: I look like a goofy ostrich when I run) but I don't care enough to do a knock-kneed ...

This small piece of denim had been in my stash for years too, bought from the remnant bin of one of the local fabric stores. So no excuses not to sew that ...

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... hashtag with the project name (for example #solinatop), so we can see your make and possibly share it as an inspiration to other sewists, too!

The tie detail, sewn inside the pleats at the waist is probably the most significant design detail of the Solina top and dress, and even though it might ...

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A while back Saara made herself this adorable Solina top that looks so fresh and vernal, that it really makes one dream about spring and summer attire!

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The plan was in place, the materials gathered, I was ready. Then I saw this beautiful photo on pinterest and a little lightbulb went off in my head.

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I topstitched it with copper thread and used metal press studs to play up ' jeans' effect.

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We have released five videos for Utu pinafore pattern, and three for Solina by now. You might find them very helpful especially if you're new to sewing, ...

My scarf is a piece of really lovely Italian cotton I found in a remnant bin a few years ago and have always been too scared to take scissors to.

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This AMAZING textured knit was a purchase from my Eurotrip LAST year! I got this from the remnant bin at Stoff&Stil in Cologne, Germany.

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I haven't hemmed any of my jeans except my Velvet Gingers. And I'm not going to. For now I'm wearing them rolled up anyhow….I like keeping my options open.

No-Sew Kindle Cozy: Spray adhesive is the key to creating this jeans-covered no-sew project that protects your tech. We not-so-secretly love that the cover ...

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I'm sure I could use this on lots of things ~ an embellished little girl's apron, a stocking, even upcycling a piece of clothing.

... shop and see the same styles they've always had, for example you can still get my favourite jumpsuit which I've been wearing for a couple of years!

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I've already made up a ton of Spring/Summer looks to wear-all out of my stash and remnants. I've made a real dent in sewing up my stash lately.

At The Remnant Warehouse again, I found some slub cotton knit – also quite thin, but perfect for the underlayer I wanted.

... and there's no remnants whatsoever of the baby bump. You can tell 20- year-old KJ's feeling pretty good about her progress ... she included the caption, ...

Fabric: Cotton/Silk ikat from The Fabric Store (remnant, due to flaw) Size: 2. Modifications: Added 1″ at centre front & back, cut sleeves at ...

I found the stripe fabric at Joann's in the remnant bin – I am a sucker for remnants! It is a heavier cotton, just a bit lighter than a canvas.

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Cute blouse with hem ruffle

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Getting creative with scraps and remnants is so rewarding. Especially when you use up every last bit of fabric. Can't wait to share the new makes!

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I've found a couple more uses for good old rubber

I have three pieces of quite stretchy pant weight fabric that I have purchased over the past 12 months from Pitt Trading. They have all been from their ...

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Okay, well at first glance 3/9 doesn't seem like a particularly amazing strike rate, but let's break it down a bit further, because as with most things, ...

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My scarf is a piece of really lovely Italian cotton I found in a remnant bin a few years ago and have always been too scared to take scissors to.

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I chose the trench option without the rolled collar because of opting in for the hood. I don't see myself ever wearing the cape without the hood…so, ...

Saara followed the pattern precisely otherwise, except for the side pockets which she omitted, and for the legs that she shortened by a bit. I kept the ...

Our next stop was in Marshalltown, Iowa, at the JBS pork processing plant facility and distribution center. Once we arrived, we learned a little bit about ...

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THE most striking mood-swing at this year's Labour conference was the growing hostility to Brexit. In place of previous ambivalence, badges screaming “ ...

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From bin, to gym! - Read about fabric waste

Part of the lack of shared finished projects around here lately has been the problem of finding time to take proper photos with the good camera, ...

Urban Renewal Remnants Babydoll Dress, $49 at Urban Outfitters. So cute.

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The fabric is an embroidered piece from the remnants bin. I managed to cut around the tears and other flaws😁. Pattern is #tessutikatetop #isew ...

Stacks and stacks of Liberty fabric. This section is labeled "Liberty Poplin £18 So much lovely ...

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We've learned our lesson.

The bias has ripped in multiple places so I'm going to have to unpick and re-stitch which is disappointing. Unpicking black on black is the worst!!

I did some stash diving and pulled out this lovely pink and chocolate damask style print I grabbed a while ago from the remnant bin at JoAnn's and a piece ...

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... John, and Paul Troglia were photographed by their father on the day their new Philco television was delivered to their home. They and their parents, ...

The fabric is a simple blue denim I found in the remnant bin and has just enough stretch to be comfortable. Unfortunately it is very prone to pilling and I ...

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