Alterations

  • How to turn a dress into a skirt

    How to turn a dress into a skirt

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    It’s heart breaking when a little girl out grows their favourite dress, so why not turn the dress into…

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  • 30 minute t-shirt upcycle: make your own t-bag

    T-shirt upcycle: Make your own T-shirt bag

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    In under 30 minutes you can refashion an old t-shirt into a trendy shopping bag. Let me walk…

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  • How to upcycle kitchen chairs

    How to upcycle kitchen chairs

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    How to upcycle kitchen chairs to create a shaby-chic look whilst also making them child friendly. I suggest which…

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  • DIY T-shirt alteration - upcycle an old t-shirt into a unique top

    T-shirt DIY

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    Alteration challenges!! I thought they were in the past….apparently not. I’m set a t-shirt alteration in 60 mins, what…

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  • How to shorten curtains

    How to shorten curtains

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    Hands up if you have some ready made curtains that don’t actually fit the window? Shortening curtains is…

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  • Modified Neckline

    Sewing patterns are not the law…FACT

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    Patterns are great for giving you a starting point but there is absolutely no reason why they always have…

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  • Teach you how to shorten jeans

    How to shorten jeans

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    How many pairs of trousers do you have which are the wrong length? Easy to follow tutorial to learn…

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  • Canvas topped sewing table

    Canvas topped table

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    How to canvas top a table for a sewing workstation. A simple alteration that looks great.

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  • Creating the Tweed country look

    Jacket sleeve alteration

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    Learn how to upcycle a jacket with a simple sleeve alteration to create a tweed country look.

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  • Easy sleep over bed

    Sleepover bed

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    Make a cool sleepover bed from a duvet cover and 4 pillows, an instant hit with the kids!

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