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Sunday, August 21, 2016

I'm Back !!! With Buttons !

Hello fellow refashionistas and refashioning afficionados !  I'm back !

I was a regular contributor a couple years ago and I had to leave due to a little lack of time and sewing space.  Now, I have a brand new sewing room and a little bit of time.

This year I decided to sewalong Beth's Refashion Runway.  This week was Buttons.

You can see my contributions for week 1: Velvet and week 2: Metallic.

So since I had made two dresses, I felt like sewing something a bit different.

I decided to use jeans, a tie and a metallic zipper to make a cropped jacket, which became a cropped vest.  See why here.

The Buttons part is on the back - I love cats !

A very tight cropped denim vest with proof it was once a pair of jeans.

I sewed the zipper all along the neckline.
I used a tie to hem the vest and used exposed serging seams to mimick a flatlock seam (I do not own this machine, unfortunately).

So if you want to know more about the process, please stop by my blog

Peace !



Accidental Seamstress said...

This is really cute. I'm a cat person too :) I also ADORED your velvet sew along dress with the long lace sleeves... Gorgeous!

cfortin said...

What a fun idea.

Cindy - EOD
Upcycled Design Lab

Samwise W. said...

Super cute! And welcome back!