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Week 5 Refashion Runway

Two more weeks left in the recycle/repurpose journey! So far in the weekly challenges I have placed every week – 2 4th places and 2 2nd places. This week the challenge was Southwest. I was inspired by the colors of the SW United States. The soil, vegetation and terrain...

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Week 4 Refashion Runway

Last week in the Faux Fur challenge I finished in second place! Refashion Runway is a 6-week upcycle/restyle online event. I was chosen to participate in the weekly challenges. Each week there is online voting, judging and eliminations. This week’s challenge is small to large. I just love the...

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Week 3: Refashion Runway

Wow! It’s already the third week of this upcycling adventure. Both weeks 1and 2 I’ve finished in fourth place. It is a lot of fun and I love the challenge. This week was the faux fur challenge. I had made my mom this fur probably 20 years ago and...

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Week 2 Refashion Runway

The challenge this week was The 1970s. A unique feature of the indigo vat is the fabric turns green in the dye and turns blue when it is removed from the dye bath and oxidizes. Quite magical! I have grown to love handstitching. The perfectly imperfect topstitch is a...

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