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  • Re: Refashioning garments

    I'm a teacher at a public school and at the beginning of each school year they give us a shirt. Each year they are a different color and they are the polo type shirts with a couple of buttons down the front and a collar. They are always men's sizes and aren't very flattering. I take them...
    Posted to Wearable Art (Forum) by reginabdunn on 2 May 2009
  • Re: Refashioning garments

    I have never done the jeans to skirts thing. perhaps because I have never found a pair that actually fit me at the waist! Do you have photos somewhere of the ones you did with hand painted fabrics? My aunt did a lot of jeans quilts. They were very heavy.
    Posted to Wearable Art (Forum) by Sandy Snowden on 2 May 2009
  • Re: Refashioning garments

    I have refashioned jeans into skirts using hand painted fabrics. I use to refashion jeans into bellbottoms, skirts, and purses way back in the '70s. I have gotten into it again lately. I also refashioned my family's jeans into a memory quilt for my son when he graduated from high school. I guess...
    Posted to Wearable Art (Forum) by dianek39 on 2 May 2009
  • Refashioning garments

    There is a new trend for buying up charity shop garments (or even sheets and curtains!) and refashioning them into quite trendy garments. There is a cool website set up by a lady in Australia where some refashioner's attempts are being posted. Wardrobe Refashioned It is actually getting people sewing...
    Posted to Wearable Art (Forum) by Sandy Snowden on 2 May 2009