Category Archives: refashion

Thrift Haul

Helping Hands isn’t far from my home but its not along my regularly traveled route so I seldom shop there. Recently I had to pass it so I stopped in for a look around. I’m glad I did. I like … Continue reading

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Mega- Thrifting

I took advantage of the MLK day sales and spent the whole day thrifting. In 6 hours I traveled 35 mile, visited 10 stores and spent $49.06. So what did I purchase? I bought 4- 99 cent sweaters at Goodwill. 2 of … Continue reading

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Unlikely Source

While digging through the 25 cent box at Helping Hands, I found a sage green sheet with a white leaf print. I thought it would make a lovely summer dress. The problem: So I dug a little deeper and found … Continue reading

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Hi-lo skirt refashion

  The temperature has hit 80 and I need something cool to wear. So to my refashion pile I went. I took a “BEFORE” picture but it has gotten lost. I used a dress from the 50 cent bins at … Continue reading

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Five Frugal Fails

I don’t want you to think that all my attempts at frugality work out as planned. So instead of a 5 Frugal Things post, today I’m doing a 5 Frugal Fails. 1.I was looking through my collection of thrifted patterns to … Continue reading

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Failed Refashion

After being inspired by a post I saw on E How I went searching for a sweater to refashion into a skirt. I found this cashmere sweater at Deseret Industries.  Although I love the soft texture and the subtle earth tones, (the … Continue reading

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