Handmade Style

Creating your own handmade style doesn’t have to be complicated.  Get advice on how to sew a capsule wardrobe, play a little wardrobe sudoku, and find handmade wardrobe inspiration from Elizabeth Made This’ own personal sewing projects.

Velvet trimmed cardigan and flat piping knit skirt

  Click here to vote for your favorite sweater knit garment from this week’s challenge. This week’s Fabricista Fashion Challenge is “Same fabric, different look.”  My fellow participants and I were given 3 yards of this very cool sweater knit fabric to create a garment with our own unique spin.  I decided to take the …

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refashioned denim coat

Jeanius Pastel Denim Trench Coat

When Portia Lawrie of Makery announced that this years #Refashioners2016 challenge was denim, I couldn’t not participate in the community challenge.  Between my catalog of my own jeans I’ve made and the wide variety of details collected on my Altered Denim board, it should be clear that when in comes to denim, I’m very serious …

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laced mixed media tank

Lace mixed media tank

This lace mixed media tank is one of the projects I’ve made in the past couple months post baby that I haven’t got around to writing about.  It’s part refashion, part working with available materials, and a whole lotta pattern hacking in between.  The inspiration for this one was this Anthropologie tank: I love how …

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