Creative LMent

I believe that creativity is a powerful skill that can be practiced and developed. I hope my blog inspires you to find your very own "creative lment". ~LM

Black & White Skirt Refashion

A few weeks ago, as I was trolling my favorite Goodwill store, I came across this little number.  It had a cutesy ruffle trim and a cutesy little bow, but what I was … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

DIY Stripped Shirt-to-Skirt Refashion #2

I enjoyed my first t-shirt-to-a-skirt-refashion so much I thought I would do it again – this time with a Denver Hayes t-shirt I found at Goodwill for only $1.50.  That’s … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · 3 Comments

T-Shirt to Fringe Scarf Refashion

My girlfriend Pat and I (who I also work with) now partake in what I affectionately call “Mid-Day Creative Interludes” – a scheduled lunch time activity with project inspiration usually … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

DIY Stripped Navy Shirt-to-Skirt (and 1st!) Refashion

…I though it might be fun to try “refashioning” some clothes from our local GoodWill. I figured if it works out, I’ll have turned someone’s trash into a wearable treasure – and if it doesn’t, I’m only out a few bucks (and will feel a whole lot less guilty about wasting the materials). I figured it was worth a shot!

February 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

DIY Winter Coats for Doggies

3 meters is a heck of a lot of fabic, especially when you’re talking about fleece. It’s bulky to store and only useful on a select range of projects. So, left with a considerable amount from the pillow project, I was left to ponder and contimplate how I would use up the rest of my surplus…

February 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fitted T-Shirt Resize (Halcon 2012)

If you’ve ever decided to attend a comic convention and you’re in the market for that perfectly fitted “geek-chic T”… oh, and you are a WOMAN – my experience indicates … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

DIY Jean Hem (Using the Original Hem)

As I look upon my “sewing-to-do” pile, I often think how many of those alterations I would have previously ignored and just lived with.  It’s often easier, quicker…and certainly cheaper!  But in the end, … Continue reading

September 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

T-Shirt Resize

Just wanted to pop on a quickly and post about this morning’s t-shirt resize project. Hubby and I recently went to Apple’s grand opening here in Nova Scotia, and since … Continue reading

September 8, 2012 · 4 Comments

DIY Beach Cover

Now that I have tackled DIY napkin and DIY tablecloth projects, I thought it was about time I added something wearable to my portfolio of sewing projects, especially since the ultimate goal of my sewing hobby … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

DIY Suitcase Sewing Kit

Motivation to “create” comes to me in many forms.  Sometimes, it’s simple curiosity, other times, it’s outright need.  A “need” was what most certainly what started the motivation behind my latest … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · 4 Comments

Onesie Cards and Flower Headbands

Just wanted to show you some of the fun baby projects I’ve been working on.  First up are onesie cards using Papertrey Ink‘s Shape Up Series: Onesie Die (no more … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · 1 Comment
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