Me-Made-May ’14 – Day Nineteen

Remember this summer dress?

Me-Made-May '14 | Day Nineteen | Diary of a MadMama #MMMay14

This was my summer dress challenge for the Refashion Runway Season One.

It began as this: Continue reading


Secret Ways to Make Your Sewing Blog a Success

Are you interested in starting a sewing blog or want to learn how to become a more successful blogger? Then you need to register for Beth’s new course, Secret Ways to Make Your Sewing Blog a Success at BurdaStyle. Don’t miss out on this fabulous opportunity!

The Renegade Seamstress

Blogging has been such a healthy part of my life for the last few years. When I started my little sewing blog, I never dreamed of the wonderful places it would take me, I never imagined the opportunities that would come my way and I never thought I would meet so many amazing people.

Blogging has been such a fun adventure for me and I really want you to join in on the fun.

When BurdaStyle asked me to do another web seminar, I thought this would be the perfect time to share what I have learned along the way with you.


I hope you can join us on Thursday, June 5th at 11:00 am (EST) for

Secret Ways to Make Your Sewing Blog a Success

You will learn:

How to determine who you want to be in the blogging community
How to develop friendly alliances with those who can help you grow your…

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Me-Made-May ’14 – Day Seventeen

Today’s Me-Made garment was not a refashion, but even quicker and easier than a refashion would’ve been!

Me-Made-May '14 | Day Seventeen | Diary of a MadMama #MMMay14


I purchased the material from Continue reading

Me-Made-May ’14 – Day Fifteen

Today’s frock began as a quick and easy no-sew refashion. I love how by turning it around to wear backwards, I didn’t have to alter the neckline.

Me-Made-May '14 | Day Fifteen | Diary of a MadMama #MMMay14

Today I chose to accessorize with a jacket and some leggings because Continue reading

Me-Made-May ’14 – Day Fourteen

This T-shirt dress was actually the very first refashion for my daughter that I ever blogged about.
She’s had a bit of a growth spurt in the little over a year since it’s creation, so today she decided to wear it as a tunic.

Me-Made-May '14 | Day Fourteen | Diary of a MadMama #MMMay14

I’m thinking I’ll need to refashion it again sooner or later as she Continue reading

Me-Made-May ’14 – Day Thirteen

After being in the car, driving all day, I just wanted to relax this evening, so for today’s Me-Made outfit I chose my comfy skirt and matching slippers

Me-Made-May '14 | Day Thirteen | Diary of a MadMama #MMMay14


As you can see Continue reading

Me-Made-May ’14 – Day Twelve

Today was kinda rainy and gloomy in my neck of the woods, and the best way to lift my spirits on a day like this was to walk to the beach. There’s just something about being near the water that is so serene. It’s hard to feel glum when you are surrounded by such beauty.


Me-Made-May '14 | Day Twelve| Diary of a MadMama #MMMay14

This top was refashioned from a pair of pants that I originally Continue reading