• Tutorials

    Tutorial: Maxi Skirt

    Maxi skirts are always a spring and summer staple. This tutorial takes a few yards of jersey knit fabric and turns it into a stylish and versatile piece in under an hour. What you need jersey knit stretch fabric – 2-3 yards machine matching thread pins scissors measuring tape First – check to see if your fabric is sheer or not. I’m using this white knit that I got on sale 90% off!!!! I paid 2$ a yard, so this skirt cost me about 4…

  • Men's Dress Shirt to Tunic: 3ten.ca

    Tutorial: Mens dress shirt to Trendy Tunic

    The last post turned an old dress shirt into a vest! This one turns it into a trendy tunic. Love wearing leggings? This is for you!! Okay – here we go – mens dress shirt to trendy tunic. What You Need old dress shirt matching thread pins scissors machine This is my pale pink dress shirt – it’s big and bulky – especially the neck. Great colour, though. This tutorial would work really well with a plaid dress shirt for fall, or even a deep…

  • Tutorials

    Tutorial: Mens dress shirt to Vest

    Have an old man’s dress shirt and don’t know what to do with it? This past weekend I worked on two of my husband’s old dress shirts and this first one turned into a vest! The pale yellow is going to be perfect for spring – with a cute pair of frayed jean shorts and a bleached out tank underneath. This will keep me cool yet fashionable!! If you’re looking for a heavier look, try darker or more textured dress shirts. Okay, time – mens…

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    Sewing: Colour Block Infinity Scarf

    It’s Valentine’s Day! Celebrate the day with some pink – and this colour blocked scarf is the perfect way! Love, love, love!! Get some fabric – this is all jersey knit. Also, it’s all pre-washed, as it should be! Colour Block Infinity Scarf Cut out 3 pieces, each 20″ by 26″. This scarf is bigger than my other infinity scarf – but you can follow that tutorial, too, if you like. Sew all three blocks together – on the long side (sew the three pieces…

  • Skirt to Clutch: 3ten.ca

    Project: Skirt to Clutch

    Last year – well, about 15 months ago, when I was shopping in Los Angeles, I found this skirt. I really liked it – it fit well…yet in more than a year I never wore it. Not a big deal, it was 10$. Why not make something out of it, though! This quick project shows you how to go from a skirt to a clutch in less than an hour. Skirt to Clutch Want a full tutorial? Visit my clutch tutorial here. First – you’ll…

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    Fashion & Fabric District – Downtown LA

    Buying fabric in Canada can be limiting at times. Very few stores and very few different products. When Bryce and I decided we’d take a small vacation in October I wanted to visit either New York City or Los Angeles (yes, both have fashion/fabric districts). Together we decided on LA – neither one of us had ever been there before, the flights from Edmonton were 3 hours (not like the red-eyes we’d be taking to New York City), and well, the weather was beautiful. Below…

  • Travel

    Los Angeles Shopping…The Grove & Rodeo Drive

    The Grove Where to shop in Los Angeles?…The Grove!  My mom visited LA a few years ago and raved about The Grove, plus, I think TMZ films there from time to time. Lots of places to shop and lots of places to eat. Gossip is a pretty big thing in LA, as well as in a 15 year olds life, but I’m not 15, so LA it is! The television show Extra brings a lot of celebrity gossip, entertainment news and celebrity photos right into…