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Summer Upcycle (From my closet!)

Summer Upcycle (From my closet!)

Sometimes you just want new clothes. Maybe it’s because of a change in season, a change in size, a change in taste, or I don’t know… maybe you just want a flippin’ change?! Clothes can provide creative inspiration and a sense of new-ness. Right now, […]

DIY 1920s Dress (and NEW Youtube Channel!)

DIY 1920s Dress (and NEW Youtube Channel!)

Have you heard the big news? We are finally starting our own YouTube channel for Partners in Craft!!! Just like on the blog, we will use the YouTube channel to demonstrate our favorite DIY crafts, refashions, sewing projects, and more! Our first video was actually […]

DIY Fashion: 1980’s to 1940’s Dress

DIY Fashion: 1980’s to 1940’s Dress

  Ever notice how old clothes often reflect trends from the even more distant past? Take dresses from the 1980’s, for example. Many of them are basically replaying the greatest hits of the 1890’s, 1920’s, 1940’s, and 1950’s, albeit with the addition of synthetic lace, […]

Stamped T’s and Spring Adventures

Stamped T’s and Spring Adventures

Stamping T-shirts has officially become an obsession around here. We featured T-shirts and onesies for the little guys last time, but today’s post is all about the “big kids”! Lindee and I are always imagining new paint and stamp combinations to try. Lately, I have […]

Sweater-vember: Sweater Stuffies Part 2

Sweater-vember: Sweater Stuffies Part 2

I’m loving these sweater stuffies so much, that I just had to make more! (Check out my first bear and bunny project here!) This time, I experimented with ways to simplify the design so that sewing was minimized but cuteness was maximized. What animal takes […]

Sweater-vember: Sweater Stuffies Part 1

Sweater-vember: Sweater Stuffies Part 1

I have been hoarding old wool sweaters ever since discovering the many uses for shrunken, “felted” sweater fabric! One of my favorite uses for the softest remnants are stuffed animals! 🙂 The very idea thrills my inner kid, and since I have some youngin’s on […]

Sweater-vember: Sweater Pillows

Sweater-vember: Sweater Pillows

Here at Partners in Craft, we have officially renamed November as “Sweater-vember”! All month long we will be shopping for, wearing, and crafting with old sweaters! Bring on the sweater weather! Our first project starts with sweaters that are too itchy, too badly fitting, or […]

Bleached Plaid Shirt

Bleached Plaid Shirt

I have seen some really cool bleaching experiments out there on Pinterest! People are dipping garments in bleach to create ombre effects, splattering bleach in random patterns, and even bleaching out flannel shirts! I love all these ideas, but I wanted to give it my own […]