Jewelry and I get along pretty well, and I especially like necklace and earring sets. I am not a big fan of bracelets or rings, though, because they bother my hands during the day. (It’s REALLY annoying to hear the clack-clack when I am typing!) So I try to figure out ways to make sets even if I don’t have a set, like this lone necklace.
Cut off the top wire, and be sure to file down (with a metal file) the end poking out. Continue reading “Making a Pair of Earrings from Extra Beads” →
So I read that red was supposed to be a hot color (pardon the pun!) for the summer. I picked this up at the Salvation Army thinking to be in style, but I hate maxi dresses. (I look like a drowned rat in them!) Time for some restyling.
I was perusing the mall … and came across this cute little top at NY & Company. That chain is so cute!!
I had to have it. So I cut the top of my dress off and then sewed up the side, leaving some room for the armpits. Continue reading “Refashioning a Dress Into a Peasant Shirt” →