Category Archives: Thrift Store Treasure

From a Skirt to a Soft Doll

I used Liquid Stitches to give the seams extra strength since the black hand stitching was mainly for decoration even though it is a backstitch. I had never used Liquid Stitches before and I think I like it. It did … Continue reading

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Beaded Sparkly Patch

This is one of the patchs that I pulled off of the Satin Prom dress. I am going to turn it into a bracelet cuff.

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I didn’t expect to take so long working on this piece. It took me awhile to figure exactly how to put it together. I had to rip most of the seems out and the waistband off. I was in such … Continue reading

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The Little Blue Bucket

I found this little leather like blue bucket at Goodwill yesterday and I knew immediately that it was going to be the bottom to go with my white and flowery skirt! I couldn’t believe my luck. < As Grover from … Continue reading

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Teal and Flowers

So many ideas have been floating around in my head as to what to do with these two items of clothing. I would love to find some teal leather like material to add to the flowered skirt material and make … Continue reading

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A Skirt Wearing Lamp

Yes you read that right, a skirt wearing lamp. I bought this gorgeous skirt a Goodwill and it was too small for me. I had to have it because the material is just so beautiful. I knew that I could … Continue reading

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Cutting it up

I love the color of this skirt and the embroidery but it’s too much. Too much foo foo. So after letting it set to the side for awhile so I could think about what to do with it I decided … Continue reading

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