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Apparel Revival- make the old new again

Here's an invitation to assess your wardrobe to prepare for the holidays. I am all about sustainability when it comes to new pieces we put in our wardrobe or the tried and true quality pieces we have had in our closet. Let me CUSTOM TAILOR them for you! Seriously, an...

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Apparel Revival Tip #125

Keeping what you have as a shift occurs! Needing a bit of ease at your pant waist? Use a covered hair elastic, loop one end through the button hole and to form a loop. The looped end goes around the button or grommet to add less than 1"...

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Apparel Revival Tip #124

Fixing what we love! Fixing a Small hole in a sweater. The key here is to get to the hole before it gets larger than  ¼ of and inch. First match the thread. Sometimes new garments come with a little plastic bag of thread and/or buttons. This is...

Apparel Revival Tip #123

Making what's old new again! Love the color block look? Tip: if you have a mini skirt or dress that you've grown tired of, change it up. Buy 1/2 to a 1 yard of "like fabric" (similar to the existing skirt in weight and content) add it to...

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Apparel Revival Tip #122

Saving what we love: Use a dime size amount of inexpensive baby shampoo in cool water to wash your fine woolens. Do not buy expensive Wool Lite as it disrupts the curly nature of wool fibers. Swish a few times in shampoo. Rinse two times in...