The Refashioners 2015 is now closed…

So that’s that! 2 months of shirt refashioning inspiration and posts and community challenge entries and general creative awesomeness….done!  Will be announcing the winner on Friday so stay tuned for that (it’s gonna be seriously hard to choose!).

In the meantime…enjoy some more shirt refashioning creativity form our amazing sewing community…

Morna, I have no words!853402b5cd9f066556dbf2a065cc13a8

This is the first of Amelia’s entries. A colour blocked DELIGHT based on a Dear Creatures piece. She also squeezed in a second refashion just before the deadline!The Refashioners 2015 - your makes (2)

Love this combination of a thrifted and dyed shirt and fabric stash scrap by Amy.The Refashioners 2015 - your makes (2)

This lady is prolific with her shirt refashions for herself and her sister….and now her Mum too!The Refashioners 2015 - your makes (1)

I love the way Najah writes! You should really check out her post about what she calls the “gender reassignment” of this little number. Love it!22

Adorable little refash from @swissknitwitch on IG. Even has a matching reversible little jacket! Gah, look at those little ballet toes! 🙂The Refashioners 2015 - your makes (11)

Phenomenal work from Lisa!The Refashioners 2015 - your makes (3)

Really like the simplicity of this make by Angelina. Based on Deer & Doe’s Datura pattern. And of course…it’s grey…which I love, lol!The Refashioners 2015 - your makes (3)

I’ve been wanting to share this one since it first got pinned! Adorable matching Pendleton shirt refashions!!!!The Refashioners 2015 - your makes (13)

Another Datura based refash from CamillaThe Refashioners 2015 - your makes (1)

Adorable refashion of a vintage shirt right?!005

The ever cool Gabby Young with this shirt refashion based on Lileth & Eve’s new  LE101 Drapey Blouse pattern…think I may be sold on this pattern Gabby!The Refashioners 2015 - your makes (10)


And this picture just sums up for me how much our sewing community has embraced this challenge and how much fun it’s been! I wanna party with these ladies!e65014128bf4ca6e13077793ae7c2101

I’m so sorry we couldn’t feature everyone’s makes here, but there were just so many. THAT’S how awesome it’s been. Words cannot express how excited I am that you’ve all got so involved and how clever and creative you all are!

For now…I’m off to TRY and pick a winner…which is gonna take some doing…

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  1. Amelia September 29, 2015

    Thank you so much for featuring my t shirt! And thank you for running such a great competition – it’s been so inspiring to see what everyone comes up with from essentially the same starting point. That’s why sewing is so awesome!

  2. Maddie September 29, 2015

    I love Morna’s version. Give em the cold shoulder sista!

  3. Alyssa September 29, 2015

    Thanks for including the refashion I did for my sister in this post! And thank you so much for organizing The Refashioners! It really got my creative juices flowing and seeing so many awesome refashions in one place has been great! I’m already looking forward to next time. Meanwhile, I have more shirt refashion ideas to try out and a few more blogs to follow!

  4. Queen of Fifty Cents September 29, 2015

    I’ve been thinking how much I do NOT envy you trying to pick a winner. Zowie, what an amazing bunch of refashions!

  5. Najah September 29, 2015

    Thanks for the wonderful challenge (and feature), Portia! I am a refashioning convert now.

  6. Patti September 29, 2015

    This has been so inspiring for me! Thank you all for sharing your creativity!

  7. sew2pro September 29, 2015

    Thanks so much for what was a great idea for a group challenge. I have so many ideas to copy now!

    The charity shops in the vicinity better send out an SOS for more mens shirts.


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