Where did you get that and what are you going to do with it!!

This is the first week of my “Where did you get that and what are you going to do with it?” corner.  This will be a weekly event where I show you the Goodwill finds or Auction items I got and how I transformed them into something fabulous!  Kind of like Gayle Ann and T-Shirts!

This week I want to show you a couple of items I won in an on-line Auction. I got three items: a child’s violin, a vintage hanging lamp and a metal rolling serving cart. Continue reading

Jewelry Organizer Using Old Fence Boards

Make your own Jewelry Organizer!

Wooden Fence Jewelry Organizer - Easy make yourself!

Wooden Fence Jewelry Organizer

Some might say that I have too many clothes, too many shoes and too many necklaces! I would agree with that statement only if you take out the word “too”! I have many clothes, many shoes and many necklaces! Much better. Continue reading

Unique and Fun Baby Girl Dress!

Cute Girl Dress Made from T-shirts!  

Welcome everyone to Week Seven of my Ten Week T-Shirt Challenge.  This week I am sharing how I used a very easy Butterick pattern (B5585) to create a cute One of a Kind summer dress using recycled T-shirts and clothes for your One of a Kind Baby Girl!

Recycled T-shirt Dress. Go to Izzyswankstyle.com for FREE instructions

Recycled T-shirt Dress

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Reusable Cleaning Wipes – Free Instructions

Reusable Cleaning Wipes made from Recycled T-shirts and Essential Oils – Free Tutorial

Welcome to Week Six of my Ten Week T-Shirt Challenge!  This week I am sharing a Free Tutorial showing you how to make your own Reusable Cleaning Wipes made out of old T-Shirts.

Ingredients for Reusable Cleaning Wipes

Ingredients for Reusable Cleaning Wipes

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Baby Bibs – Free Tutorial

Hi Everyone!  Welcome to Week One of my Ten Week T-Shirt Challenge!    This week I am showcasing my Baby Bibs.  These bibs are easy and simply irresistible and the instructions are Free to download!

Baby Bibs made from T-shirts. Download my Free Tutorial!

Baby Bibs made from T-shirts

My daughter is a Maya Indian adopted from Guatemala.  She has beautiful black hair and black eyes.  When she was a baby I didn’t want anything that was typical!  Bibs or clothes with pretty pink bunnies or cute yellow chicks on them, just didn’t fit her.   I was constantly on the lookout for more “edgy” baby clothes……unfortunately I couldn’t find much.   This led me to make these bibs.  She is now 11 and of course doesn’t use bibs anymore, but she is the inspiration behind them  I serged them to add to their “edginess”!  All are totally washable and have a velcro fastener.  AND of course are made from recycled t-shirts!

Baby Bibs made from recycled T-shirts!

Baby Bibs

Need more inspiration or don’t have time to create your own, just go to our ETSY site -IzzySwank and pick one out from our selection.

Gayle and Gayla  (They thought they could, so they did!)

17 Short Inspirational Quotes

I really love a good quote and try to start each day with one.  A good quote in my opinion doesn’t have to be long in fact some of my favorites are really short and to the point!     I have listed a few of them here.  Each of these quotes are powerful and use only five or less words.   Continue reading

Recycled T-Shirt Scarf Free Tutorial

Hi Everyone!  Its Week Five of my Ten Week T-Shirt Challenge where I give you Free Tutorials on how to take old T-Shirts and transform them in amazing ways.

Have old T-shirts you just can't throw away? Get my free tutorial on this T-shirt Scarf


This week I am featuring my T-shirt scarf.  If you can cut and sew a straight line then this free tutorial project is for you.  These scarves are comfortable, warm and practically indestructible.  Why? Because they are made out of T-shirts!   Continue reading

Crocheted T-Shirt Rag Rug – Free Tutorial

Hi Everyone!  This is the third week of my “Ten Week T-shirt Challenge” in which I create cool new stuff from old T-shirts” and give you the Free Tutorial so you can make them yourself!

T-Shirt Rag Rug made from T-Shirts! Get my free tutorial and make one yourself!

Crocheted Rag Rug

This week I am showcasing a Crocheted Rag Rug made out of…You Guessed It………..T-shirts!  This rug is easy but is a statement piece for any room.

Rag Rug made from T-shirts! Make your own with my Free Tutorial!

Crocheted T-Shirt Rag Rug

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