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Creating custom garments with old clothes and fabrics

We rescue and upcycle discarded fabric remnants, samples, and materials to create custom garments, accessories, and decors.

Whenever possible, we thoughtfully repair torn clothes and accessories with machine or by hand to extend their life.

We love DIY Fashion! Old clothes and accessories get refreshed with new silhouette / colors / surface patterns / embellishments.

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Making Sleeveless Coat Using Altered Tunic Pattern

Making Sleeveless Coat Using Altered Tunic Pattern

Sewing process highlights from making sleeveless coat (featuring one button detail, no collar, and deep inseam pocket) by altering a tunic pattern. It was quite a journey and I absolutely love the result! Recently, I posted about Texture Clothing's Every Body Tunic...

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Making 6-Square Origami Top with Fabric Remnants

Making 6-Square Origami Top with Fabric Remnants

Made following a Handwoven magazine’s 1996 article, the 6-square origami top only has square-shaped pattern pieces and very straightforward to assemble. The timeless top is easily adjustable and can be highly personalized depending on the sewist!

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Kimono Styling Party with My Girlfriends

Kimono Styling Party with My Girlfriends

How would I style my girlfriends with Japanese kimono? That’s the question I’ve been pondering, and one day we found out the answer! Featuring Vero, Audrey, Michelle as my models, and fashion designer friend Jesus Romero as my co-stylist!

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Hi, I’m Mira Musank!

I’m a DIY fashion lover, sustainable style maker, and textile design learner based in San Francisco Bay Area. Creative adventurer since 2007.

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Our cage dress refashion is featured in Simply Sewing Magazine Issue 50 as part of The Refashioners 2018!

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FAFAFOOM featured in Simply Sewing Magazine - Art of Refashioning

FAFAFOOM featured in Simply Sewing Magazine - Art of Refashioning

Get inspired by our most popular DIY Project posts:

High-Low Circle Skirt Dress Sewing Project

High-Low Circle Skirt Dress Sewing Project

My first DIY dress ever! It was a rather impulsive decision, and the execution was muddled with detours. It took me 20 hours from sketching to finished garment, but the end result (and learning experience) was SUPER worth it!

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Upcycling Linen Curtains into Handkerchief Dress

Upcycling Linen Curtains into Handkerchief Dress

A linen upcycle inspired by an “Instant Dress” how-to from Family Circle 1977 magazine cutout. Two panels of rescued linen curtains were naturally dyed and transformed into a dress with T-shaped bodice and handkerchief skirt. 

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Wedding DIY Birdcage Veil with Flowers

Wedding DIY Birdcage Veil with Flowers

For my second wedding celebration to the same man, my beloved Chris, I want to add a personal touch to my bridal attire. I decided to make this DIY birdcage veil with flowers, which turns out to be a fun DIY project that gives the perfect finishing touch to my wedding outfit.

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DIY Scarf Top with Kimono Sleeves

DIY Scarf Top with Kimono Sleeves

This is perhaps the tipping point for my love of DIY projects. Making simple kaftan scarf top with kimono sleeves from an old H&M scarf was such a fun experience. I couldn’t believe I almost throw this barely-used scarf away; it has such a pretty flower print and colors!

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“You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”
- Maya Angelou

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