Task 1 : Embellished collars | Foróige

DIY | modaFix

This afternoon we had our first class of a 6-week Refashion & Jewellery Making Programme that Foróige (C.R.I.B. Sligo) asked me to devise.  C.R.I.B. is a safe, non-threatening environment where teenagers can be themselves, meet new people, make friends, seek support and overcome difficulties. I’m thrilled to be part of this initiative and I must say I […]

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Our birthday bash

Turning 30 calls for a celebration. I knew I wanted to mark the occasion but I wasn’t sure how to go about it. I knew I didn’t want a big big party nor did I want to organise one! I just wanted to be with close friends. I had thought about a road trip with […]

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Get the look | DIY

DIY | modaFix

This is a one-step, fool-proof refashion task that anyone can achieve. Here’s how I transformed a fringe bolero into a neat summer blouse. Seeing the sun shining this morning made me want to wear something light and casual. I threw on a pair of jeans, a vest top and open-toe heels. I realised I didn’t […]

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Hen Party | Make & Do with modaFix

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A few months ago I was contacted about facilitating a creative workshop for a hen party in Strandhill. The bridesmaids had heard about my previous refashioning workshops from my blog and thought this would be of interest to the bride-to-be. They travelled from Dublin over the June Bank Holiday and stayed at Ocean Wave Lodge. […]

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Event design | Jodi Albert

DIY | modaFix

There’s a first for everything and if you’ve been reading my blogs for a while now, you know I thrive on a new challenge. When I was contacted last month asking if I offered the service of decorating a home for a celebration, I said: ‘I’ll do it!’ It’s good to be challenged… you always […]

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Faoin Aer | The Yellow Door Supper Club

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From time to time I like to share content that isn’t necessarily fashion related with you – my loyal readers. I like to share things of interest, that you too can enjoy and benefit from. I recently attended a special celebration and the set up was so charming. For anyone planning a party or celebration, […]

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Embellished bibs

DIY collar | modaFIx

Wednesday, 25th February marked the final night of my refashion course at Hullabaloo. The studio was filled with creative energy between crocheting and crafting. We set out, once again, to repurpose something old to create something new. We cut felt into collars and crescent-shaped bibs and used buttons, gems and old, preloved jewellery to embellish. […]

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DIY bows

DIY bow | modaFix

Last Wednesday evening we reused and repurposed old clothing and fabrics. We transformed  these preloved garments into fashion accessories. We made hair bows. I found this class very therapeutic and participated in making some bows for my niece, Sofia. The classes are very enjoyable, because of the company. The girls are really lovely- doctors, architects […]

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Refashioned HATS | DIY millinery

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This week at our modaFix refashion class at Hullabaloo craft centre, we created our own hats. Our creations are petite disk shaped fascinators, which are becoming increasingly popular at weddings and the races.We used sinamay bases, sewed felt, lace and fabric, as well as upcycling preloved clothing. We used glue guns too to secure the crocodile […]

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