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I've always loved crafting and making things. Always. The satisfaction of displaying something YOU made can't be compared to anything else. My mom is a wonderful seamstress and I never picked up on that gift, but I was determined to acquire it when I found a beautiful sewing machine at a garage sale for $5. Pair my sewing machine up with some old t-shirts and the desire to do some good in this world, and I started Transformed this summer.

I take t-shirts and "transform" them into scarves, bags, and other accessories. I'm all about the up-cycling! 70% of the profits is donated to a non-profit organization called Afrocka. You can learn more about what they do at their website, www.afrocka.org

(By the way, I've gotten a lot better at sewing; no worries. Patterns still {and always will} confuse the heck out of me but I'd say I'm almost at…

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  • Joined June 13, 2012

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Jersey knit t shirts

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I've always loved crafting and making things. Always. The satisfaction of displaying something YOU made can't be compared to anything else. My mom is a wonderful seamstress and I never picked up on that gift, but I was determined to acquire it when I found a beautiful sewing machine at a garage sale for $5. Pair my sewing machine up with some old t-shirts and the desire to do some good in this world, and I started Transformed this summer.

I take t-shirts and "transform" them into scarves, bags, and other accessories. I'm all about the up-cycling! 70% of the profits is donated to a non-profit organization called Afrocka. You can learn more about what they do at their website, www.afrocka.org

(By the way, I've gotten a lot better at sewing; no worries. Patterns still {and always will} confuse the heck out of me but I'd say I'm almost at pro status with sewing eternity scarves!)

If you want to stay updated with what Transformed is doing, you can like our Facebook page here: facebook.com/transformedscarvesandaccessories
...or check out our blog here: www.transformed-scarves.tumblr.com
...or follow us on twitter: @_transformed

Thank you in advance for your support!

Much love,
-Jessica Fortner-
2 Corinthians 3:18

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