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9 Ways To Transform Old T-Shirts
Take and ill-fitting knit top and turn it into a fabulous maxi-dress. When you design and make your own clothes, you can wear whatever you like! This woman's knit shirt into dress project is the perfect refashion!
Break away from basic with this Scarf Maxi Dress Makeover. In just a few minutes, you can learn how to make a dress that is gorgeous, easy to sew, and flattering on every body type. This tutorial will help you transform a beautiful scarf into a pretty overlay for a maxi dress. Pair a printed scarf with a solid colored dress, or vice versa, for an eye-catching, contrasting look. You can easily accessorize this DIY maxi dress for an elegant night out or dress it down for a casual, everyday look.
What is it that makes these Easily Maintained Market Totes so user friendly? For one thing, these DIY bags are reusable, meaning that you won't have to compromise with excessive paper or plastic bags in your home after your trip to the store. For another, this tutorial teaches you how to sew bags for the market out of old bed sheets. This is an awesome idea for those who know the aftereffects of spilling a bottle of milk or other food item. Keep these bags in business for years by tossing them in the wash when they get messy.
This is it. Look no further. This is the cutest, easiest toddler outfit you'll ever make. The One Hour Vintage Toddler Sweater is painfully cute and absurdly easy to throw together. DIY toddler clothes are often a mess of complicated instructions, but you'll have this refashioned sweater ready and wearable in less than 60 minutes. The lace flourishes on the sleeves are so painfully cute, they'll have parents stopping you in the street. Best of all, this is a great scrapbusting project! Just grab an old sweater and some scrap lace and you're good to go.
The Peplum Top Refashion is the trendy tutorial that you've been after. Learning how to sew a peplum top like this one takes an old shirt and refashions it. Thanks to the upcycling nature of this tutorial, you'll be able to keep a shirt that fits and add an embellishment. Putting in the evening to work on this cute shirt will make you feel like a million bucks when you debut it for the season. Get your sewing machine ready for this DIY shirt design.
Don't throw out your old jeans! They might not fit anymore, but that doesn't mean you can't create something new from them. If you're like me, you've got at least a few pairs that have seen better days. Now it's time to deconstruct with these 27 Ideas for What to Make with Old Jeans. All of these sewing projects are useful and durable so set aside a little time and bring your denim back to life. The great thing about refashioning with denim? Anything is possible.
You've been eyeing that plain tee in your closet for some time in hopes of transforming it. Now with the Plain Jane T-Shirt Refashion your old pieces can undergo a Cinderella-style makeover to become one of the most fashionable articles in your closet. Take off the knit band at the neck and replace it with attention-grabbing lace for a chic, mature, and customized look. Turned from a basic crew neck to a lovely V, you'll adore pulling this piece from your wardrobe and donning it any day of the week.
Cardigans are the ultimate finishing touch for any outfit. This 10 Minute Sweater to Cardigan Transformation will teach you how to turn a sweater into a cardigan, so you can have as many cardigans as you want without breaking the bank. Your unworn or thrift shop sweaters will magically become lightweight, stylish cardigans in just a few simple steps. You can wear your DIY cardigan to work, on a shopping excursion, or even on a date night. Upcycled clothing like this cardigan gives you a brand new wardrobe without spending a dime.
Go through your closet, find some old items, and refashion a shirt. The Great Gathered Cowl V-Neck takes a mod approach to older items. This free shirt sewing pattern includes instructions on how to sew a gathered cowl onto a V-neck. Even if you don't have a ready V-neck shirt available, you can easily learn how to alter a shirt with this feature from the tutorial. Create a top that's unique from your others but still totally tasteful from these easy-to-follow instructions.
A stylish new top is just a few snips away. You can make this Simple Refashioned Tunic reusing any button-down man's shirt your husband no longer wears. Reusing clothing is a great way to update your wardrobe without spending any money. It's easy to make your own clothes when you follow a sewing tutorial like this. If you've been looking for what to do with used clothes, this is a great project to try out. You'll love customizing the look by adding a belt or a brooch. This versatile top is easy to sew and fun to show off.
Top Refashioning and Upcycling