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9 Ways To Transform Old T-Shirts
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.
Go retro using what's in the linen closet with a pillowcase dress pattern for a Sweet and Simple Pillowcase Dress. Make your own clothes using your favorite color or pattern from a pillowcase to save money and show off your thrifty designer style. It's a great way to clean out the clutter in your closet and put your old pillowcases to good use. Vintage patterns are very trendy right now, so this pillowcase dress pattern couldn't be more in style.
Turn a pretty pillowcase into a pleated dress for your daughter using this free, easy sewing pattern. The finished dress is comfy and roomy with an oversize bow on the front. Sew a pillowcase dress from this step-by-step tutorial that you can give to your daughter, grandchild, or as a gift to a family friend.
Transform an old men's dress shirt into a collared apron in this apron sewing tutorial. The Men's Shirt Apron is a wardrobe refashioning project that will look good on men or women. It's a great upcyling sewing project that's easy to make.
Learn How to Make Slippers From Jeans with this helpful tutorial. Once you learn how to make homemade slippers, make them for family and friends. They make great gifts too! Everyone loves slippers, so this project is a perfect gift for close friends and distant cousins alike. Embellish the slippers with a perfect pink bow and you will have a completed denim project that is cozy and cute. Never throw away old jeans. Instead, upcycle them into awesome slippers.
The designer of this project calls it the "easiest skirt to make in the entire world". We like the sound of that! In just 20 minutes you can transform an over-sized shirt into a wearable skirt. Design and make your own clothes with this easy idea.
Giving your daughter a new top to wear can be as simple as refashioning a plain tee. Sew your daughter this Sweet and Simple Bow Top using any plain t-shirt. This tutorial will show you a budget-friendly way to sew your own clothes so you can update your child's wardrobe without spending a lot of money. This DIY t-shirt is the thrifty way to give your daughter a sweet and stylish new look. This project is so easy to make, you might want to try refashioning a few different tees.
Jazz up your plain blazer in a few easy steps. With just a few materials you can sew this 15 Minute Lacy Blazer to easily add some flair to a formerly-ordinary jacket. Sewing your own clothes can be a fun and rewarding experience. A DIY blazer is the perfect way to update your wardrobe without spending a lot of money. You'll love showing off this stylish blazer in casual and formal environments. There's no need to spend big bucks on a designer product when you can sew a fashionable blazer all on your own.
Give your plain and boring T-shirt a makeover in just a few easy steps. This Flirty Flower Embellished Tee is the perfect way to give your wardrobe a makeover for virtually no cost. Check out the tutorial to learn how to make a DIY T-shirt you are sure to love. All you'll need for this easy sewing project is a plain T-shirt and some fabric in any color of your choice for the flowers. Follow along with the simple sewing instructions to learn how to make fabric flowers to embellish the neckline of your plain tee.
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.
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