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9 Ways To Transform Old T-Shirts
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.
Take a trip back in time with this Refashioned 1960s Mod Dress. All you need to get a completely authentic '60s vintage look is an old pair of polyester pants and a big old T-shirt. This is absolutely one of the most fun free dress patterns that you'll find. It has such a great color block design, and the tutorial is incredibly easy to follow. Get out those platform boots and some big hoop earrings to complete the 1960s look!
If you've never thought to make a baby bib from denim, explore this idea. The Fast Easy Baby Bib is made from old jeans. You probably already have everything you need to make this cute and simple sewing project.
Refashion a shirt to spice up your wardrobe a little bit. This Sew Cute T-Shirt Flower Makeover is the perfect opportunity to transform an old shirt from glum to glam. In addition to redesigning an old piece of clothing, you'll also learn how to make fabric flowers from this sewing tutorial. This easy project yields a beautiful floral neckline that is both flattering and feminine. This is a no brainer as far as sewing projects go because it's easy and fast.
Boys grow quickly, but that doesn't mean their wardrobes have to grow at the same rate. You can make Clean Cut-Off Shorts for Boys using a pair of pants they already have. Grab a pair of jeans your son has outgrown and see how easy it can be to turn those pants into good-as-new shorts. Cutting off jeans might seem challenging at first, but easy patterns like this show you how to give those DIY cut-off shorts a professional finish. Check out the photos to see how to make cut-off shorts that your son will love.
If you've reached your limit of rummaging through your purse, it's time to try The Thriftiest Purse Organizer. Face it, what with your fast-paced lifestyle those alcohol swabs, chap-stick, and gum are never going to hold still in your purse. Learn how to sew a clutch that functions as a purse organizer and reduce that stress. The best part about this tutorial is that it teaches you how to create a purse insert from a mere hot pad and some plastic baggies. The price is right, as is the peace of mind you'll achieve after sewing this bag.
Kids grow quickly, and you want to make their clothes last. You can get a second life out of your daughter's jeans by making Ruffly Upcycled Denim Shorts. Grab a pair of jeans your daughter has outgrown and follow along with this tutorial to learn how to make cutoff shorts finished with a ruffled cuff. You'll love how easy it is to give your kids' clothes some extra wear and save some money. If you've ever wanted to learn how to refashion clothes, this tutorial is the place to start. You can apply this technique to future sewing projects too.
The DIY Side Gathered Shirt from Men's Shirt tutorial will show you how to take a too-big men's t-shirt and refashion it to fit you perfectly, complete with a cute little side shirred section. All you need for this tutorial is a soft t-shirt that is one or two sizes too big and a sewing machine. There are shirring hints in case you need some help. Instantly transform that baggy tee into an instant hit that will be the envy of all your friends.
Are you a fan of the popular television show Glee? Make the Emma Pillsbury T-Shirt Refashion and get the character's classic style. Wardrobe refashioning is a thrifty way to recycle and make new clothes.
Give an adorable, vintage touch to your bolero with this easy sewing project. Lace can add a new vintage flair!
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