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9 Ways To Transform Old T-Shirts
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.
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.
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.
You can easily transform your plain bathing suit into one that will catch everyone's attention. Check out these Simple and Stylish Swimsuit Patterns to see how you can give your bathing suits a makeover. Refashioning clothes is an easy way to update your wardrobe without spending a lot of money. These DIY swimsuits are perfect for anyone who is looking for swimwear that will really make a splash. You'll love how easy it is to give your old swimsuits a new look. The only thing you'll have to decide is which pattern you're going to try first.
This ingenious project turns a man's button down shirt into a fun skirt. Try this free sewing pattern and turn your trash into trendy treasure.
Easy dresses to make don't always have to be typical, just take the Totally Trendy Tee Shirt Dress. Find out how to turn an over-sized tee into a cute and cutting edge frock to rock when you need something comfy but cute. This project is budget friendly because you don't need any extra material to create this DIY tee shirt dress. Simply break out your serger and go to work transforming a typical top into a favorite dress.
Don't give up on your favorite pair of pants or best-loved cardigan when you find a tear or can't fasten a button. All you need to fix the problem is a little Clothing Repair 101. Learn how to repair a zipper, make clothing alterations, and do a little refashioning clothes magic to make your problem disappear.
Nothing is scarier than cutting into an old favorite piece of clothing, but it's easy to upcycle t-shirts or other tops when the results yield this Sew Retro Lace Shirt. Do-it-yourself shirts never looked so daringly Edwardian. Thanks to this simple shirt pattern embellishment, you can transform your old white button up to reflect the romance from a century ago. All it takes is a dowdy top, some lace, and of course, your needle and thread to create this masterpiece.
There are three reasons to make the Little Man Diaper Clutch. First, this DIY diaper bag is adorable and incredibly easy. Second, it's cheap - all you need is an old suit jacket that was destined for the trash heap. And finally, it's multi-purpose. Just one of these takes no time at all to sew, so you can whip one up for your little one's diapers-to-go and another for makeup or travel razors. Just pack it all away into this convenient little clutch and never worry about running out of fresh diapers again.
Take a plain tee from drab to fab with just one piece of fabric. This Sewn with Love Appliqued Tee only requires one piece of fabric in any color or pattern of your choice. Follow along with this tutorial to learn how to make a simple appliqued heart that can be sewn onto any old t-shirt that needs a makeover. Refashioning clothes is a great way to update your wardrobe on a budget. You can sew this simple t-shirt redo in only 10 minutes, so there's nothing standing between you and a shirt you'll love.
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