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9 Ways To Transform Old T-Shirts
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.
It's easy to give an old hoodie a brand new look. You can check out this DIY Basketweave Hoodie Tutorial to learn how. Sewing your own clothes is a great way to save money without neglecting style. By refashioning clothes you already have, you'll update your wardrobe without having to buy new materials. Because you'll reuse clothes when you make this hoodie, the project is friendly for the environment. If you're ready to give an old jacket a fresh face, check out this DIY sewing project to see how it's done.
Learn how to sew an easy dress from an XL man's sweater with this dress pattern tutorial. In addition to being budget-friendly and thrifty, the Surprisingly Simple Sweater Dress is also extremely comfortable. Loose where you need it to be and made with a heavy knit of your choice, you'll feel like you're wearing a hug all day rather than a DIY dress. Save big bucks by sewing a dress in three easy steps that will become a go-to article for chilly days.
The fun of making your own clothes is that it can lead to the birth of the scarf tee and other fun vintage patterns and creations.
Looking for what to make with old jeans? Re-purpose your old jeans with jean refashioning projects! Learn how to make a jean apron by following this tutorial. It's a cute a durable apron for all of your crafting or cooking experiments.
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.
Review the mess in your home. You've got a ton of paper bags and a ton of t-shirts. This would-be clutter can now be eliminated with the Reusable T-Shirt Bag. Easy bags to make can be both affordable and space-saving, especially with this tutorial. These instructions on how to make a shoulder bag out of a thrifted t-shirt can lead to zero wasted space on paper and plastic bags all over your home. Getting eco-friendlier in less than an hour will save you a ton of room.
Don't pay $200 for a cute tank top, especially when you can make a similar version yourself! Since you're so handy with the sewing machine, why not design and make your own clothes? The Kate Spade Tank Knockoff gives you a new idea to try.
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.
Add a ruffly bottom to this jacket for a truly unique garment no one else will have. To stand out, make the Ruffled Jacket Refashion. You can make it with material you already have.
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