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Upcycle T-Shirts: 10 Projects to Make for Kids
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.
Purchase an inexpensive cotton dress from your local store and turn it into your favorite summer skirt. The 10 Minute Tube Top Dress to Skirt Refashion will show you that wardrobe refashion projects are simple and thrifty.
Towel crafts are both fun and useful. Of course we all have older towels laying around that we no longer use. Instead of tossing them, recycle them! In this collection you'll find tons of options to make projects with both new and old towels.
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.
Instead of tossing out those old tee shirts, work them into a 2 Tee Tie-Back Dress for your girl. This tutorial delivers an easy-to-make dress that not only upcycles your outgrown clothes, but gives you a versatile piece for every season. Sew an easy dress that retains the design of an upcscale, store-bought article but that can still be machine washed. Because this thrifty tee shirt dress is made from old clothing, it makes the perfect play dress.
If you're looking for baby Halloween costume ideas, look no further. This 2-in-1 Superhero Cape Blanket is the easiest, cutest, and most useful DIY Halloween costume ever. This simple, quick sewing project not only gives you a cape for your little superhero to wear trick-or-treating, but it also doubles as a fleece blanket to keep him or her warm in the car seat. You can customize this adorable cape by creating your own superhero logo for your little one. He might not be ready to save the world yet, but he will sure look the part.
Fabric flowers are fun to make and can be used in many different ways. If you're new to making fabric flowers, just check out any of these projects. You'll learn how to make fabric flowers in no time.
Create an easy gift for your child with the 20 Minute Reversible Apron. This apron sewing pattern is a quick and easy project that your kids will love to wear. When your kids receive their adorable reversible aprons, they will be so eager to find opportunities to use them. It's a win-win situation because your kids will want to wear their adorable aprons, and you won't have to worry about ruined clothes. Keep your kids' clothing protected and inspire their creativity when you give them fun reversible aprons.
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.
When you have scraps of fabric leftover from other projects, don't throw them away! Instead, collect your scraps and make something brand new from them. For sewers, this is a great opportunity to get really creative with your leftovers.