Jersey Mini Sport Skirt DIY from a T-shirt Fashion+Home+Lifestyle Blog. DIY Bleach Tie Dye – HonestlyWTF. Last summer, we were obsessed with shibori indigo tie dying.
No, really . . . we just about dyed anything white in sight. So when Free People asked us to include a DIY in their guest blogger series, we knew a new tie dye project was absolutely in order. And as the weather is beginning to warm up, what better time than now to start experimenting with reverse tie dye using bleach! Black tees and tops: watch out! To make a grid-like pattern, fold the shirt like an accordion and bind it between two pieces of wood or other flat shaped objects. Before you start bleaching, make sure you are wearing gloves and working outdoors or in a well ventilated area. The rusty brown color will slowly fade into a beautiful lighter shade as it begins to set.
DIY Shredding – HonestlyWTF. DIY Ombré Denim – HonestlyWTF. Dip dyed ombré denim has been popping up here and there and not only do we love the look, it’s super easy to do yourself! We’ve combined Tory Burch‘s dip dyed jeans and Miss Unkon‘s ombré 501s as inspiration for a pink infused DIY that could be done in a jiffy. Start by rinsing your shorts with water. A bottle of RIT liquid dye amounts to 1 cup; you’ll dye your shorts with the lightest shade first and darkest shade last. Pour 1/3 of the cup of dye into 2 gallons of hot water and mix. When dyeing dark denim, you will want to use less water for a darker dye.
Ring out the excess dye and add another 1/3 cup of dye to your bucket. DIY Weekly - Leather Collar. DIY Lace Shorts. A few weeks ago, our friend Katie showed up wearing the cutest lace trimmed shorts.
We were impressed to discover that not only did she DIY them, she made them using boxer shorts! We immediately raced to Target for white boxer shorts and the fabric store for a variety of pretty white lace trims. Honestly, this DIY is so simple and perfect for summer! You’ll need:men’s or boy’s white boxer shorts2 yards of lace trima pair of scissorspinsa sewing machine or needle and thread Pin the lace trim along the inside hem of the shorts, starting at the seam of the inner leg. And you’re done! Wear them as is or layered under skirts. (top image from Tumblr, rest of images by Honestly…WTF) DIY Weekly - Cut Out Back Shirt. DIY AW11 Balmain Inspired Mini. Shredded+back_stylehurricane.jpg. Chains + shredded shorts.
First you’ll need to get ready: Jeans cut to desired length, craft knife or Xacto scalpel, Jewellery precision pliers, chains of different width, Eyelet set (Pliers, eyelets) Use the craft blade to slice a section, then scrape down.
Putting a cutting board under the jeans helps. Make some shredded holes further up.; Make a series of eyelet holes near the shredded holes for chains to pass through. Pass chains through eyelets and hook. Repeat few more times and the same for other leg. Beanie, Bag Topshop Jeans, Blouse Zara Vest Korea Shoes H&M. DIY: Shoulder pads with studs and feathers. Again I have to start my post with telling - I'm sick, again.
I had a bunch of big bronze studs and the beautiful coque feather fringe, so I decided to make shoulder pads. I wasn't able to make some photos while wearing those because I look terrible (fever makes people look bad :D). I hope that I'll get some better photos soon, oh and my Rodarte insipired sweater is also ready. TUTORIAL+SHOULDER+PADS.jpg. DIY Multi Colour Bodycon Dress. Studded Trench Coat. There's a reallyyy good chance you've seen the amazing studded trench coats from Burberry's Spring 2011 line.
I think it goes without saying they're pretty awesome: Burberry.com, SS11 Runway Collection Left to right: $7,295$5,795$12,995 Even if I had that pocket change laying around, I don't think I could ever bring myself to drop that much on one jacket. So what do I do? I came across this trench coat-esque jacket a few months ago at TJ Maxx. I have a huge stash of studs by default, but you can find studs all over the internet - my absolute favorite source for studs is Studs-and-Spikes.com ! I used 3 different kinds of silver spike and cone studs; each of them had prongs that are meant to pierce through fabric, and bent in with pliers.
A step-by-step for this project would be extremely redundant, so here's a quick run through of what I did: On each side of the sleeve's seam, I made 2 columns of studs - so 4 columns total - starting at the shoulders. Thoughts? Xo, Kirsten. Carduogan. Fact: My sewing machine is from the Czech Republic so I had to teach myself from scratch using the Czech manual book.
Who knows if I’m doing anything right… What you’ll need: Two identical cardigans in different colours, seam ripper, sewing machine, fabric marking chalk or pencil, dressmaking pins, thread, ruler. Fold the first cardigan backwards into half. Measure an inch away from the fold for seam allowance and mark along the entire length of cardigan. Do the same with other cardigan. Cut along marked line Using a seam ripper, remove tags that might get in the way of sewing. Sew a zigzag stitch, and leave seam allowance fabric uncut in case of fray. Victim cardigans – Uniqlo, Striped dress as top – Topshop, Pants – Gmarket, Necklace – NastyGal, Nail Polish – Castle Dew ‘Tint Mint matte’ (Korean) DIY White Lace Cami Top Tutorial. DIY Weekly - Celine Inspired Blazer guest post at Chic Steals.
DIY Shibori – HonestlyWTF. Today marks HonestlyWTF’s four year anniversary.
Four years! To celebrate, we’re revisiting the very first tutorial we ever featured on the site: shibori tie dye. Lauren and I first discovered shibori after discovering an old photo on the web. The idea of recreating an ancient Japanese dyeing technique inspired us to spend an entire weekend experimenting with our favorite deep blue, indigo. After dyeing just about every white article of clothing in sight, our blue stained fingers excitedly uploaded the tutorial – we couldn’t wait to share it with our 30 readers.