How to add elbow patches to a sweater! Elbow patches are one of my favorite trends this season!
Last month, I shared how to hand print hearts on your jeans and we recieved many requests for a patch tutorial! I asked Amanda to show you how she would do it in this next feature.... Enjoy! Supplies needed: cardigan, fabric (this is a great way to use scraps!) , fabric marker/crayon, 1 sheet of card stock, scissors, pins, embroidery thread and embroidery needle. 1. 3. 6. Thanks so much, Amanda! Happy Monday, everyone.... xo. Guitar Shaped Bag. How To Make Owl Stuffies. 10 Awesomely Altered T-Shirts. By ashleyhackshaw | Do you have a bunch of t-shirts lying around that you just aren’t into anymore?
Don’t throw them out…..alter them into something amazing! I’ve rounded up 10 cute t-shirt tutorials that will make your friends ask “Where’d you get that adorable top?!” It will be fun to say “Oh this old thing? I made it.” (more after jump) nggallery id=’125698′ Scrappy Tee Make a trendy scrappy striped tee. Padded bras for toddlers… and 16 more trends that need to disappear NOW25 pretty hairstyles you can do in under 10 minutes10 creative ways to repurpose old furniture15 inspiring ideas for a striking entryway25 ways to create your own outdoor movie theater About ashleyhackshaw ashleyhackshaw Ashley Hackshaw is the editor, designer, and DIYer behind the wildly popular Lil Blue Boo. Refashion Tutorial - Long Sleeves to Bow Sleeve T-shirt. If you've ever checked out my blog you'll know I love to change things up, my Hand-Me-Down Horror series has been all about buying yucky or just plain boring clothes and making them into something I'd be proud to wear.
Hack off those sleeves, raise that hemline and bob's your uncle a cute custom piece, for pittence. This project is no different except I'm using a top that fits me and nothing goes to waste in this tutorial. So without further ado get your sewing needles and thread out and sharpen up those scissors! Before, a plain long sleeve Tee from Old Navy, that cost me a wopping $2.60 1. 2. This is what you'll end up with, don't throw anything out, nothing goes to waste on this project.
Next you'll be making the bows, out of the sleeves (I know, genius right!) 3. Whole sleeve pinched together 4. 5. 6. 7. Make This Look. Braided Headband Tutorial. It's chilly outside here today and I'm loving it!
I enjoyed every minute of reaching into the closet and pulling out soft cozy blankets, snuggling up on the couch with my blanket and laptop to check my e-mail this morning... Don't get me wrong, I'm not a fan of temps below 40 degrees, but a high of 65, I'll take it! Anyway.... on with the tutorial. Here is what we are making today! What you need- Thick hair tie Six 1" strips of fabric Bulldog clip or safety pin Sewing machine (or needle and thread) Fabric tac I ripped my fabric strips so they were a bit frayed on the edges, personal choice. Tack each end of the braid just enough that it doesn't come undone . Then tack both braids together on each end, be careful not to twist the braids.
Cut your hair tie so it's one strip of elastic. Sandwich your elastic ends between the ends of your braids on each end, again, careful not to twist the braids. Sew over the elastic so that it's secure. Your done!