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How to add elbow patches to a sweater! Elbow patches are one of my favorite trends this season!

how to add elbow patches to a sweater!

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! Guitar Shaped Bag. How To Make Owl Stuffies. 10 Awesomely Altered T-Shirts | The New Home Ec. By ashleyhackshaw | Do you have a bunch of t-shirts lying around that you just aren’t into anymore?

10 Awesomely Altered T-Shirts | The New Home Ec

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?!” 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.

Refashion Tutorial - Long Sleeves to Bow Sleeve T-shirt

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. Make This Look. Braided Headband Tutorial. It's chilly outside here today and I'm loving it!

Braided Headband Tutorial

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.