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Canalis Shirt Tutorial. Lately I've been on a kid shirt redo kick so I decided to take a break from that and make something for me...finally, something for this Mama... and, yes, it's another tshirt refashion. It reminds me of tube corals on a shirt... and that is why I named it Canalis which is Latin for "tube". You will need two of the same color shirt; one shirt needs to be one size larger than what you normally wear. Take the other shirt, fold in half - hot dog style and fold in half - hot dog style, again. You will end up with lots of tshirt loops...cut your loops in half at the seams...you want to take off the seams and then pull each strip till it curls up...do this to each one.

Now take the larger shirt and cut right at the seams...from the bottom of the shirt all the way to the end of the sleeves. Like this...but if it does, just stop, put your needle up, release the foot and gently tug and snip off the thread until the shirt is free again And you're done. Sweater Upcycle. This cardigan has been hanging neglected and unloved in my closet for the past nine months.

Sweater Upcycle

Refashion. Blog: Refashion Archives. Wardrobe Refashion. OutsaPop Trashion recycled style DIY fashion eco sustainable refashion blog. Lined Paper Tee by Maybe Matilda. I’m pretty dang excited to be guest posting on U Create, of all places, with an easy and fun project for you.

Lined Paper Tee by Maybe Matilda

DIY Steampunk Fashion: Costume and Accessory Tutorials and Patterns. Steampunk is a visual style based largely on the Victorian era.

DIY Steampunk Fashion: Costume and Accessory Tutorials and Patterns

It takes a specualtive look at what might be if the past was set in the future. The term was coined in the 1980s, created to define a genre of novels and a small subculture growing around the idea. For example, one common theme in Steampunk is the development of steam (rather than electicity) as our primary form of power. Other steampunk ideas include questions such as what would the computer look like if it were invented a century earlier? Steampunk Fashion Steampunk fashion draws largely in Victorian styles and asthetics. As steampunk grows in popularity, more and more wonderful free patterns and tutorials are popping up all around the internet. Little Red Infinity Dress Tutorial.

February 14, 2011.

Little Red Infinity Dress Tutorial

How to Recycle Fabric Scraps...into Restyled Shoes! April 10th, 2009 Email 40 users recommend What a simple, fun way to give new life to old shoes—fabric decoupage!

How to Recycle Fabric Scraps...into Restyled Shoes!

Katin Imes Sometimes, you can get a great project out of things you have around the house. Diane Gilleland With a little Fabric Mod Podge, you can seal those scraps to the shoes. Photo: Katin Imes After a recent fabric project, I was left with a pile of tiny scraps—all triangular but much too small to use in any kind of sewing. What you'll need: Canvas shoesLow-tack painter's tapeFabric Mod Podge (see link below)Fabric scrapsPaintbrush, 1 inch or smallerSmall dish You can use any canvas shoe for this project—tennis shoes, espadrilles, ballet flats, etc. Protect your work surface with some paper. Now to decoupage the fabric scraps onto the shoe. OutsaPop Trashion recycled style DIY fashion eco sustainable refashion blog. Eye on Fashion: Cage elasticated corset DIY. I've just finished this colored corset.

Eye on Fashion: Cage elasticated corset DIY

I've made this with several meters of colored elastics bands. The thing that i like about this corset is that when you handle it it looks unstructured because the bands are sewed together only in a couple of places but when worn the bands stretch and go in place and the corset looks made of a single piece. Eye on Fashion: Like a walking museum: wear paintings! This is so good and different!

Eye on Fashion: Like a walking museum: wear paintings!

This girl wears a silk skirt with a painting printed on it! Ohje teepparin reikäkoristeluun/ How to shred a t-shirt. Search. Friday Favorites–T-Shirt Refashion and Recycling « T-shirts are like the flour of fashion.

Friday Favorites–T-Shirt Refashion and Recycling «

They aren’t good for much all by themselves but they’re the foundation of a lot of things that couldn’t exist without them. Once in a while, I look into my closet, wonder how I ended up with so many t-shirts and go shopping for something new. But I always come back to them, and occasionally try to figure out how I can make them better with crayons, paint, bleach or scissors. And I’m not the only one out there. Turn a T-Shirt into a Halter Top. Always Chrysti - Always Chrysti - 100+ Ways to reuse your old sweaters! The (probably-somewhat-boring) Backstory: My Friends, I have been posessed.

Always Chrysti - Always Chrysti - 100+ Ways to reuse your old sweaters!

How to Make Macrame Jewelry Tutorials. Macrame is thought to have originated with Arab weavers about 700 years ago.

How to Make Macrame Jewelry Tutorials

"The Spanish word macramé is derived from the Arabic migramah (مقرمة), believed to mean "striped towel", "ornamental fringe" or "embroidered veil. " This makes sense as the weavers decoratively knotted the excess threads at the edges of their hand-loomed work. The art form is still practiced today although I dare say many of us relate it to hippie jewelry! Macro-macrame might be easier for beginners but the real "jewels" are the micro-macrame jewelry designs using much finer cord. There are many variations of macrame including nautical, Celtic and Chinese knotting which also lend themselves very well to jewelry making. There are tons of hemp and macrame jewelry tutorials online. Convertible/Infinity Dress. DIY Shredding. DIY Bleach Tie Dye. 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. Your reverse bleach tie dye shirt is ready to wear! (top image from here, rest of images by HonestlyWTF) DIY Shibori. 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.

Rostitchery: convertible/infinity dress. (this post was originally published on 29 june, 2006, with the title "one seam convertible dress".)