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Repurpose: Tanks, Skirts & T-Shirts. The heat is on in Chicago this year!

Repurpose: Tanks, Skirts & T-Shirts

And yes, I have summer clothes. But not enough of them (!) And... I kinda, sorta, hate most of what I have. So I've been thinking of ways to chop up old skirts, stained tank tops, too-big-for me shorts. In this version, the tank is joined to an old curtain to create a cute new dress! 10 Sweet Refashioned Dresses. Home » Fashion, Headline, Roundup-Ideas, Wearable Crafts 16 January 2014 12,900 views 4 Comments by Becky Striepe Could your wardrobe use a little bit of oomph?

10 Sweet Refashioned Dresses

Shopping for new dresses can get expensive, and thrift store finds often need some love to look current and stylish. Clothing Refashion How-To's. Refashioned Clothing. 5 Sexy Ways To Upcycle Old Clothing. Upcycled designs often emphasize radical do-it-yourself transformations, but some of the most simple ideas can have dramatic impacts.

5 Sexy Ways To Upcycle Old Clothing

These clothing conversions illustrate the ease with which people can upcycle ordinary objects and make them extraordinary, turning formless junk shirts clothes into elegant tops, bottoms and sexy dresses. 20-Minute Spring Sweater Redo. 20 Easy Tricks For Improving Vintage Clothes. Messenger Bag From Cargo Pants. Want to make one of these?

Messenger Bag From Cargo Pants

From a pair of these? Here's the tutorial! Materials: 1 pair cargo pants (from the going to Goodwill pile of course) 1/2 yard lining material bias tape (store bought or make your own) Make A Purse From A Bra. Sweatshirt To Crazy Quilt Jacket. T-Shirt Dress & Sweatshirt Jacket. GC Home | Register | Shop | Learn | Business | Around Town | Info Julie Wegelin, Julie Wegelin's Sewing Cellar (Originally published in The Sewing Gazette Newsletter, published by Julie Wegelin's Sewing Cellar) This project is a super fast T-shirt dress and jacket which can be made on a regular machine or serger.

T-Shirt Dress & Sweatshirt Jacket

Materials 2-2/3 yard flannel 1 long sleeved T-shirt, or mock turtleneck 1 Pull over sweatshirt clear plastic elastic thread Skirt1. 2. 3. Jacket 1. 2. 3. Dress From Sweatshirts. Circle Skirt From An Old Sheet ∙ Version by Sian Ashleigh on Cut Out. Slips + Teddy Bears + Curtains = Fur Halter Top & Skirt. Hey.

Slips + Teddy Bears + Curtains = Fur Halter Top & Skirt

I decided to challange myself with this one by using stuffed animals for the main part of my outfit. I bought THREE large stuffed animals. Anthropologie Western Shirt Refashion Tutorial. August 26, 2009 7:49 pm. 10 Runway-Inspired DIYs That Cost Way Less Than The Real Thing. J. Crew Ribbon Neckline Refashion Tutorial. October 25, 2009 7:56 am J. Button-Up Bow Shirt. Socks To Fingerless Gloves. 10 Ways To Turn A Scarf Into A Vest. When we stumbled across this gorgeous DVF scarf vest on Shopbop the other day, we were intimidated by the $295 price tag but super inspired by the design.

10 Ways To Turn A Scarf Into A Vest

Not only do we have a surplus of colorfully patterned scarves, but vests happen to be one of the best ways to transition summer clothes into early autumn. So, instead of creating one way to turn a scarf into a vest, we created 10! Half of these how-tos involve a sewing machine or needle and thread, and the other half are created with a few clever knots. Here we go! 1. The contrast of a highly structured belt and flowing jersey knit makes for a gorgeous little piece. The first thing to do is cut off the buckle or d-ring at the end of your belt and sew off the end. 2. We promise, you will use this one more than you think. It works for just about any long scarf. 3. The steps for this are in the title!

Take two summery silk scarves. 4. DIY Adorable Ruffled Baby Onesie. At my sister-in-law’s baby shower, the hosts set up a cute little section to create personalized onesies for our newest member of the family {due in WEEKS!}

DIY Adorable Ruffled Baby Onesie

…but I didn’t get a chance to make one and as the party was winding down I realized there were only two onesies left! I grabbed one intending on doing it there but alas, didn’t get a chance. After a week of thinking about how to decorate this cute little tiny little little tiny, I thought wait{!} , I can actually do whatever I want! So I basically used my petal sandal and petal sleeve ideas and baby-ized them …and it’s now clear that if I’m not careful, I will “petal” everything I own. What You’ll Need… * Make sure you wash all of your fabrics first.

How To Make Harem Pants From Trousers. May 11th, 2011 Email no recommendations Here is another easy way to make harem pants out of existing trousers.

How To Make Harem Pants From Trousers

I already had these workout pants in my wardrobe. All I did was make a fold to decrease the volume at the hem on the outer leg side of the trousers. Men's Button-Up Refashion... Into Ladies Tank! A few years ago, when the hubby and I lived in Florida (this was pre-kids, so make that 5-ish years...)

Men's Button-Up Refashion... Into Ladies Tank!

I bought him a button-up shirt for his work. The deal was that he had to wear blue or white button-ups, so I thought, "Why not both at the same time? " And I got him this:Apparently when he wore it to work, his boss told him he looked like a picnic basket, aaand the shirt was retired to the closet. 8 Second Skirt With A Bow DIY. Would you like to know how you can make a skirt in 8 seconds? From this? Just follow the picture instructions: in summary: and there you have an 8 second skirt! You can also pull out the bottom part of the bow all the way out to make a bigger bow. From Old Sweater To Girl's Dress. I have this sweater for over 10 years. I like the color, but it's really too short. Some scissors cuts following, more or less, this tutorial make it & love it and my little girl has a new dress. Tengo este suéter por más de 10 años. Me gusta el color, pero en realidad es muy corto. Algunos cortes siguiendo, más o menos, este tutorial make it & love it y mi chiquita tiene un vestido nuevo.

Upcycled Shirts To Baby Bibs. When my son was born, I had the biggest distaste for baby bibs. Recycling Clothing Using Your Sewing Skills. 1787 Neil Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43210-1295 Barbara H. Drake If you have sewing skills and have the use of a sewing machine, you can turn little- or never-used textile items into usable additions to your family's wardrobe or home. Some basic sewing skills are needed for repairing, changing or customizing a garment. 10 Ways To Hack Your Heels.

14 Things To Do With A Pair Of Flip Flops. Home » Accessories, Fashion, Headline, Wearable Crafts 27 May 2013 255,830 views 8 Comments. New Show - MADE Everyday, With Dana. DIY Clothes.