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J.Crew lace stripe tissue tee. To read my 3 reasons to start sewing, read here. i'm a part the knock-off series over at kojodesigns for this tutorial for today. inspiration: J.Crew lace stripe tissue tee $58 in my closet I found this shirt from my last DIY you'll need: matching thread, 1.5-2 yards of lace(jo ann's), pins or liquid stitch 1. lay the lace on the shirt to know the width and cut the lace in four pieces.

J.Crew lace stripe tissue tee

White on White Shirt Tutorial. December 14, 2010 9:28 am From the beginning I’ve been a fan of tone on tone clothing. And my color preference is white. Here’s a little tutorial using some scrap fabrics in different tones or textures. You could do this with any shade of shirt and coordinating strips. First figure out what fabrics you want to use and cut them into carying length strips. Rainbow Shirt. DIY Video: A Stop Motion video showing how to re-do a sweatshirt.

It’s finished!

DIY Video: A Stop Motion video showing how to re-do a sweatshirt

As chosen by you, I conducted The Bow DIY. It was a lot of fun and very simple to do. Please check out the verbal instructions below, the corresponding gallery, and video! I would like to thank everyone for participating in the DIY vote last week and to stay tuned more DIYs from this book! Second Hand News « DI$COUNT. March 29th, 2010 Ok so it certainly ain’t brain surgery.

Second Hand News « DI$COUNT

It’s just a shitload of safety pins, a needle and thread and a really old t-shirt. But hey, ‘simple yet effective’ is a design principle that will never die. It follows on from the drainer bracelets rather appropriately as ‘annoying’ design because it’s pretty damn monotonous to make, but the outcome is kinda worthwhile. Continuing on our ‘making without machine’ path (yippeeee), we are exploiting the hands on technique, and are forced to be fucking resourceful. Spring Sewing ~ Spring Ruffle Top Tutorial. From Rae: This spring top is perfect for layering under cardigans in cool spring weather and can be worn right into summer!

Spring Sewing ~ Spring Ruffle Top Tutorial

Choose two contrasting fabrics for extra pizzazz. The instructions here can be tailored to any size. Side view with pockets. Step 1: Take your chest and hip measurements. Measure around your chest, with the measuring tape under your armpits and above your bustline (this is NOT the fullest part of your chest). Example: My chest measurement is just over 35 inches. Here is the formula for you to use: ____ + 1” = _____ / 2 = _____ + 1” = ________ inches. Short sleeve with belt. Featured: Wrap Top by NY&Company This wrap top draft by NY&Company is a flattering style for all shapes and sizes.

short sleeve with belt

A deep V-neck combined with a fluid fabric is forgiving to all body types. You will need: approx. 2 ¼ yds. [2m] of fashion fabric, 45” [115 cm] wideapprox. ½ yd. [0.5 m] fusible interfacingcoordinating threadkraft paper Bust – measure around fullest part of chest, just below the arms. Waist – measure narrowest part of torso, just above navel. Shoulder – measure from neck to ball joint of arm. Back waist length – measure vertically from nape of neck to waist.

DIY Bleach Tie Dye – HonestlyWTF. Last summer, we were obsessed with shibori indigo tie dying.

DIY Bleach Tie Dye – HonestlyWTF

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: Mink Pink Beaded Shirt. Mink Pink top, Levi's shorts, Guess vest, Leather-canvas tote, DV sandals Say hello to one of my favorite tees!

DIY: Mink Pink Beaded Shirt

I love this Mink Pink top so much that I made a "DIY" crop top in the color white.Supplies you will need: Wooden Beads, T-shirt, Scissors, Needle or Toothpick. Ruffled neckline blouse. With the current fashion flashback to the 1960′s, try a ruffled shoulder peasant-style blouse.

ruffled neckline blouse

A great piece for casual daywear with any skirt, or an evening out because this kind of soft blouse is flattering for most figure types. And the best thing is, no pattern is required. You will need: approximately 1-1⁄2 yards (1.37 m) of fashion fabric that is at least 41 inches (104 cm) wide.