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Repurpose: Tanks, Skirts & T-Shirts

Repurpose: Tanks, Skirts & T-Shirts
The heat is on in Chicago this year! 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! Hot pink skirt becomes ... a hot dress! A variation on the TripOverJoy dress pictured above: An old T-shirt is joined to a knit-fabric skirt to create an awesome dress... tutorial care of PoldaPop Designs Dull t-shirt becomes a much less dull top ... Simple brown t-shirt gets some shape and a little orange pop care of Amie Almostly annoyingly simple... so effective. Your tired old tank and his (your?) Baggy old t-shirt turns into ... this! Amazingly creative refashion! An old grey skirt gets a sassy, halter makeover... This cute skirt was created from an old pair of pants This skirt, from an old t-shirt Men's clothing is always fair game in the world of refasioning!

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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? Shopping for new dresses can get expensive, and thrift store finds often need some love to look current and stylish. 14 Things To Do With A Pair Of Flip Flops Home » Accessories, Fashion, Headline, Wearable Crafts 27 May 2013 255,830 views 8 Comments by rhonda We recently celebrated Flip Flop Week here at DSC and shared a whole bunch of awesome ways you can redo and personalize your own inexpensive summer footwear. To make sure you didn't miss any of our great ideas, and to share a few new ones we've found in the meantime, we put together a roundup of 14 things you can do with a pair of flip flops. Which design is your favorite?

A Novice Sewer's Guide What I love most about this blog is that I'm given the opportunity to share my passion for sewing with others, the sheer excitement of making something all on your own. I love communicating with you guys through email (even though it takes me forever to respond sometimes, I'm sorry!). I'm often surprised that I hear from so many people that have never even sewn before! I guess I just assume that since my primary focus is sewing, that most all of my readers are sewers too.

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. 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. Mari Santos does more than just recycle small-scale clothing extras into new, well-fitting and sufficiently stylish upcycled outfits – she shows how much potential exists in upcycling extremely plain everyday objects, things we would normally trash without a second look. A baggy t-shirt is one of the most ubiquitous items of excess clothing you can find in almost any closet. These ill-fitting and over-sized extras have a lot more potential than most people realize – from make-your-own dresses to two-piece tops and much more.

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. I already had these workout pants in my wardrobe. DIY Macrame Bracelet Growing up by the beach in Southern California, the ability to knot a macrame bracelet was practically a right of passage. Although those days are long behind us, we’ve never forgotten the ever-so-simple square knot technique. This time, however, we’re replacing hemp and wooden beads for more updated elements like colorful nylon cord and glossy metal charms.

20-Minute Spring Sweater Redo <div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered wpgb_shadowed"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><img class="enable-pib-img-under" src=" alt="WP Greet Box icon" data-recalc-dims="1"/></div>Thanks for coming by! I try to feature a new creative tutorial every day -- and I'd love to have you follow along: <a href=" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to my email updates</strong></a> or <a href=" rel="nofollow">come follow along on Facebook</a>.<div style="clear:both"></div></div></div> I had some leftover supplies from a few projects and decided to redo one of my Spring sweaters.

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!} …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! 25 Free Beginner Knitting Patterns Take a second and think back to when you first started knitting. Were you intimidated by difficult techniques? Was it hard to find patterns at your skill level? Did you want a list of beginner knitting patterns? Preferably free beginner knitting patterns?

Messenger Bag From Cargo Pants Want to make one of these? From a pair of these? Here's the tutorial! Materials: 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. More advanced skills are needed to remodel a garment or re-cut it for use by another family member.

DIY Crochet Rug With Yarn & Old T-Shirts This Crochet rugs are made by Olga at All you need is yarn, old T-shirts & crochet hook. Now the images will guide you trough the process. And that is it simple but really nice! Anthropologie Western Shirt Refashion Tutorial August 26, 2009 7:49 pm I love all these tops from Anthropologie. I also love that Western boots are coming back in! Anyhow, I wouldn’t want to spend a lot of money on one of theses shirts because it’s a trendier item, so I decided to do a refashion and a tutorial for it! Slips + Teddy Bears + Curtains = Fur Halter Top & Skirt Hey. 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 a old frilly curtain