In the ’90s, I was hardcore into the vintage look, but I stopped wearing it 10 years ago when it started to feel too costumey. Now that it’s spring, it felt like the right time to revisit this theme with Simplicity 8593. The Pattern Simplicity 8593 is a simple to make poncho blouse that fastens at…
Remake an old dress into a trendy cut out choker top with Simplicity 8425. This easy to sew pattern includes guidelines for petite sizing.
Learn how to refashion a scarf and shirt into a stylish tunic with Simplicity 1461. Make sure to measure twice and cut once if you hack the pattern.
Transform an old maxi skirt into a flouncy t-shirt with this quick and easy sewing tutorial. A fluttery, flounce collar adds a feminine flair to a soft t-shirt.
Make a simple, woven t-shirt from a thrift store dress with Grainline Studio’s Scout Tee pattern. This t-shirt has cap sleeves, a scoop neck, and A-line silhouette.
My attempt at making a classic shirt dress from a bed sheet became a Halloween 50’s waitress costume instead. This is a “make lemonade out of lemons” project.
Upcycle old curtains into a pair of wide leg trousers with Colette’s Juniper pattern. These trousers are fitted through the hips and falls into a wide hem.
If you don’t mind digging though enormous bins in a cold warehouse, you can find dirt cheap bargains at Goodwill Outlet for only $1.79 a pound.
This skirt to ruffle top refashion is dedicated to my mother who taught me to love beautiful things, especially flowers. Mom gave this project a big thumbs up.
Remake a scarf and denim skirt into a boho swing tank top. This step by step tutorial will show you how to sew this project in less than 2 hours.
Learn how to recycle an old sweater into warm leggings in an afternoon.
Turn 2 sweaters into a dress you’ll love to wear. This surprisingly simple sweater dress will keep you warm and comfy all winter.
Don’t fall into the trend trap. Here are 4 reasons why you should develop your own personal sense of style instead of playing fashion victim.
Make an Anthropologie inspired bomber jacket from a fugly prom dress. This tutorial also features a Japanese crest as an applique embellishment.
This step by step tutorial shows you how to refashion a thrifted maxi dress into a hip pair of jogger pants and matching crop top.
The beautiful embroidery and $5 price tag enticed me to refashion this enormous denim muumuu into a peplum top.
How to upcycle a shirt with statement sleeves in less than 1 hour. Great project for beginning sewers.
I used Christine Hayne’s Emery pattern to upcycle a sheet into a vintage inspired dress.
The 90’s are back. Recycle an oversized velour shirt into a new blouse with split sleeves.
I took an unexpected field trip to Sal Beressi in San Francisco and fell in love with their beautiful fabrics.