My latest make is The Jessica by Mimi G. I upcycled a thrift store duvet into a button up sweetheart dress with gathered skirt.
Refashion a bed sheet in to a wrap dress with New Look 6600. This classic dress features pleated sleeves and a waist tie.
Remake a skirt into a vintage poncho blouse with Simplicity 8593. This top fastens at the front and back waistline with tie ends.
Remake an old dress into a trendy cut out choker top with Simplicity 8425. This easy to sew pattern includes guidelines for petite sizing.
Upcycle 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.