Category Archives: Reconstructed clothing

DIY Pleated Summer T Shirt Refashion

SCORE! I found the perfect color blue t shirt to refashion at my thrift store the other day. Only one problem……… The bright yellow logo on the front. Not to worry though, I’ll just cover it up! This is what … Continue reading

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DIY Ruffled T Shirt Cardigan Tutorial

What should we do to liven up this plain old gray t shirt? Perhaps some more ruffles would do the trick. What do you think?   You might also like:

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DIY Shirt Refashion

Let’s start with this thrift store, button down, men’s shirt that I’m going to wear backwards. Yep, that’s right, I said backwards. Use this strip for the waistband With right sides together, pin and sew sleeve back into sleeve casing … Continue reading

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DIY Fabric Flowers

Fabric flowers are everywhere and you can DIY! Cut out circles from a t shirt. You’ll need 7 identical size circles for each flower. One circle will be the base. Fold the other circles in half then in thirds. Glue … Continue reading

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Another Pinspiration

Is there hope for this? I say YES! First take out the shoulder pads. Then cut off the sleeves. Next, cut off the extra around the arm holes. Pin the sides to fit. Sew new side seams. Trim seams. Cut … Continue reading

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Trying to “Think Spring”!

This is one of my favorite refashions so far. I used a thrift store tee¬†shirt and an old long wrap around skirt to make this dress. I’m sorry there aren’t any “before” pictures. But I do think my son, Cooper, … Continue reading

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