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Refashion & Recycle

The great thing about recycled and refashioned clothing is the way that old clothes, styles and fabrics inspire the designers to create something gorgeous and new.

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DIY Wardrobe Makeovers

DIY Wardrobe Makeovers

Affordable, stylish, and trendy refashions Unlock your closet’s potential with simple, stylish wardrobe refashions you can sew at home. DIY-style blogger Suzannah Hamlin Stanley provides her unique blend of basic alterations and step-by-step restyling tutorials to give you a wardrobe you’ll truly love! Express your style and save money by embellishing and combining garments into new-found faves. No sloppy shortcuts here—learn how to alter sweaters, pants, and everything in your wardrobe for a more flattering fit. • Guidance on how to take it in, take it up, let it down, or let it out • Sew easy alterations for a perfect fit, with step-by-step tutorials • Spend less, look better! Create upcycled, eco-conscious, affordable fashions

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How To Turn a T-shirt into a Baby Gown : ) 21 Replies

I was looking up one of my patterns on my computer and came across this one that you guys might like! haven't tried this one yet, but it looks to be pretty simple and super cute. You could easily add your own touches and details like ribbon or lace…Continue

Tags: reuse, refashion, old, t-shirt, gown

Started by Birdie. Last reply by Birdie Feb 13, 2010.

Re-using ribbed tops from socks.... 14 Replies

...fold them in half and use them for  the ends of sleeves or legs on pyjamas.  Don't hem them, just zigzag them and they shouldn't unravel.Continue

Tags: recycle, re-use, sleeves, pyjamas, cuffs

Started by Susan. Last reply by Eunice Motta Mar 16, 2012.

Making a bag from a sweater - without felting it 13 Replies

I saw this sweater in a charity shop sale for £2 and thought it was a lovely material, so I decided to make it into a bag, and sketched out a design.…Continue

Started by Karen. Last reply by Susan L Johnson-Boyce Oct 27, 2012.

Heartwarming Re-Fashion 11 Replies

Ever made a wedding dress out of a military parachute? Me neither. I did find this story recently of a woman who did and it will warm your heart! Grab a tissue and enjoy the ultimate, refashion...THE WEDDING GOWN THAT MADE HISTORY by Helen Zegerman…Continue

Tags: re-fashion, bride, dress, parachute., gown

Started by Birdie. Last reply by kaaren Smith Nov 29, 2009.

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