I love clothes! And it seems like I always want more. But I’ve been trying to be more economical and ecofriendly with my clothes cravings lately, and I’ve found there are some awesome ways to re-style the clothes I already have! I’ve compiled some of my favorite re-styling ideas from around the web–take a look!
1. Love Maegan posted a tutorial for refashioning a simple tank top by adding lace sleeves. I love this look so much–fresh, summery, so lovely. And it’s pretty simple to make! Believe me, you’ve got to try this DIY project. It’s just in time for summer!
2. Our Life is Beautiful posted a tutorial for this darling skirt that is made out of a long sleeve shirt! I could hardly believe it but it’s totally true. And you don’t even need to sew for this one. It just takes some creative bow tying!
3. Clothed Much posted a tutorial for this beautiful dress which is made out of thrifted polo shirts! I love how the different colored shirts combined into the cutest summery dress. You can create any combo you like. You can even use old shirts you’ve got in your closet!
4. Cut Out + Keep posted a tutorial for this adorable dress that’s made out of an oversized t-shirt! Big t-shirts are so frumpy, but this dress is anything but! It’s amazing what adding a waist can do. I think this would make a great beach cover-up. I’ve got to try it!
5. I Am Momma Hear Me Roar posted a tutorial for refashioning pullovers into cardigans. With just a little bit of sewing and some adorable buttons, you can re-style your old sweaters into something new and fashionable. This is especially useful if you’ve outgrown your favorite sweaters and want to still wear them!
6. Beth on eHow posted a tutorial that combines a button-up shirt with a long sleeve top to make something fashionable and feminine. If you’ve stained or ruined a part of your clothes, consider combining it with something else to create something totally new! Love this idea!
7. The Time in Between posted a tutorial for making a dress bigger. By adding panels on the sides, you can refashion any dress to fit you no matter what! I’m always so disappointed when I grow out of something that I loved, now I don’t have to be! You’ve got to try this!
8. Love Maegan posted a tutorial for adding lovely pearl to the color of a simple white t-shirt. This accent really helps dress up an otherwise boring wardrobe staple. And you could really do this to any piece of clothing! A dress, sweater, skirt, etc. The sky is the limit!
9. Stars for Streetlights posted a tutorial for turning a regular t-shirt into a hip & stylish halter top. This is such an easy restyle, but the results are simply stunning! This DIY project instantly dresses up your boring shirt. You’ll want to make a bunch of these–try lots of different colors & patterns!
10. Free People posted a tutorial for smocking an average t-shirt. Smocking is a really fun technique that can really enhance your look. I love the way they did simple smocking around the waist. It’s just enough. You can experiment with smocking and put it anywhere you like!
11. Green Wedding Shoes posted a tutorial for decorating these darling heels. When re-styling your clothes, don’t forget about shoes! I love how easy this DIY project is. Just find some fabric you love, and using some glue, wrap it around the shoes. Your shoes will be instantly improved.
12. Project Twenty-Two posted a tutorial for this grommet top that is so stylish and fun. Grommets are pretty easy to install, and once you start you won’t want to stop! I love how covered this shirt is! Such a cute look. You could also try adding them just around the collar or sleeves.
13. Merrick’s Art posted a genius tutorial for turning a frumpy & baggy shirt into a darling peplum top that’s totally flattering. With just a few seams and strategic gathering, you’ll have a fashionable new top in no time at all. I’ve really got to try this one–love it!
14. WobiSobi posted a tutorial for turning an oversized t-shirt into a cute skirt that is perfect for the summer months. It’s really amazing the things you can do with an old t-shirt. I bet you’ll want to make a bunch of these, so next time your sorting through your clothes, make sure you save all your old t-shirts! They may come in handy.