Saturday, February 25, 2012

Great DIY fashion blogs

I love making things from other things.. upcycling or refashions as some call it.. Here are a few great blogs which have DIY tutorials to make your own clothes including a lot of tailored and altered fashion from op shop finds, old clothes etc!!

Skirt from 2 t-shirts
Peasant shirt makeover
Back button-up shirt from dress shirt- Love this!!

Ruffled pencil skirt
Add fabric panel to fit
Button up shirt from men's shirt
Grey dress
Striped dress
Trash to Couture
Polka Dot Bow Blouse
XL men's shirt to girl's dress
Pleated shirt from skirt
Duck In Yellow- Grad gown to dress
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Caftan to cute dress- He's and Hahas
Overalls to dress

Look at my previous post for Welcome to the Good life: takes inspiration from existing fashion pieces and recreates them on the cheap.

Refashionista A refashioned item from op shop finds everyday! (really love her style!) Check out my previous post for my favs.

Fourty-nine Dresses: Thrifted/op shop finds and refashions as well as fabric craft, jewelry/accessories using thrifted resources..

Cotton and Curls
Refashion Forward: Another blog who alters op shop finds into fashionable items with tutorials!
Brand New Vintage uses op shop finds and alters them to refashion and make modern and awesome! Check out the blog for the dreadful before pics that would otherwise be discarded!
Grosgrain Fabulous Costumes, DIY tutorials and tailoring op shop finds!
One Pearl Button DIY refashions and crafts
Pearls and Scissors Refashion plus a shop
I'm a Thriftaholic list of blogs who love to thrift!
Re-fashion nation: a list of blogs passionate about refashions.
Suburbs Mama also takes inspiration from existing fashions and recreates them cheaper.
Made By Lex has great refashions plus tutorials.
New Dress A Day has op shop dresses refashioned!
El Mismo Sol makes and sells upcycled clothing from old t-shirts, sweaters and blankets.  Also found here
Lady Girl Vintage: Some great and easy refashions!
Sally Ann: upcycles and uses recycled materials to make clothing.
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Our Life Is Beautiful
Carissa Knits: Knitting, refashions and thrift shop fashion
Lady Girl Vintage: Great vintage style refashions
Duck In Yellow- Stylish refashions
Refashion co-op Collaborative blog of refashions
Hems and hahas- Love her style of dresses
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