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Fashion Challenge: Refashioned Sweatshirts

Fashion Challenge: Refashioned Sweatshirts

Every since their creation, my refashioned sweatshirts have been on regular wardrobe rotation! I enjoy their comfy style during both work days and down time! To make your own, check out the tutorials here and here for step by step instructions! Happy sweatshirt refashioning!!

Sweatshirt Refashion- Tie Waist Cardigan (with No-Sew Option!)

Sweatshirt Refashion- Tie Waist Cardigan (with No-Sew Option!)

Time for another sweatshirt refashion, this time a cardigan style with a belted waist! Since this design relies heavily on eyelets, you could skip the sewing steps if necessary! First things first, I obtained a men’s extra large sweatshirt. Unlike last week’s project, this new […]

Sweatshirt Refashion- Wrap Front

Sweatshirt Refashion- Wrap Front

The cold weather and shorter days have revealed the “hibernation phase” of my wardrobe. The only thing I really want to wear are sweaters, leggings, and baggy sweatshirts. Since baggy sweatshirts aren’t particularly work appropriate, I’ve made it my mission to transform the simple sweatshirt […]

Holiday Accessories: 1940’s Style!

Holiday Accessories: 1940’s Style!

Merry Christmas, Everyone! To celebrate, I’m sprucing up a refashioned dress with homemade accessories, just like they might have done in the 1940’s! I searched my craft store for vintagey silk poinsettias and holly, shoe clips, pin backings, hair clips, felt, and glue! I tackled […]

Plaid Dress Re-Fashion!

Plaid Dress Re-Fashion!

I will admit that this dress was a bit of a project. I attempted the transformation for a couple of reasons. Firstly, I loooved the fabric! Yellow plaid flannel?! Whoa! Secondly, and very importantly, the dress was basically free. I found it while sifting through […]

Costume Time: Across the Decades!

Costume Time: Across the Decades!

Halloween is almost here! Today we are showcasing some of our favorite costumes from across the decades! Click on each photo to see the whole post and outfit DIY! Happy costuming, Everyone!

Costume Time: 1920’s Style!

Costume Time: 1920’s Style!

I used the think that 1920’s costumes were challenging to create. Over time, I have found that it’s very possible to turn thrift store garments into “mod” looks! Today’s post features some of our favorite 1920’s outfits and a range of crafting commitment. Bring on […]

Costume Time: 1940’s Style

Costume Time: 1940’s Style

With Halloween around the corner, it’s the perfect time to create vintage fashion magic! This month we will feature some of our favorite tutorials for turning thrift store clothes into old-time fashion statements! Wear them to a costume party or wear them everyday! Today’s post […]

1920’s Dress from Polo Shirt

1920’s Dress from Polo Shirt

I *love* re-fashioning thrift store staples into unique, historically-inspired outfits! Oversized polo shirts are ideal for such projects, since they are easy to find and are practically dresses already! With the addition of some coordinating fabric and elbow grease, my polo shirt will become a […]

Refashioned Button-Up, Vintage Style!

Refashioned Button-Up, Vintage Style!

I wasn’t kidding last week when I said that I loved my newly refashioned button-up shirt! Although the refashioning took time, I was able to make a custom top from something that didn’t fit before! (See the tutorial here!)┬áNow, I love the shirt’s length, comfiness, […]