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Category: Refashioned

DIY Fashion: 1980’s to 1940’s Dress

DIY Fashion: 1980’s to 1940’s Dress

  Ever notice how old clothes often reflect trends from the even more distant past? Take dresses from the 1980’s, for example. Many of them are basically replaying the greatest hits of the 1890’s, 1920’s, 1940’s, and 1950’s, albeit with the addition of synthetic lace, […]

Embroidered Sweater

We love projects that inspire us to take items from our own closets and remake them into new looks! The new year is the perfect time to do this, since we need to clean out our closets anyway. (It’s also a good time to check the […]

DIY 1920s Costume

DIY 1920s Costume

This tutorial is great for Halloween or a themed event. I researched dresses from the 1920 to help me settle on the look I wanted and was capable of recreating. Do your own research!!! Google it, start a Pinterest board, ect. It will be really […]

Fall Dress Upcycle

Fall Dress Upcycle

Got a dress that has outdated sleeves, is a weird length, or both? I find that if I can break down a fashion up-cycle into three steps, it is worth my time to make the fix. Here is my favorite example of taking something I […]

Bleached Plaid Shirt

Bleached Plaid Shirt

I have seen some really cool bleaching experiments out there on Pinterest! People are dipping garments in bleach to create ombre effects, splattering bleach in random patterns, and even bleaching out flannel shirts! I love all these ideas, but I wanted to give it my own […]