At Dabbled we love to make something new out of something old.
It’s a great way to get new uses out of something that you don’t wear or is outgrown, and if you mess up, well, you’re not out expensive fabric, right? Plus, it’s fun to REFASHION!
Here’s a few tutorials to start you on your way!
Kids Refashioning Tutorials:
There are a ton of these out there, these were just a few I had saved in my ‘to write about’ file!
- TUTORIAL: Boy’s Sweater Vest (from a Man’s Sweater) at MADE (via OnePrettyThing)
- The 15 Minute Dress (made from Bandannas!)
- Another cute sweater vest idea, this one for a girl from an accidentally shrunken sweater
- Make baby leggings from a scarf.
- Here’s another idea – Baby Legs from socks!
- So cute! Kid’s pants from shirt sleeves.
- Also from Indie Tutes, a child’s dress from an adult T-shirt (great use!)
- A girls sundress from a men’s shirt.. too cute!
- Or a girl’s dress from a fun T-shirt!
- An oldie but goodie, with Easter around the corner: A bunny hat from a kid’s t-shirt! (via Craft)
- T-shirts make great materials : Make Baby Sleep Sacks or Make a cute baby hat!(via Little Birdie Secrets)
- Toddler Lounge Pants from old T’s – comfy and stylin’!
- Toddler Ruffle Skirt from T-shirts a Sew Much Ado
- Girl’s Jean skirt with flower trim made from (duh) old jeans.
- Mom’s old skirt becomes a cute girls dress.
(sorry guys, this are pretty much all for the girls — someone find me some good men’s refashioning and i’ll post it!)
- fancified cardi at Angry Chicken
- Cute belted skirt from a men’s dress shirt at CraftStylish.
- Men’s Shirt to Dress at Clevergirl
- Another men’s shirt to ladies shirt refashion
- Another one, via Whip Up, cute peasant top from a men’s shirt.
- Ugly Mom pants become a flouncy skirt!
- Pretty flower necklines for t-shirts
- Winter’s not over yet, has your little kitten lost his mittens? by Heather from Dollar Store Crafts
- Turn two outgrown shirts into a new long sleeve Tshirt by Me!
- Give old girls jeans way cute new life by Colleen from Some Art Fabric / Slothcraft.
(Got a cool refashioning project you’d like to see published on Dabbled? Email Us- dot[at]dabbled[dot]org!)