David Page Coffin teaches you how to make a pattern from your favorite shirt, which you can then use to make a new shirt.
This simple but cool leather ring you can make in 5 minutes. Video: .
In this clip, learn how to make a warm and cheap costume that is still adorable. This video will show you how to take a piece of fabric and sew it to a sweatshirt to make a lion mane for your little girl or boy. This is a super cute way to make an inexpensive costume that your kids can wear for years.
Have you found yourself out a bad relationship with an old boyfriend? Did they leave a bunch of stuff at your place including some clothing? Well instead of throwing it in the trash, why not use it to make a cool outfit that will attract other guys to you. This tutorial shows you how to make a vest using an old men's t-shirt. Enjoy!
The Great Zenovka and her lovely assistant show us how-to make a cowl neck halter top. Just get an old t-shirt, follow along with this how-to video, and you're ready to go in style.
Leggings are comfortable and casual with tunic tops in cooler days, but with warm weather around the corner, you can give them a rest until the fall or turn them into a bikini! Learn how to turn a legging into a bikini with Gianny L. The sexy GiannyL demonstrates this DIY closet hack that's simple and cheap. Bikinis from leggings!
Just because you're going to the beach doesn't mean you can't go in style. This video fashion design tutorial shows how to make a quick and easy bikini cover-up out of an old t-shirt with the help of Gianny L. The sexy GiannyL demonstrates this DIY closet hack that's simple and cheap. This bikini cover-up is an easy to put together, affordable summer fashion statement.
designs can make a top or dress, from low swoops or off the shoulder simplicity, to keyhole designs or camisole straps. Learn to draw over a dozen necklines for fashion illustration in this free fashion design video series.
Tami A. Walker shows you the secret to making a retro purse out of tape cassettes. This is a great recycle project.
A step by step guide to spinning and dying a spiral tie-dye shirt.
Watch this quick instructional video showing the folding and dying technique to create an oval shape on tie-dye material and clothing.
Dress up like Uma Thurman for Halloween! This tutorial shows you how to make a Poison Ivy costume, starting completely from scratch. Make a tube top first, then add on the accessories and details as shown step by step in the video. Rawr!
A cardigan is greet for the winter months, but not very stylish, unless… you make one that's draped. Stay warm while looking trendy with this DIY draped cardigan idea from GiannyL.
Is your little guy or girl going as a big green dino for Halloween this year? Make your kids a warm and adorable costume by using an old sweatshirt and some fabric. This video will show you how to stitch on easy spikes so that your costume will look nice and ferocious. The process is super easy, so have fun!
In order to make a Pork Pie/Buster Keaton Hat, you will need the following: a felt hat, water, scissors, and a ribbon.
In this clip, learn how to make western style swords for cosplay. This particular sword is inspired by Zelgadis Greywords of "Slayers" and can be done quite easily with items you have around your house or craft room. Have fun with it at the conventions this summer!
This week, Kenley Collins, of the Project Runway fame, shows us how to turn an old vintage skirt into a summer must have with fabric paints. Follow along with the tips in this how-to video, and revamp some of your own old clothes.
Have a hot date tonight and nothing to wear? Tired of trying on dresses that don't quite fit your body? Learn how to create a sexy form-fitting halter dress with Gianny L! The sexy GiannyL demonstrates this DIY closet hack that's simple and cheap. It's simple and easy to make a sexy form-fitting halter dress that's sure to compliment your curves.
Make any dark shirt look super cool with discharge dye in less than 30 minutes! This is an easy dying project that is similar to tie dying but does not use colors. Bleaching a dark shirt will make it fashionable and customized to your liking. Bleach discharge uses the same techniques as tie dying. You need rubber bands, a t shirt and a bleach filled water bucket.
This week Kim Hall, a teacher at the EtsyLabs and an Etsy Seller (nottene), came by to show her technique for dyeing natural fabric with organic ingredients. Kim has worked with many different dyeing and printing methods. If you've always wanted to dye your own fabrics or yarn, this is a great video to get you started. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to use cabbage, onion, or tumeric to make a natural fabric or yarn dye.
Collections are a fashion designer's medium for presenting new designs and creations. Learn to introduce a fashion collection from a designer in this free fashion video series.
Those helpful thread heads show us how to turn our old chucks into dope new stuff. There are tons of ideas here. Some of them are awesome. The others are more awesome.
How awesome is this? Guys can make themselves some sweet board shorts with their old suits. You also need a Hawaiian shirt, but who doesn't have tons of those lying around?
Most people (who have never done tie dye before) think that tie dye is simply squirting a bunch of psychadelic colors onto tied up fabric and going crazy with it. But there's more to tie dye than trippy rainbow hues and organic designs. There is more than one way to add a tie dye effect to a shirt or scarf.
Make a super easy Fred and Wilma Flintstone costume for Halloween! This easy to follow tutorial shows you how to make your own costumes, without needing a pattern, and for significantly less money than you'd spend on a pre made costume.
Old T-shirts are usually relegated to our closets or heaped in piles to be donated to Goodwill, but even the frumpiest of T-shirts need not be discarded when you can repurpose it!
In this clip, learn how to take easy items and create very cool, big rabbit feet just in time for Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland themed cosplay costumes. These feet are big and very realistic looking - you will turn a ton of heads at your next convention with this look! Have fun!
Watch this fashion tutorial video from ThreadBanger to learn how to braid fabric without it fraying. You'll need three strips of fabric, pins, and a sewing machine. You can embellish just about anything with your new braids, and this instructional video will help you braid like a pro.
This week, the thread heads show us how to turn an old Jimi Hendrix t-shirt into an even cooler button-down shirt. Sweetness!
Have you seen the Addidas JS Wings kicks? They are sick, done in gold sheen with removable wings attached to make you look a little more like Mercury. If you don't have $175 dollars to drop on these kicks, this video from Threadbangers will teach you how to make your own pair of shoe-wings at home out of simple materials, giving you all the style of the real deal without giving up a two days pay.
Learn how to turn a t-shirt into a sexy one piece swimsuit. This swimwear project is cheap and easy. The sexy GiannyL demonstrates this DIY closet hack that's simple and cheap. All you need is a t-shirt, pins and a sewing machine. Cut along the pattern Gianny L has demonstrated and sew. Voila! You have a dead sexy one piece swim suit.
Just dye it! In this crafty how to video, Melissa shows you the moves to make plain fabric into a showpiece. Also, find out which scissors every self-respecting sewer should keep in her sewing kit. Watch this tutorial and get this brightly colored, fashion forward look in no time.
Watch this step by step guide to folding and dying a spider style design for a tie-dyed t-shirt. This is a dark dye example, not a brightly colored shirt.
In this tutorial, learn how to make your very own A-line wrap skirt that will look great all year long. This classic piece is easy to make and doesn't require a lot of time. Follow along and get started increasing you summer wardrobe for cheap!
Do you have an old pair of jeans hanging around? Maybe they don't fit anymore, or perhaps they are out of style? With a few stitches, you can turn that ugly old pair of pants into a stylish corset top.
Watch closet and fashion guru Barbra Horowits, author of Closet Control, demonstrate how to take an oversized t-shirt and sew a fitted, hip, and sexy shirt. It's so easy, anyone can do it. You can use left over scraps to create a sexy open weave along the sides of the shirt that also holds it together. No needle and thread necessary!
Watch this step by step fashion design tutorial on how to bleach shirt designs. Print out a design onto durable paper and cut out the individual pieces. Iron the shapes in place atop the t-shirt. Place a protective lining on the inside of the shirt. Fill an empty spray bottle with bleach and spray your design lightly from about two feet away. The areas where you placed paper shapes and letters will not soak up the bleach.
Transform an old baggy t-shirt into a sexy baby doll shirt with Gianny L. Wear this spicy piece of apparel out to a club or save it for sexy night wear. The sexy GiannyL demonstrates this DIY closet hack that's simple and cheap. Using a pair of scissors, cut the t-shirt along some simple curves to trim away excess fabric. Then use a few scraps for ties to do a quick tailoring job. No sewing machine needed!
Save the Earth and look hot doing it! This swimwear project is cheap and easy. The sexy GiannyL demonstrates this DIY closet hack that's simple and cheap.
Have a boring, outdated blazer or jacket in your closet? This tutorial gives you some great ideas on how to turn a boring white linen blazer into something a little more stylish and trendy. You will need a sewing machine for most of these ideas.