Archive for the ‘Wear it this Weekend’ Category

Wear It This Weekend: DNA Earrings

So usually WITW is lots of sewn clothing…. but not today! Today is beaded nerdy jewelry! Mmmm.. biology. Mermaide spells out exactly how to make your own pair of amazing DNA earrings! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=161423.0 If you make one for this (or any other) weekend, let me know in the […]

Wear It This Weekend: T-shirt to Cardigan

I’m constantly on the lookout for a good cardigan. The perfect one seems so elusive! Luckily, hellagabrielle shared her tutorial for turning a regular too-big-t-shirt into a fabulous cardigan! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=207527.0 If you make one for this (or any other) weekend, let me know in the comments!

Wear It This Weekend: Green Mini Dress

Need a cute little party dress in a hurry for the weekend? Well, schleybee can tell you how to turn four rectangles into this adorable little jersey mini dress! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=178828.0 If you make one for this (or any other) weekend, let me know in the comments!

Wear It This Weekend: Little Black Pinafore

Can you believe this adorable little pinafore can be made with just four rectangles?! Just a little gathering and hemming and you’re good to go. Easy peasy! Stopthefacades gave really simple instructions for you to make your own. You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=107286.0 If you make one for this (or any other) […]

Wear It This Weekend: Beaded Cuff

A few different gauges of wire and some beads and you can make a gorgeous cuff like this! Darcangel shared her tutorial for making this beaded cuff bracelet and makes it sound super easy! You can see the full thread (with tutorial) here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=24646.0 If you make one for this (or any other) weekend, let […]

Wear It This Weekend: Reconstructed Shrug

I put a lot of button down shirt reconstructions up on Wear it this Weekend, but that’s because they’re all so awesome! This particular recon is a popular one. Stopthefacades shared this Craftster classic back in ’05 and it’s still as good as ever 5 years later! Just a bit of cutting and hemming and […]

Wear It This Weekend: Soda Can and Playing Card Brooch

After all these years on Craftster I still see new and interesting things every day! Like cocinero‘s totally unexpected brooches. He made them from soda cans and playing cards! Throw a safety pin and a little tape into the mix and you have yourself an great little brooch! You can see the full thread (with […]

Wear It This Weekend: Reconstructed Denim Vest

This vest is adorable! My_butterfly made this cute vest from the pant legs of a pair of jeans, and she was nice enough to share a tutorial! You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=250504.0 If you make one for this (or any other) weekend, let me know in the comments!

Wear It This Weekend: Shrink Plastic Diamond Ring

I bet you never thought I’d feature a diamond ring here! But this shrink plastic diamond ring is ingenious! Gwennie363 gives a great tutorial for a 3-D diamond ring. You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=335636.0 If you make one for this (or any other) weekend, let me know in the comments!

Wear It This Weekend: T-shirt Sundress

All you need is love… and 5 t-shirts and you can make this breezy sundress! One tee for the top, one for the waistband and three for the skirt. This is definitely inspiring me to go raid my closet for all those tees I don’t wear anymore! You can see the full thread (with tutorial) […]

Wear it This Weekend: Upcycled Crochet Hat

Crafster Moderator fantasticmio just posted this fantastic crochet hat. It’s a great example of upcycling! She used her mister’s old undies to create a nice yarn and even used the waistband as a design element! There isn’t actually a tutorial but I’m sure you can figure it out! You can see the full thread here: […]

Wear It This Weekend: Button-down Dress

What do you need to make this weeks Wear it This Weekend? A big men’s button down shirt, some bias tape, and thoughts of spring! Bec89 gives us this straightforward tutorial to make this fantastic recon. You can see the full thread (with tutorial) here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=338526.0 If you make one for this (or any other) […]

Wear it This Weekend: Convertible Crochet Hat/Cowl

I don’t think I’ve posted any crocheted items here on Wear it This Weekend, but since it’s National Crochet Month, I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to share this awesome crochet pattern! AprilDraven made this simple pattern that can be used as a cowl or a hat! You can see the full thread […]

Wear it This Weekend: Broomstick Skirt from a Sheet

Craftewoman posted this great tutorial in the Curvaceous Craftsters section, but it would be great for crafters of any size! Don’t be scared by all the math involved. Once you get your measurements figured out this is really simple! You can use new fabric from your stash, or do what Craftewoman did and use a […]

Wear It This Weekend: Rapunzel Scarf

Where I live spring seems to be peeking over the horizon! In honor of that I thought I share this incredibly simple and stashbusting scarf. You can use your leftover yarn, ribbon, and other fiber-y bits (spring cleaning!) and with no knitting or crochet required you make a lightweight, comfortable scarf for those spring days […]