Posts Tagged ‘Wear it this Weekend’

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 […]

Wear It This Weekend: Men’s Surgery Scrub Hat

I know this seems like a really random pick, but I’m actually having surgery tomorrow! I thought I’d search to see if anything relevant was posted and, of course, I can always count on Craftster! I hope someone in my OR is wearing a fancy handmade hat! You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=195693.0 […]

Wear it This Weekend – Reconstructed Yoga Pants

Craftster member TkRainy has shared this great tutorial for making super comfy yoga pants out of an old t-shirt! Don’t have a sewing machine? Don’t worry! She hand sews all her items, so it can definitely be done either by machine OR hand. They look perfect for sun salutations or even couch potato-ing. You can […]

Wear It This Weekend: Necktie Hat

Have a bunch of old neckties lying around? Craftster member rickrackruby has shared lots of great necktie tutorials but I really love this one that takes just a few old ties and turns them into an adorable hat! You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=17001.0 If you make one for this (or any other) […]

Wear It This Weekend: Hoodie

It is absolutely freezing where I live. All I can think about is snuggling up in a nice warm hoodie and catching up on some DVRed tv. So if you’re feeling like me, but can’t quite find the perfect snuggly hoodie, check out this great basic hoodie tutorial from gnacissej. You can see the full […]

Wear It This Weekend: Fringe Scarf

The weekend is approaching quickly and it is time to whip up something new to wear! Miss American Pie posted this tutorial to make a quick little scarf for your weekend wardrobe. Grab an old t-shirt, a pair of scissors and you’re well on your way to creating a new accessory! To see this project […]

Wear It This Weekend: Sweater Dress

Frithalouise shared a simple tutorial for turning a giant sweater into a cute little sweater dress! This is the perfect for those cool looking sweaters at the thrift store that will never fit otherwise. You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=218058.0 If you make one for this (or any other) weekend, let me know […]

Wear It This Weekend: Retro Half-Apron

Even if you don’t use it all the time, I think everyone should have an apron. I just love them! They’re a great thing to have on hand just in case you’re a messy cook or you don’t want bits of sewing string clinging to your pants. Lenalove was kind enough to share a simple […]

Wear It This Weekend: Sleep Mask

So it’s the last day of 2009! Can you even believe it! Here’s a great tutorial for a sleep mask you can make today and use during your recovery this weekend! SarahFroggy created this easy to follow tutorial that will help you sleep it off well into the daylight hours. You can see the full […]