Posts Tagged ‘reconstructed clothing’

Tute Tuesday: Bow Sleeve T-Shirt

Add a little style to your used t-shirts by reconstructing them into an adorable Bow Sleeve T-Shirt. Craftster member mink_bikini share their tutorial for this clever twist on a plain shirt. It’s too hot to wear long sleeves so switch it up and sew a sweet short-sleeve frock. No matter what age, from kiddie to […]

Spotlight on: Reconstructed Clothing

In current times it seems everything can be recycled. What about clothes? Sure. There are those who can look at an 80’s prom dress and see a beautiful cocktail dress. Or find an old mumu and turn it into a fun summer sundress. The ideas really are endless for finding a new life for old […]

10 Craftster Projects to Try This Weekend

Here at Craftster we’re celebrating our tenth anniversary this month! For ten years, we’ve encouraged people to jump into crafting with both feet – it doesn’t have to be perfect, it just has to be fun! To get in to the celebratory spirit, we’ve recommended some of the most popular tutorials written by our forum […]

Beautiful Clothes made from Reconstructed Materials

There are so many wonderful examples of reconstructed clothing on Craftster that I just had to highlight a few. Look what wonderful garments these seamstresses have created!  I love this dress by jillrbassett. She constructed it from a vintage tablecloth purchased at a thrift store. The pattern is so fresh and fun. No one would […]

Awesome Clothing Recons

Sometimes you may find or have an almost-perfect garment, but there’s something about the fit or style that’s not quite right. Here are five Craftster members that changed what they had on hand into something that they really wanted. You’ll be amazed at these tranformations!  smarmyclothes took several thrift store sweaters, cut them apart, and […]

May 9, 2012 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by sweet4ever. We hope you enjoy them! Needle Felted Fox in the Woods pillow on […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: 8 Green Fashion Projects, 25 Best Happiness Tips, and More

The Week in DIY: 8 Green Fashion Projects, 25 Best Happiness Tips, and More  Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. 25 Tips for Finding Happiness, Health, and Balance This Fall Focus on yourself this season with these ideas […]