Tall Boys - How to Sew Boys Pants from a Man's Shirt

Tall Boys – How to Sew Boys Pants from a Man’s Shirt

  Two fabulous sewing tutorials upcycling men’s button-down shirts turning them into boys pants from Megan of Create with Wild Abandon – Meggipeg.  The first tutorial by Megan uses a thrifted man’s red shirt, purchased with this upcycle project in mind. The construction process is based on Megan’s previous boy’s pants refashion tutorial and her second … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Easy Sewing: Underwear – Annika Victoria’s Free Tutorial

Easy Sewing: Underwear – Annika Victoria’s Free Tutorial

Today Annika Victoria shows us how easy it really is to sew your own underwear!  YOU can sew these ladies briefs out of any lightweight stretchy cotton jersey fabrics. Annika suggests recycling old t-shirts! Subscribe to Annika Victoria’s Youtube Channel. More underwear sewing: Fancy Pants aka Stretch Lace Panties Video: Whitney Sews – Making Underwear From A T-Shirt Photo: Lingerie … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to sew a pair of shorts from a pillow case  no pattern needed

How to Sew a Pair of Shorts from a Pillow Case with Melina Hollway

In this free sewing tutorial, fashion designer Melina Hollway from Damsel in this Dress shows you how to make a pair of vintage sleep-shorts out of a vintage pillowcase without a pattern. Want to become a fashion designer? read more…. With the release of the new eBook “Secrets of a Self-Taught Fashion Designer” you can now … [ Read More at SWN! ]

FABRIC, LEARN TO SEW, UPCYCLING How to Dye Fabric

How to Dye Fabric

“Knowing how to dye fabric can be one of the most powerful tools in your DIY projects arsenal. If you’re looking for the perfect upholstery fabric for your next home decor update but just can’t find the right color, you can do it yourself! Dyeing fabric requires only a few supplies and a bit of … [ Read More at SWN! ]

from bra to babydoll nightie

Refashion a Bra + Sew an Easy Cascading Nightie

With her fun and concise teaching style GiannyL shows us how to create a beautiful cascading nightie using an underwire bra and some tulle.  This is an easy sewing project you could complete in a few hours with sewing machine experience.  Make sure you check out  Nylon & Dress Tulle Fabric – The Differences + Tips, … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Make a Sock Monkey - Easy Sewing for Beginners Video DIY

How to Make a Sock Monkey – Easy Sewing for Beginners Video DIY

Easy Sewing for Beginners shows us how they created a unique sock monkey with this quick DIY video!  Watch the creative process from first to last stitch and make a sock monkey of your own.  Download free PDF instructions from Easy Sewing for Beginners here: http://www.easysewingforbeginners.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/How-to-Make-a-Sock-Monkey-for-Beginners.pdf  Monkey Business in Your Sewing Room: Find more inspiring monkey sewing photos like this on sew-whats-new.com :-D … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Upcycled Peplum Cardigan Sweater

Thrifty Autumn Sewing: Upcycled Peplum Cardigan Sweater – Free Tutorial from Stitchless TV

Upcycled Peplum Cardigan Sweater:  Learn how to upcycle an existing cardigan sweater with a vintage scarf to make a pretty peplum flounce. Tree from Stitchless TV sewing channel, shows us how to gather a vintage scarf to form a beautiful peplum. This free sewing tutorial takes just 20 minutes!  Update and freshen your wardrobe on the cheap … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Sew an Easy Tunic from a Sweatshirt

Upcycled Tunic from a Sweatshirt – Free Sewing Video Tutorial

“In this video, I’ll be showing you how to turn a sweatshirt into a long tunic. This is the first part in a two part series showing you how to turn a sweatsuit in to a maxi-length skirt suit with a long ruffled skirt and a matching tunic top.”   Tunic Sewing Tutorials & Projects: … [ Read More at SWN! ]

polka dot refashion skirt to shirt sewing tutorial

Refashion a Skirt into a Dressy Tee

Miss P refashioned a simple gathered skirt into a dressy t-shirt you could wear anywhere. Skirts are a great source of fabric for refashioning! This sewing tutorial shows you what to keep, and what to cut, how to cut, and how to sew it back together. Those thrift store skirts now have much more to … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Upcycled Summer Dress Sewing Tutorial by How Joyful

Upcycled Summer Dresses and Shirts – 9 Free Sewing Tutorials

 Joy of How Joyful transforms this short sleeve button-down shirt into this sweet summer dress. A thrifted oversized button-down shirt to start with: Joy Kelley is a creative Industrial Designer from the Universidad de Chile by degree.  Check out Joy’s blog to see how she deconstructed the shirt and then constructed and sewed the dress together.  Joy made excellent use of all … [ Read More at SWN! ]