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Clothes Sewing Projects

All about clothes sewing projects for beginners. These easy step-by-step tutorials with videos help you upcycle and refashion t-shirts, dresses, skirts, tops…
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Do you have a go-to purse from your DIY wardrobe? From interior to external pocket and lengthy shoulder strap, this will become your must-have purse for casual and going out looks.
Do you have a go-to purse from your DIY wardrobe? From interior to external pocket and lengthy shoulder strap, this will become your must-have purse for casual and going out looks.
Do you find yourself endlessly flipping through hair scrunchie designs, but you don’t know how to sew? Here are DIY no sew hair scrunchies to make without sewing.

Accessories

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Did you know you can make cool tiger eye graphic appliqué on a blank oversized sweatshirt, jacket, hoodie or t-shirt? Instead of throwing old clothes away, this is a perfect method to hide the flaw and cover up the stain spot on a shirt in order to re-wear your top in a cool way.
Did you know you can make cool tiger eye graphic appliqué on a blank oversized sweatshirt, jacket, hoodie or t-shirt? Instead of throwing old clothes away, this is a perfect method to hide the flaw and cover up the stain spot on a shirt in order to re-wear your top in a cool way.
Are you huge Rock n Roll fan? The bold rock symbol with colorful tongue design is all you need to revamp your old hoodie, sweatshirt or jean jacket into brand new wearable one.

SWEATSHIRT

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Do you have a classic shirting inspired romper in your DIY wardrobe? This Joelle romper features front button closure with comfortable elasticized waist and slit pocket on the shorts. The overall silhouette has relaxed and boxy style that is perfect for a casual look to add to your closet this season.
Do you have a classic shirting inspired romper in your DIY wardrobe? This Joelle romper features front button closure with comfortable elasticized waist and slit pocket on the shorts. The overall silhouette has relaxed and boxy style that is perfect for a casual look to add to your closet this season.
Do you have a classic shirting inspired romper in your DIY wardrobe? This Joelle romper features front button closure with comfortable elasticized waist and slit pocket on the shorts. The overall silhouette has relaxed and boxy style that is perfect for a casual look to add to your closet this season.

Romper

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Prepare Evie shorts pattern by downloading and printing each page out. Assemble the pdf sewing pattern by matching the diamond shapes on each page and use clear tape to join the pages together.
Have you sewn a pair of cute summer shorts already? This Evie shorts features fully shirred elastic smocking around the waistband that is super comfortable and easy to throw on. Also, it is perfectly fitted in the waist with a relaxed fit in the leg. Tuck in a shirt or wear cropped length top to complete the stylish outfit with minimal effort.
Make your own cute ruffle shorts from men’s dress shirt to prepare for the warmer days during the summer season. The side ruffle insert and drawstring tassel detail gives a casual look to the comfortable DIY shorts.

Shorts

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Ever thought about making a swimsuit from a pair of leggings? From halter to one shoulder and cross back style, here is an easy upcycle tutorial to transform old leggings into an infinity swimsuit.
Ever thought about making a swimsuit from a pair of leggings? From halter to one shoulder and cross back style, here is an easy upcycle tutorial to transform old leggings into an infinity swimsuit.
Choker Neckline Infinity swimsuit from leggings outfit ideas

Swimsuit

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How do you shorten the rise on a pants pattern? Start by checking the rise measurements on the pants pattern and comparing them with your rise body measurement. Your rise measurement is from your belly button, following the tape measure downwards beneath your crotch to your natural waistline at the back.
When sewing elastic, a 1:2 or 1:3 elastic sewing ratio is commonly used. Mark four equal distances on the fabric and the elastic with a marker or pin, stretch the elastic to match the markings on the fabric as you sew zigzag stitch.
There can be several reasons behind the broken thread in a sewing machine including tension, threading issues, needle problems and thread quality.

SEWING TIPS

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Are you looking for a cute bottom to add to your DIY wardrobe? If you are mad about plaid, this Kai notched mini skirt is perfect for you.
Are you looking for a cute bottom to add to your DIY wardrobe? If you are mad about plaid, this Kai notched mini skirt is perfect for you.
Do you have a pretty mini skirt in your summer wardrobe? This Stella mini skirt features flared skirt bottom with high waist silhouette, difference sized godet and tie along the waistband.

Skirt

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The casual raglan sleeve detail and cute square pocket is all you need to look cool and stay comfy all year long! Learn how to sew sweater knit fabric to join seams, make a drawstring and also add the finishing detail that gives a professional quality look.
Do you have leftover knit fabric scraps that you don’t know what to do with? Here is a Madewell inspired DIY cardigan that is super easy to make with this pattern.
Do you have leftover knit fabric scraps that you don’t know what to do with? Here is a Madewell inspired DIY cardigan that is super easy to make with this pattern.

Outerwear

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I’ve put together a free tote bag pattern for you to copy along with a step-by-step video tutorial on how to make a DIY tote bag from scratch. The bag making tutorial is perfect for beginners because it also includes detailed instructions and photos to help you along, here is functional tote with adjustable shoulder strap that you can find on my Etsy store.
Do you have a go-to purse from your DIY wardrobe? From interior to external pocket and lengthy shoulder strap, this will become your must-have purse for casual and going out looks.
Whether you have oversized baggy or skin tight old jeans, follow the step by step sewing tutorial to make a backpack from old jeans. This DIY backpack sewing pattern is easy to follow and can be made from scratch using denim or canvas fabric as well.

Bag Making

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This cute and casual flutter sleeve peplum top includes manual gathering, neck inbinding, tie strap closure at back, and standard hemming method.
Looking for new sleeve ideas to sew other than regular short sleeves? The Cove top features flowy flutter sleeves with peplum hemline to make a super adorable top that is easy to pair with various outfits.
Have you made a button down shirt before? This Evie shirt features front button with tie closure, breast pocket, and casual pajama blend with camp shirt notched collar. The dropped shoulder kimono sleeve gives an overall relaxed silhouette to the style. Every sewing patterns from Fashion Wanderer comes with step by step instructions and video tutorial that is easy to read for all sewing levels.

Top

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How do you tailor jeans length? A pair of jeans can be tailored in many different ways to fix the length issue. Cutting, sewing by hand, using a sewing machine, or even shrinking jeans, there are various ways to solve the problem quickly and efficiently.
Have you tried to make high waist wide leg jeans from scratch? This sewing pattern makes it easy to sew jeans with a perfect fit all around. From snugged high waist to wide leg silhouette, this Ari jeans is the perfect addition to your DIY clothing wardrobe.

Jeans

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Are you obsessed with Cult Gaia tops? Welcome to another upcycle men’s dress shirt tutorial where I teach how to make a square neck tie front blouse with puff sleeves.
Upcycle men’s shirt means making use of existing pieces to transform the original garment into trendy and more valuable item. Modify the construction, add embellishments and save buttons or button plackets to make quick alterations.
Let’s learn how to make a puff sleeve blouse from men’s dress shirt. The folded sleeve detail creates elegant volume and the button closure on the backside adds a classic touch.

Blouse

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This classic shoulder tie dress includes body attached straps that are adjustable to create a bow similar to the Ines dress. The front and back top bodice uses double layer to create clean finishes that makes the neckline more attractive.
This mini dress silhouette is perfect for solid or ditzy print fabric to create casual or date night look. Preferably sew the Dawn dress with poly or viscose crepe for year round wearability, but give it a more distinctive puff sleeve by using cotton or crepe de chine fabric.
Use these instructions to sew a shoulder strap tie mini dress and create adjustable length with clean invisible zipper to complete the garment. In this tutorial, all the sewing details are beginner level.

Dress

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How do you shrink graphic tees? Depending on the t-shirt fabric content, you can shrink graphic tees without harming the print. Always turn the shirt inside out to prevent direct high heat exposure to the print ink. Use boiling water in a pot or hight heat setting on a washing machine to shrink a graphic shirt.
This no sew t-shirt refashion gives you the opportunity to combine two different tops into one fashionable look. Use a knit cotton t-shirt and a woven cotton men's button down shirt to make this DIY knit woven mix top.
A quick way to revamp an old crewneck tee is by changing the neckline. Learn how to cut t-shirt into a V-neck without sewing.

T-Shirt

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