20 Ways to Refashion your Clothes

20 Ways to Refashion your Clothes. Forget buying brand new clothes! Check out these DIY sewing ideas for refashioning clothes you may already own. You'll be sure to find a tutorial for a new dress, shirt or whatever you fancy!

I know with each new season I start to feel excitement about adding a few new things to my wardrobe. You too? However, rather than running to the mall, why not try working with the things we already own first? There are so many creative ideas out there for repurposing old clothes. I’ve also been looking for an excuse to pull out my sewing machine again and some of these ideas seem simple enough I can easily do them while my daughter naps!

Here are 20 fun and fashionable ways to refashion clothes:

Have you ever refashioned some old clothing?  Which idea do you like the best?  I think I may try my hand at turning one of my husband’s shirts into a new skirt for me!


  1. Thank you!! It’s like you were reading my mind. I just purged my closet and saved a few pieces to tinker around with! Now I think I need to purge Hubby’s closet to round out a future ‘new’ wardrobe!

  2. Wow! I am loving a lot of the links you have posted above. I may have to do a few of the suggestions (like turning regular jeans into skinny jeans… all the fashion!), rather than taking them to the local thrift store, and spending my time and money on gas to deliver them. Great ideas! I love them all! And, this is something you can do for free too!


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