Always wondered how those store bought patterns are used? If so, then this is the how to video for you. In this instructional video learn to sew a shirt from a Vogue pattern. Watch as they demonstrate how to cut out the pieces and then sew them to make a beautiful shirt.
Cut and Sewn T Shirts
Most people think that you have to be a whiz with the needle and thread as well as proficient on the sewing machine in order to make or tailor your own clothing. But the truth is that for easy modifications, like turning an old t-shirt into a modified, chic top, all you need i ...more
This video shows the viewer how to turn an old t-shirt into a tough bag that can then be reused many times. This is done by first cutting the sleeves off. This creates a top that resembles a tank top. The t-shirt should then be turned inside out and then covered completely in ...more
Anyone who's tried to redecorate their home or even one room in their home knows that between new furniture, paint, and new upholstery, the budget for the job - or lack thereof - begins to skyrocket quickly. You can cut back at least a little bit, though, on matching pillowca ...more
Repurpose your old T-shirts! Create a fun summer look by creating a halter top/corset style look out of an old T-shirt. All you need is a sharp pair of scissors and a few embellishements or accessories. You won't even need a sewing machine.
Revamp an old t-shirt into a stylish halter top shape. This is an easy project, and with these tough economic times, you should probably be saving that money instead of going shopping. Check out this video fashion tutorial and learn how to reconstruct a t-shirt without any sew ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to recycle an old t-shirt into a no-sew head scarf. First, lay your shirt out flat on a table and download the paper pattern from the video. From here, measure sixteen inches from side to side on the t-shirt that you are using. After this, follow ...more
Everybody has a drawer full of awkward oversized t-shirts in their bedroom, right? Turn those bulky tees into cute 80's style cut up tops! In this four part video, Kandee gets crafty and turns those tops inside out and upside down! Make halters, off the shoulder sweats and oth ...more
Revamp your old tees with help this four-part tutorial! Take your older tees and reconstruct them to fit your style! In this video, learn different styles and tricks & tips to mold your old oversized tshirts into a new fashion piece! Part 1 of 4 - How to Cut and reconstruct yo ...more
Of two old t shirts, one is taken and marked from the collar to under the armpit on all four sides of the t shirt. The marked lines are cut along. The shirt is tried on and pinched and pinned under armpit until the right fit and marked with chalk. Both sides of the shirt is cu ...more
This is a video produced by KazzieHeart on Youtube explaining how to make a puffy hairbow from a t-shirt. Choose a t-shirt and cut two equal-sized rectangles approximately 8"X4". Placing the two pieces facing inward, three sides are sewn together. It is then turned right side ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a baby blanket. First, cut out a pattern (you can used old shirts and jackets) and line it against a liner fabric, and cut it out. Now, take the ends of the fabric and sew them 1/2 inch in. Then, sew both the liner fabric and the original ...more
Making three different scarves out of an old T-shirt is fast and simple. For the first one, lay the t-shirt out flat and cut horizontally from one underarm to the other. Next, cut one layer of the tube. Now cut straight lines every 1/2" inch all the way up to the last inch of ...more
One of the most fun pieces of clothing to turn into cool new styles is the plain old Hanes white tee. These shirts are super cheap to buy and can be found in any drug or department store. In this video, Elizabeth Gleeson will show you how to cut, dye and sew your t-shirt into ...more
This Thread Banger video demonstrates making a skirt from men‚Äôs button down shirt sleeves. Brooksie from Haute Sew presents the technique. Two men‚Äôs button down shirts are needed. Cut the sleeves off the shirt at the seams and then split them open at the shirt sleeve seams ...more
You've probably seen old t-shirts being turned into dresses, miniskirts, and if you're a fan of Gianny L, even two-piece bikinis, but you've probably never even thought about it transforming them into underwear. It may seem a bit odd at first, but making these intimate pieces ...more
The young lady in this video describes to the viewers how to make "Puffed Sleeves". You can use shirts, jackets, men's' shirts, ladies shirts, just about any shirt to make these on! She starts out with 2 ladies shirts, one oversized and one fitted. She also gathers scissors, t ...more
Old t-shirts can be given new life when you take a gander at this upcycling tutorial. Using nothing but a raggedy old t-shirt, you'll learn how to make a cut here and put a stitch there in order to magically transform the shirt into a wonderous tank top. The tank is body cont ...more
Got a bunch of T-shirts you need to get rid of? Depending on how nostalgic you are for your high school choir club shirt or rock concert tee from your college days, you can cut up your former threads into a dishrag or gym headband. Or, just memorialize those tees forever as f ...more
Get rid of all your preppy shirts by morphing them into something spectacular. This is chic simplicity. A smart and casual princess cut button-up shirt that will never go out of style. See how to turn a preppy shirt into a cute princess top in this video from GiannyL. This DI ...more
For 365 days of the year, our mothers show their love for us by driving us places, cooking us food, doing our laundry, and being our number-one cheerleader. But for one day of the year, we all get up early in the morning and show our love for our favorite women. Often, that me ...more
Plastic bags on their own aren't quite strong enough to hold anything too heavy (at least not for an extended period of time), but when broken down into "plarn" - plastic yarn - they can be woven into some very sturdy fabric. This video teaches you how to make "plarn" for wea ...more
Due to the dour economy, sometimes it's best to conserve one's resources for more vital expenditures like, oh, we don't know, food, rather than blow it on new shirts from Urban Outfitters and that pair of boot cut J Brand jeans you've been eyeing. One of the easiest ways to s ...more
Sure, we all know how to fold t-shirts by now with all of those t-shirt folding videos on the internet. But do you know how to fold a dress shirt? If you want your closet to be as neat as a store display, watch this video to learn how to fold a dress shirt with the folks from ...more
Learn how to play "All Summer Long" by Hit Master, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Stadard Tuning: D C9 G Sittin’ in my car outside your house (Sittin’ in my car outside your house) ‘Member when you spilled coke all o ...more
Watch this instructional stenciling video to create your own stencil using a few simple tools. This stencil was created in Adobe Photoshop 7.0. You will need freezer paper, X-acto knife, a t-shirt, stiff cardboard,fabric paint, a foam brush, poly glitter (optional), and an iro ...more
Recycle your old tshirts and make them into something new! ... Or, something that looks old? In this video, learn how to cut up your own t-shirts to create a ripped-up, vintage-looking, rocker look. This project was inspired by Adam Saaks of Ed Hardy Clothing.
Olivia shows how to make ‘Woolen Mittens’ in this video, by recycling an old sweater! She begins by washing an old sweater in cold water. After washing, she puts the sweater in a dryer at high heat mode, to shrink it. The washed, dried and shrunk sweater is then placed on a ta ...more
When measuring for borders on your quilt, begin by spreading your quilt out on your work surface making sure that it is laying flat but not pulled tight. With a tape measure, measure from one edge to the opposite edge across the length of the quilt. You should measure along tw ...more
Try a quilting experiment to make a radical change to your hand crafted quilt. In this video, the original quilt was much larger, and has been cut down to groups of 9 blocks. See how a different swath of fabric is sewn right through the center of the quilt.
Turn your old t-shirts into pillow covers. You will need: Old T-shirts Cushion – 14” x 14” Ruler Rotary cutter or scissors Colored chalk to mark fabric • First, cut around the T-shirt. Then, cut the front of the T-shirt avoiding the neck and the sleeves. • Cut the top part o ...more
So the fiance and I cannot imagine spending upwards of $500 on a DJ for our wedding when we have tons of perfectly good music on our computers. And the cross-fade feature... Genius! I'm a little bit nervous about leaving our dancing fates up to the iTunes gods, but apractical ...more
In this video series, learn how to make an easy homemade zombie costume. Matt Cail shows you step-by-step instruction for making this Halloween costume. Learn how to transform old shirts and pants into a zombie costume. He shows you how to cut, apply dirt, and stain blood all ...more
Ready to try and sew-in your own weave? It's a big decision. As with everything that concerns our hair, we struggle with the pros and cons and often dwell on what could go wrong. Pixie cut. Perm or not? New shade (of pink, purple, or blue). These are all major decisions becaus ...more
Reconstruct your T-shirts into more stylish attire with this video! The materials you'll need are a T-shirt, scissors, a ruler, and a pen or pencil. First cut off part of the sleeves (this part is optional.) The next thing is to cut the neck all the away around the front and b ...more
In this video we are shown how easy it is to complete the finishing join on a quilt binding. Just before the final join 6 inches of binding should be left over at the beginning and the end, while the rest of the binging should already be sewn down. The two ends of the binding ...more
In order to make a large hair bow, you will need the following: a headband, fabric, thread, scissors, thread, and a needle. This can be sewn by hand or with a sewing machine. You will be using a straight stitch for this. Cut your fabric to the size that you would like at a 1 ...more
Add an elegant touch to your next crafting project! You can turn scraps of lace fabric, cut into circles, into beautiful little flowers. Fold your circles into small wedges, sew them together at the base and then attach them to a string necklace or your favorite piece of cloth ...more
The Art of Crochet by Teresa explains how to sew together crochet ribbing. Thread a tapestry needle and align the edges of the crocheting project. Sew the first stitch together and secure with a knot. Sewing through the top of the stitch on the edge will help prevent distortio ...more
The United States is a hierarchical country where the weak ones are at the bottom and the powerful ones are at the top. Garment workers are at the bottom of the list although they are the most important. Without them there would be no fashion industry. They sew and cut the gar ...more
White. It never goes out of style. Especially the basic white button down. It's a must-have shirt for any wardrobe. But you can't just get any old white shirt. Here, we cover three different looks with a white button down, as well as a few pointers on finding that perfects whi ...more
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Most people know that you can add vegetable peelings and egg shells to your compost heap, but did you know that you can also add nail clippings, human hair and pet hair? In addition to organic matter that you or your animal friends naturally shed, you can also add latex ballo ...more
There are thousands of uses for tape, and plenty of different types of it, too. Masking tape is perfect for labeling, double-sided tape is great for crafts, and duct tape is good for...well, just about everything. And then there's washi tape, which is like double-sided and ma ...more
If the holiday season is stirring your dormant DIY spirit to make cool handmade things, then look no further than your fruit and vegetable drawer in your kitchen. Using cut vegetables and acrylic paint, you can easily transform carrots, apples, potatoes, okra, celery stalks, ...more
Have you ever heard the expression "Dress for Success" or "Clothes Make the Man"? When you're wearing a perfectly fitted designer shirt, something inside just shouts, "I look good" and when you genuinely think that, those feeling are radiated outward to all your come in contac ...more
Back in the olden days, whenever we desired a nicely embroidered hankerchief or gown we'd sit by the fire with a flickering oil lamp, whittling our fingers away until the breaking hours of dawn. But nowadays, thanks to the genius of sewing machines, embroidery, even the most i ...more
Cardigans are pieces you can throw on with just about any outfit, from a cute miniskirt and tank top to long skinny jeans paired with a bohemian-style top. And with this episode of "Whitney Sews," you'll learn how to create a brand new hot pink cardigan...from an old t-shirt! ...more
This video is a demonstration of how to cut up a T-shirt, inspired by 80's rock band fashions. Use a regular white T-shirt and start by cutting a deep scoop neck out of it, starting about an inch outside the neckband. Turn the shirt over and fold it in half Snip horizontal lin ...more
So you've bought your fist sewing pattern and unfolded it - but now there all these lines and triangles and dots! What does it all mean? Where do you cut? Here are a few hints - don't forget to iron your pattern, it really does help.
Silkscreening customized t-shirts can be really easy with self weeding or self cutting transfer paper. No need for a sticky mess, just heat press and peel. Learn how to print a t-shirt using self weeding or self cutting transfer paper by watching this video silkscreening tutor ...more
Are your jeans to long? How about your khakis? Corduroys? No matter what kind of pants you have, if they're too long, you can easily shorten the length with a few snips, a few marks and a basic sewing machine. The Brother LX-3125 compact sewing machine is used in this video, b ...more
Ever wondered how to make a tee shirt? With a little cloth, some thread, a sewing machine and some direction, it's as easy as baking a cake. If you want to start designing your own cool T-shirts with your favorite fabrics, watch and learn! In this eight-part video tutorial, y ...more
The t-shirt is arguably the most basic part of modern Western fashion. Billions of people around the world wear them every day for ease and comfort. This two-part video will teach all you sewing fans out there how to sew your own t-shirts at home. You can then use these techni ...more
By using sewing pattern Simplicity 4670, the author of this tutorial video takes you through the steps needed to produce a great shirt collar. First you should attach interfacing to one piece of the shirt collar. Here you will be using fusible interfacing and taking the facing ...more
Missing a button and in a hurry? Instead of waiting a couple days when dropping off your dress shirts at a seamstress, why not fix the problem yourself within an hour? In this video, learn how to hand sew a button on a shirt with "How To Sew with Jenny T".
Here's how to turn an old, incredibly large t-shirt into fitted shirt that is comfortable yet flattering. Find a large shirt that you would like to work with and one of your favorite fitted t-shirts. Simply trace around the fitted t-shirt onto the large shirt you wish to alter ...more
Plain tees are indispensable because you can match them with anything, from the plain to the outrageous. But sometimes you get tired of wearing the same old gray tee shirt time after time and want to spice things up a little. Watch this fashion tutorial to learn how to repurp ...more
Drafting your own patterns isn't difficult - and it's a great way to get not only a free pattern, but to make sure that your pattern is custom fit to your own measurements. This video shows you how to draft a basic shirt pattern from scratch.
Few of Lady Gaga's costumes are wearable on the everyday unless you're a drag queen or doing theater. Lobster headpieces and orbital solar system gowns are, after all, slightly on the theatrical side. But this Lady Gaga lightning bolt t-shirt is one way to flaunt Gaga style w ...more