Have some ugly beads you don't know what to do with? Disguise them as fun knotted bead jewelry by tying them into a necklace! You can also use marbles. All you need besides the beads is the fabric, which you can get from an old t-shirt or scarf.
Shirt Into a Scarf
Fringes are definitely trendy this season, and you can jump on the trend bus without breaking the bank! You can turn an old T-shirt into a fashionable fringed scarf just by making a few cuts. Pick a shirt as colorful as you want!
If you have a stack of old t-shirts that sit in your dresser, unworn, why not get some use out of one of them by transforming it into a scarf? Save some money... You'll have scarves for days with this technique! You Will Need: • An old T-shirt • A yard stick • Chalk • Sew ...more
This is a great scarf or accessory inspired by the Fefe Dobson music video, and a great touch for your New Years' Eve celebration. All you need is a regular oversize T-shirt - ideally one which has a V-neck and solid color.
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
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
Most people (who have never done tie dye before) think that tie dye is simply squirting a bunch of psychadelic colors onto tied up fabric and going crazy with it. But there's more to tie dye than trippy rainbow hues and organic designs. There is more than one way to add a tie ...more
We've all heard of dying paper with tea dye for an aged, vintage effect. But did you know you could use tea (and coffee) to dye other things as well, including T-shirts and yarn? Find out how to stain clothing with coffee and tea by watching this helpful video. The techniques ...more
In this tutorial, Elizabeth shows you how to turn two old doilies and a cheap thrift store scarf into an adorable boho/hipster bib top. This top is cheap and easy to make and best of all.. it's no sew! No thread involved! You will love this style and this shirt will soon becom ...more
A potholder loom is a square-shaped loom that allows you to weave thickly woven fabric, but often if you're not careful you can create gaps in between the yarn. But that problem will be completely solved in this video, in which you'll learn how to bypass the gaps. The result w ...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
Shopping at a thrift store can be a fun adventure, a daunting task, a way to save money, or a combination of any or all of those. There's no question that buying secondhand is almost always cheaper and buying at a thrift store undoubtedly so. But it can also be a lot of work. ...more
Candice shows viewers how to make Megan Nicolay's shredded t-shirt fringy scarf! All you need is a t-shirt and scissors. First lay out your t-shirt flat on the surface. With your scissors, cut as straight as you can, right across the logo on your shirt. Take the bottom part of ...more
Turn those boring blue jeans and that drab white shirt into a fashionable ensemble with a few accessories. Watch and learn how to spice up your outfit with layered shirts, belts, fashion scarves and boots. There's nothing to giving an outfit a little more zest.
In this tutorial, we learn how to wear your scarf. First, wrap the scarf around your neck and then take one side of the scarf. After this, you can tie it as tight as you can, then loosen it and the sides will go up. Style this however you like it that will work with your outfi ...more
This is a great DIY project you can do without having to sew. Find a knit garment you don't wear anymore, like a dress or a t-shirt, and then follow the steps in this video to quickly and easily make your own trendy fringed scarf.
Listen closely or risk ending up like Jack Nicholson in The Shining, minus the whole crazy axe part. Learn how to dress properly for a snowstorm. You will need: underwear thermal underwear at least three shirts made of cotton, cotton blend or flannel a sweater made of cashmer ...more
Just because you need to assemble an outfit for work doesn't mean it has to look all boring and aging. As long as you stay mostly covered up and don't pull out your neon-colored cheetah print stockings, you'll do just fine accessorizing and dressing fashionably. Check out thi ...more
Cate Adair shows us ways to wear a square scarf in this tutorial. The first way to wear this is the classic, which you will wrap the scarf around your hair and wear sunglasses. The next way to wear it is to fold it around your neck, with a jacket over it, to keep you warm duri ...more
This video shows the viewer how to tie a scarf in an ‘Ascot’. Allegedly this is a preppy look and should appeal to young people. The knot is tied by placing the scarf around your neck, one of the lengths should be slightly longer than the other. Wrap the longer length three ti ...more
Today we're learning how to tie on a scarf. First start with a large, square, light fabric scarf. Fold it in half diagonally to form a triangle. Simply tie it in a half knot around your neck and pull the ends in front. You can also use a square scarf as if it were a longer sca ...more
Don't just use a belt for keeping your pants up, use it to give you some style! As important an accessory as a handbag, a belt doesn’t just hold up your pants or pull in your tummy. Change your look by creatively matching your belt with your outfit. Step 1: Try outfit first ...more
Interested in designing clothes? Learn how to draw ascots, bow ties, scarves and other collars for dress or shirts in this free video series from a fashion design graduate student. Part 1 of 10 - How to Draw fashion design collars. Draw fashion design collars - Part 2 of 10. C ...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
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
Kids get all the fun on Halloween. They get to dress up as their favorite characters and collect free candy, but with none of the responsibility that comes along with buying or making a costume. If you buy premade costumes for your children, it can be pretty expensive, and th ...more
Halloween costumes have gotten pretty boring. Most women dress up as a "slutty (insert occupation here)" and the costumes have started to all look alike. Not that there's anything wrong with wearing something skimpy, it just feels like somewhere along the line we lost all crea ...more
The Dark Knight Rises. The Amazing Spider-Man. The Avengers. Halloween is a few weeks away and all we're going to see are these same ol' superhero costumes. It's like that every year, due to the immense popularity of comic book films by DC and Marvel. So, if you want to skip ...more