We alter old things with our own hands

Do you want to update your wardrobe, but don’t have enough money to buy a new dress, blouse or jeans? Do not despair, there is a way out even from this situation. Today we will tell how to alter the old things with their own hands and get in exchange for fashionable and stylish clothes.

How to fix old things with their own hands: ideas

The first thing to do is to look at your wardrobe with different eyes. Surely every girl in the closet there is clothing that has long been forgotten or out of fashion. It’s a pity to throw such things away, but there’s no reason to store them either.

We take out all the items found and lay them in front of us. And then you can just use these ideas.

Ombre jeans

Do you have old jeans that you don’t like because of the color? It does not matter, you can make stunning pants with an ombre effect of them:

  1. We take bleach, a bucket of water and dark jeans.
  2. Mix bleach and water in a bucket, and then immerse the bottom of the jeans in it.
  3. After a few minutes, slowly pull the jeans out of the bleach and dry.

In this way, only the lower half of the pants will be slightly whitened, and the cuffs that can be rolled up if necessary will be lighter.

Ombre jeans

Original T-shirt

Did you find an old plain t-shirt in your wardrobe? Let's make of it a new and stylish blouse:

  1. Take a T-shirt and cut off the neck.
  2. Make a cut a little deeper towards the right or left sleeve.
  3. Now the base of the cutout is twisted inside and sewn with threads in color from the wrong side.

As a supplement, you can decorate this t-shirt with embroidery, sequins, rhinestones or rivets.

Original T-shirt

Stylish tie with a tie

This version of the alteration of the old annoying T-shirt amazes with its originality and simplicity. Just a few steps, and a new blouse for the evening is ready:

  1. We take the old monophonic T-shirt, cut off the diagonally top and cut off the sleeve.
  2. We make an incision on the shoulder exactly in the middle.
  3. We make small horizontal dimensions on the side of the T-shirt and simply tie them together.

Agree, this t-shirt looks simply impressive. And the work does not take more than 10 minutes of free time.

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Stylish tie with a tie

Old clothes in new style: master classes

To make the old clothes look absolutely new, is quite simple. You only need to have minimal knowledge of cutting and sewing, old clothes and a few minutes of free time. And ideas on the topic: "We alter the old things with our own hands" - you will find in our master classes or you can watch the video.

Playful miniskirt for a date

Playful miniskirt for a date

Necessary materials:

  • 100 cm white fabric;
  • 100 cm of black fabric;
  • old black skirt;
  • thread with a needle;
  • sewing machine;
  • scissors;
  • centimeter.

Step-by-step process description:

  1. We take the old black skirt and shorten it to the required length, measure the resulting width of the hem.Playful miniskirt for a date
  2. Now, to determine the length of the finish, we add the size of the skirt diagonally to the measurements and add 5 cm to the seams to them.
  3. Then we fold the pieces of white and black fabric with a triangle and cut out the shape of the measurements.Playful miniskirt for a date
  4. We unfold the obtained circumferences of the tissues and cut them on one side so that the result is a long strip.Playful miniskirt for a date
  5. Sew black and white stripes together, leaving a 1 cm stitch on one side.
  6. Attach the trim to the skirt and secure with safety pins so that the residual seam is behind the trim.Playful miniskirt for a date
  7. Sew a frill to the skirt on a sewing machine.

How to make a stylish bag from an old T-shirt?

Necessary materials:

  • old t-shirt;
  • scissors;
  • water marker.

Step-by-step process description:

  1. We take a T-shirt, level it on a flat hard surface and symmetrically cut off both sleeves.How to make a stylish bag from an old T-shirt?
  2. Now we apply a round plate to the decollete and make markup with a marker. Cut the neck on the received labels.How to make a stylish bag from an old T-shirt?
  3. Then turn the T-shirt inside out and determine the depth of the bag. We draw the lower horizontal line in the place where the bottom is supposed to be.How to make a stylish bag from an old T-shirt?
  4. Next, take the scissors and cut the fabric under the bottom strip into shreds 1-1.5 cm thick.How to make a stylish bag from an old T-shirt?
  5. At the end we twist the T-shirt onto the front side and tie the strips of fabric into several knots.How to make a stylish bag from an old T-shirt?
  6. Stylish bag ready to use.How to make a stylish bag from an old T-shirt?

Delicate blouse from an old T-shirt

Delicate blouse from an old T-shirt

Necessary materials:

  • an old plain T-shirt;
  • beautiful mesh fabric for decoration;
  • butterfly or bow for decoration;
  • scissors;
  • thread with a needle.

Step-by-step process description:

  1. Measure the trim line of the sleeves.Delicate blouse from an old T-shirt
  2. Now we draw a horizontal line from one armpit to another, and boldly cut off the top of the T-shirt.
  3. Then we cut off the neck and sleeves from the top of the T-shirt.Delicate blouse from an old T-shirt
  4. We put the mesh fabric on a hard, flat surface and cut it according to a sketch made from the top of the T-shirt.Delicate blouse from an old T-shirt
  5. Now we connect the mesh fabric and the bottom of the T-shirt, leaving about 1-1.5 cm per seam. Secure the result with safety pins and sew.Delicate blouse from an old T-shirt
  6. At the end we decorate a T-shirt with a bow in the center of the front side.Delicate blouse from an old T-shirt
  7. Stylish t-shirt for the summer ready.

In general, the alteration of clothes from old to stylish with your own hands is a rather exciting and interesting activity. Showing a little imagination and creativity, you can create unique things that can easily withstand the competition even at fashion shows.

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