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[VIDEO] How to Make a Braided Tassel | The Easy Way

This DIY came to be, after searching high and lo for a braided tassel for my next refashion project, with no luck. I decided to make my very own and thought I’d share, in case someone else had the same issue. Besides, you’ll need it to follow me along on my next remake 😀   Here’s What You’ll Need: • a ruler • scissors • weight (I used a marble sample; I suppose tape would be fine too) • embroidery flosses. How many flosses depends on the amount of colors you’re using and the length of the braid you’re going...
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[VIDEO] Men’s Shirt Refashion- Ruched Sleeves Wrap Blouse

Statement tops, not to mention pinstripes, are literally everywhere at the moment. This wrap number is no different! Here I show you how to whip one up, DIY style. I’ve seen slightly different variations of this style, but I personally chose a more fitted look. Feel free to add your own spin and make whichever version you like best! Tip: For a more off-the-shoulder look, try cutting the neck wider. Here’s What You’ll Need: • Pins • Ruler • Scissors • Seam Ripper • Marking Tool • Measuring Tape • Fabric (1/4 to 1/2 yard; depending on how long you want the...
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[VIDEO] Men’s Shirt Refashion- Ruffle Sleeve Smock Dress

There’s no end in sight for Ruffle Mania! I love the fact that ruffles are more wearable than ever before! Adding a hint of drama and sophistication to any outfit. Here I show you how to do just that, with this simple men’s shirt refashion.     Here’s What You’ll Need: • Pins • Ruler • Scissors • Seam Ripper • Marking Tool • Measuring Tape • Men’s Shirt (long sleeve, lightweight with a large yoke)       Thoughts?1

[VIDEO] Men’s Shirt Refashion- Halter Neck Top Dupe

I spotted this designer top by Ulla Johnson, while browsing online recently. When I saw the inverted pleat, I immediately thought back to the men’s dress shirt, as I almost always see a box pleat on the back of them. In case you didn’t know, the reverse side of a box pleat is an inverted pleat. Like that, I was inspired! It didn’t take much to convince me, as I I love a classic halter neck design! It’s one of those styles that’s universally flattering. Another thing I noticed about the designer top was that it was made from a...
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[VIDEO] Men’s Shirt Refashion- Off the Shoulder Bell Sleeve Top

Bell sleeves anyone? Turn that frown….in this case, sleeve…upside down! This DIY off-the-shoulder top is the perfect way to show a little skin. What makes this refashion even more enticing is that it’s a 3 in 1! If you’ve been following along, then you know I’m a sucker for versatile pieces! I mean, who isn’t?     Here’s What You’ll Need: • Ruler • Scissors • Seam Ripper • Pins and a Safety Pin • Needle and Thread (for button) • Marking Tool (I used a pencil) • Braided Elastic (1/2 inch; approx. 1 yard) • Measuring Tape (I keep...
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[VIDEO] Men’s Shirt Refashion- Cold Shoulder Ruffle Blouse

Ruffles are all the rage this season, adding playfulness to structured pieces such as men’s dress shirt. Here I show you how to get in on the trend with an easy DIY hack. Did I mention I’ve ventured on Youtube? Yup! I decided to launch with a series of men’s shirt refashion and chose a fairly easy one to start with.     Here’s what you’ll need: • Pins • Scissors • Seam Ripper • Measuring Tape • Matching Thread • Ribbon (1/4 inch; same or similar color as the shirt) • Men’s Shirt (well-fitting, long sleeve and lightweight enough...
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