How to Refashion Clothes: Make a Dress

You can easily learn how to refashion clothes with this DIY sewing tutorial for making a dress from a shirt and skirt.

November 2014
By Beth Huntington

The Refashion Handbook

Beth Huntington offers tips and techniques for how to refashion clothes to suit your style in The Refashion Handbook (Stash Books, 2014). With clear instructions and lots of photos showing the steps from thrifted clothing to finished article, even beginning crafters will have no difficulty learning to redefine their fashion by creating their own clothes. The following project demonstrates how to make this stylish dress from a shirt and skirt.

The completed dress



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