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How to update an 80’s Prom dress - Threadbanger
This post gives detailed instructions on how to restyle an old prom dress so that it looks really up to date. It also allows a bit of your own creativity for a completely unique prom dress. A great idea if you hahen be ve an old dress packed up in the attic, I also wondered whether this could be applied to an old or second hand wedding dress that could dyed to make a very special prom dress.
a Shrug and Skirt Set out of an Old Sweater - Threadbanger
This is a great way to restyle a sweater. The skirt looks quite short but would look good worn with leggings. The shrug would look great with a vest top or a dress.
Board Shorts out of an old suit - Threadbanger
I love this idea, it could also be adapted to use a floral material, or whatever material you like for some different tailored shorts for the office.
A recycled necktie scarf - Craft Stylish
A great way t recycle old silk ties into a gorgeous scarf. You can pick the patterns / colours for the look that you would like to achieve.
Refashion a boring cardigan - Craft Stylish
This shows how to get a plain and boring cardigan and make it into something really different and unique. I love the colours of the cardigan.
Refashioned Blouse - this mama makes stuff
a great way to turn a shapeless blouse into a more fitted style and adjust the sleeves. This post shows how you can change or customise something if you don’t like it.
Refashioned denim skirt - Burda Style
Add new life to a denim skirt. The frills and paint give it a really up to date and cutting edge feel.
Vintage Lace Tank Top - Into the fray
Yet another great idea for making something very ordinary look special. I love the lace used on this one but you could use whatever trim you like.
Embroidered Hoody - Burda Style
A great way to recycle an old hoody. Again this technique could be used for all sorts of things including t shirts and polo shirts. You can really get creative.
Recycle old jeans into sandals - Wikihow
This video made by the thegreengirls.com shows you exactly what to do to make your old jeans into sandals. A great idea for an old pair of jeans that has worn out and is no longer wearable.