Create a Girls’ Color Block Dress!

Emily took a thrift-store-find tank top and some fabric scraps and made an adorable, light color block dress for her daughter! Check out how you can make one, too — and admire her cute model — with just a few simple steps.

The Color Block Dress at Home Made Lovely

Work Shirt to School Dress

dress shirt to school dress refashion

There comes a time when, like people, all good work shirts must be retired. For some of us we want that retirement at age 35, ha! Don’t necessarily through those retired work shirts into the giveaway pile, because you can make them into dresses, just like Stef did. The shirring and the bows make it, don’t you think? Visit Stef for the tutorial.

His Work Shirt to Her School Dress at Girl Inspired

Shirred Girls’ Shirt Dress from Men’s Shirt

Wow. We have to say that this pattern wasn’t working for us as a men’s shirt (check out the “before” on the blog), but what Dana did with it is to die for. She also gives some great tips for working with elastic … and for making a cute daisy crown to complement the finished product.

Desert Beauty at danamadeit.com

Adorn Plain Shoes With Ruffles and Rosebuds

There was nothing wrong with the “before” shoes. But look how great they are with a little adornment, whether for women or girls! Disney, guest blogging at Whip Up, shows you how to add these cute adornments and suggests tips for making them your own. It’s fast fashion!

2010 guest blogger series: Disney with shoe refashioning at Whip Up