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35 Refashion Ideas To Try in 2017

We’ve all seen the incredible refashion ideas on Pinterest, but which ones can we actually do for ourselves?

While some ideas are best left to the creative pros, here are 35 of the best refashion ideas of Pinterest that anyone can do. Most require no sewing and every single one takes no pattern, special skills, or expensive design degree. Re-make the closet you already have with these tutorials to refashion your shirts, pants, shoes, purses, and more. Click an image below to be redirected to the full DIY.

Add Chiffon To A Basic Tank For A Chic Update:

Make This Chiffon Draped Tank with this Simple DIY Refashion

Makeover A Boxy T-Shirt With Ruffles:29 Ways To Makeover A Boxy Men's T-Shirt

DIY A Preppy Jacket From A Plain Turtleneck:

SewPetiteGal: J. Crew Merino Cambon Cardigan Inspired DIY

Add Lace To A Plain Sweatshirt For A Romantic Update:

DIY low-back lace sweatshirt

Give Flats A Festive Update With Poms:

DIY Pom Pom Ballet Shoes Refashion. Makeover your old flats with this easy tutorial

Refashion Any Neckline Into A Braided One:

How to braid the collar of a plain tee - almost no sewing

Make An Oversize Leather Clutch:

Make this faux leather clutch in under an hour with this full tutorial and lots of photos. The DIY Pattern is included so making this is unbelievably simple. Click here for more.

Give A Casual Black Dress A Modern Makeover With Chiffon:

Make this DIY Chiffon LBD. Little Black Dress Makeover. Full Tutorial HERE

Paint Jeans With Unique Stencils:

awesome by cottoncandycastle, via Flickr

Create Your Own Kimono From A Thrift-Store Skirt:

Vintage Refashion Graphic Print Kimono by CamilleVintage on Etsy

Make A Sexy Shirt Using Lace Scraps:

Doilies are so beautiful, so unique and nearly nonexistent these days. That is why it's so wonderful to find them at antique shops, especially when there are so many gorgeous crafts you can make with them.

Refashion A Basic Tee Into A Cropped One:

I've made plenty of shirts like this , easy an I like it (:

Make A Sundress From An Old Button-Down Shirt:

DIY Button Down Makeover. Make a sundress from a men's dress shirt

Or Give A Button-Down Some Sexy Cut-Outs:

Love the pinstripe one... Id incorporate ribbon some how :)

Slash Your Sleeves To Create Feminine Details:

DIY old shirt #T Shirt Crafts|

Get On-board With Distressed Denim… Then DIY:

My mind is freaking BLOWN. Ive always known how to distress my own jeans (fall down! Lol) but never how to make them look store bought distressed

When In Doubt, Add Fringe:

Tank Top Makeover

Add Lace To A Basic Tank For A Cute Look:

33 Clever Ways To Refashion Your Clothes - love the add lace to your shorts, add lace sleeves to a tank, (shirt apron would be cute for an art apron), turning jeans into skinny jeans, and some of the re-purposed T's

DIY A Silk Kimono From A Scarf:

Add Glitter To Your Sneakers:

Make Sleeves Prettier With Lace:

Chic Compass: DIY t-shirt makeover

Or Dye Long Sleeves The Easy Way:

Refashion A Cute Tank From A Baggy Tee:

26 Easy Style Hacks To Turn An Old Tee Into A Head-Turner

Add Zippers For Extra Details:

DIY Clothes DIY Refashion DIY Clothes Refashion: DIY Exposed Zipper Top: a tutorial

Go Bold With Paint & Patches:

Refashion plain black loafers and make these glam Gucci Inspired shoes

Get Creative With Bleach Pens:

How to make a DIY Bleach Pen Dress. Full step by step Tutorial

Add Unexpected Details To Wardrobe Basics:

DIY Anthropologie Inspired Top

And Don’t Forget The Suits!

DIY Open Back Blazer.Take a thrifted blazer, or one you don’t...

DIY Expensive-Looking Sweaters With No-Sew Chain:

Como fazer customização em blusas l

Add Embellishments to Basic Accessories:

Have a boring brown purse? Give it a fun, bright makeover with this full DIY fashion tutorial. Create a unique bag with Boho Western Tassels and lots of personality to compliment your summer style. See the full how to HERE.

Refashion Shirts With Blocks Of Delicate Fabrics:

T shirt remake with inserted lace panel. by terry

Add Jewelry To Basic Heels:

Makeover your plain heels with inexpensive jewelry straps for a chic shoe refashion

Glue On Poms For A Festive Update:

MAKE THIS Woven Pom Purse with this super easy DIY Tutorial.

Refashion New Joggers From Old Sweats:

Turn too-short yoga pants or old sweats into versatile joggers with this easy to follow tutorial. Check out the full DIY here.

Mix Textures And Glue Embellishments To Basic Bags:

DIY Crimenes de la Moda - Metallic embellished handbag - cartera metalizada - tachuelas - cadenas - studds - chains

Makeover Gladiator Sandals with Poms:

DIY Pom Pom Shoes. Makeover gladiator sandals with this summer refashion

Add Laces And Tassels To Basic Shoes:

DIY Boho Shoe Refashion Full Tutorial

Make A Fringe Clutch From A Kitchen Place-mat:

DIY this fringe woven clutch out of a kitchen placemat in under 30 minutes

I hope you guys loved these little DIY’s! As always, if you have any questions, just leave me a comment below and I’ll be sure to get back with you.

Until next time,


Lisa Mecham

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5 comments on “35 Of The Best Refashion Ideas of 2018”

    • Just click the project title or the image of the project to be redirected to the full tutorial. Please let me know if you have any other questions and I’d love to help!

  1. Wow!By far THE best list of refashioning ideas I have ever seen! Not a bad one in he bunch, and even some I’ve never seen before! Thanks so much! Now which one should I start first?! Hmmm…..

  2. Could not access the
    Create Your Own Kimono From A Thrift-Store Skirt

    Could you email the link or directions please?


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