Basic DIY Fashion for Beginners
By Rain Blanken, About.com Guide
DIY Fashion Tools
Every girl needs the right tools for the trade. Having the right equipment means making your job a lot easier. For simple DIY projects, you don't need anything fancy or exspensive. In fact, most of what you need is already around the house.
- DIY Girl's Fashion Toolkit
- Sewing Tools
- Jewelry Making Tools
- Using Dyes and Fabric Paints
- Fabrics and Notions
Even the best of tools are useless if you don't know what you're doing. Even if you have tried out a few of the following crafts in the past, it is always good to have a refresher on how to do them. Here you will find the basic knowledge needed to make your designs come to life. If you are practicing the correct technique, your project will be a success.
Just because it's clothing doesn't mean it requires sewing. Put together these easy outfits...no needle required.
- Create a Fitted Tank from a T-Shirt
- Cut a Button-Down Wrap
- Make a Pair of Fingerless Gloves
- Craft a Belt from Neck Ties
- Beaded Fringe Pants
Jewelry for Beginners
Stunning jewelry doesn't have to come from a glass case. You can create your own jewelry right at home out of everything from fine beads to junk drawer buttons. Tap in to these quick and easy projects to get you started.
You are a few instructions away from making handbags, belts, hats and more. Accessories are some of the easiest fashion pieces to make yourself. Use these beginner projects to spark your inspiration.