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When you make your own clothing and accessories, your style is truly like no other. DIY fashion is often quite easy to accomplish, and the satisfaction of saying 'I made it!' is priceless. Start with some easy projects and advice. DIY style can happen in a matter of minutes.
  1. Shirts and Tops
  2. Bags and Purses
  3. Skirts
  4. Dresses
  5. Pants and Shorts
  6. Hair Accessories
  7. Belts
  8. Hats
  1. Gloves, Wristbands and Warmers
  2. Wraps and Scarves
  3. Shoes, Sandals, Heels
  4. Alter Your Clothes to Fit
  5. No-Sew Clothing
  6. Fix Torn and Ripped Clothing
  7. Techniques to Learn

Shirts and Tops

DIY Tops

Create these cute tops and shirts with a little DIY know-how. Just be careful about letting your friends borrow your one-of-a-kind treasures...you may never get them back!

Bags and Purses

Booty Bag

Carry something that makes a statement or simply holds all that stuff.

Skirts

DIY Skirts

Tailor your prom dress or just make a skirt shorter. With these free skirt projects, you can put together skirts from scratch or liven up the one you've got.

Dresses

DIY Dresses

You can create simple dresses or alter your dress to the perfect fit.

Pants and Shorts

DIY Pants

DIY Pants. Make, dye, adjust and customize your own pants.

Hair Accessories

Flower hair barrette

From headbands to hair sticks, you can make all sorts of hair accessories at home.

Belts

Dita Von Teese at Cannes 2009

Make your belt do more than hold up your pants. These easy projects are sure to help.

Hats

bunny hat

Cap your lid with a toasty winter hat or a breezy sun-blocker.

Gloves, Wristbands and Warmers

arm warmer

Warm your chilly hands with these gloves, wristbands and arm warmers.

Wraps and Scarves

Button-Up Shirt Wrap

Add a wrap or a scarf, be it for warmth or style. Here are some quick and stylish ways to wrap it up.

Shoes, Sandals, Heels

Make Glitter Shoes

You can use these simple methods to spice up your shoes and sandals.

Alter Your Clothes to Fit

Alter Clothing

If you know how to adjust your clothing to fit you, then your possibilities for fashion success are endless. Fitting a piece of clothing often means adjusting a seam or hem. Once you learn to re-sew these basic elements of your outfit, tailoring will be a snap.

No-Sew Clothing

No-Sew Clothing

Just because it's clothing doesn't mean it requires sewing. Put together these easy outfits...no needle required.

Fix Torn and Ripped Clothing

Fix Clothing

With the power of DIY knowledge, you may never have to throw away damaged clothing again. You have it in you to save money and look great.

Techniques to Learn

Techniques

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.

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