Rockin’ Wristband Holes in his socks? Snip off the foot part and make a great accessory with the sock’s ribbed section. Add patches or trimmings to make your kid’s wristband extra cool.
Shirt TalesCut out fun shapes and designs from your kid’s favorite old shirt, and sew them onto a new tee. Trim off the shirt’s edges for a deconstructed look.
Short Cuts Transform worn-out jeans into denim cut-offs without losing that stylish streak. Cut each leg to desired length then remove loose strands in each leg to create fringes.
A Trick Up Your Sleeve Old shirtsleeves make great headbands. Snip off the sleeves and sew the edges together, leaving one end open. Turn it right side out and finish off sewing. Sew the two ends together, and decorate according to your little fashionista’s taste.
Tote for the DayTurn a colorful tank top into a summer bag by simply sewing shut its bottom half. Cut across the shirt from the edge of one armhole to the other, and you’ll end up with a rectangular shape. Use the part you cut off as straps and sew onto the rest of the bag.
Skirt’s Up!Cut the legs of a pair of pants to your desired skirt length. Undo the seams of the leg and the crotch areas. Overlap the two sides and sew up your skirt; do the same for the back, and voila! A chic mini for your little miss.
Make your child’s new threads unique by letting him create his own design.