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Refashioning old clothes is a great way to refresh your wardrobe without spending tons of money. Here are some fun tutorials with a summery twist.
Make this funky zippered t-shirt either refashioned from an old t-shirt or using a yard of fabric with a tutorial from Trash to Couture.
Cherie from Studio Cherie guest blogged at Sew Mama Sew and shared how to make a men's dress shirt into a cute summer top for women. Click the link to check it out.
Over on Trash to Couture find the tutorial for refashioning a t-shirt into this grommet and laced top.
Learn how to tailor a jersey knit dress with this refashioning tutorial from Cotton and Curls.
Have a t-shirt that is a bit too tight? Try adding fringe like this to the sides with a tutorial from Trash to Couture. Very rock chick!
This refashioning idea could be used on tops, skirts or dresses so long as they're made of jersey - use this tutorial from Trash to Couture to learn how to weave in strips of jersey into other jersey fabrics.
Create a look-alike Anthropologie t-shirt with this refashioning tutorial from Grey Luster Girl.
Refashion a plain top by creating a basket weave effect on the back with this tutorial from Trash to Couture.
So dig through that wardrobe and find what you could revive!