Get inspired by these simple t-shirt refashion ideas to make your own unique craft projects

I see that t-shirt refashion ideas are very popular lately, so I would like to add something of my own to the noise. I can’t say I have brilliant refashioning skills but these projects are fun and incredibly easy to make and some of them are even no-sew projects. There are many ways to transform plain tops into fun, stylish new pieces and here are 6 complete video tutorials for you to see how I made these DIY tank tops at home in real time.

I bought some plain spaghetti strap tank tops in bright colors and want to show you how to transform plain and maybe boring things into something better, prettier and nicer.

The great thing about this tutorial is that you can create your own designs and customize them according to your preferences using the ideas from this guide.

For example, I used spaghetti strap tank tops because they are cheap and I thought I don’t care if my refashioning ideas don’t turn out as I planned. They are not the fanciest clothing items but they great for casual outfits in hot summer weather. You can actually refashion any pieces of clothes like these nice t-shirt dresses I found on Amazon.

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Nice and cheap t-shirt dresses for refashioning

MOLERANI Women's Casual Plain Short Sleeve Simple T-Shirt Loose Dress, Black, Large

$25.99  in stock
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as of September 23, 2020 8:02 pm

Features

  • Attention 1:The Floral Print is random,we couldn't guarantee the position of floral print on each dress,but they are definitely made of same pattern fabric---Attention 2:The Rose White Color & Light Color are a little bit see through, please use a nude or lighter color underwear,and don't have to wear a slip.
  • US Regular Size: XS(US 0-2),S(US 4-6),M(US 8-10),L(US 12-14),XL(US 16-18),2XL(US 20-22),3XL(US 24).We will try our best to update new color ,you can add to your wishlist for easy search.
  • Features: casual style,short length,short sleeve,O-neck,soft and stretchy,Flowy dress, comfortable to wear.
  • Occasion:This Basic Long Tunic Top Mini T-shirt Dress glad for daily, Beach,going out, party, work, casual wear. Loose t-shirt dress design,put on a belt and paired with a pair of boots will make you looks great.
  • Note:Hand Wash Seperately in Cold Water. Package Content: 1 x Women Dress.

BTFBM Women's 2019 Casual Crew Neck Ruched Stretchy Bodycon T Shirt Short Mini Dress (104Grey, Medium)

$26.99
$24.99  in stock
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as of September 23, 2020 8:02 pm

Features

  • You Will Never Regret To Get One - The Womens Summer Dresses Adopts High Quality Cotton Blend Outer Fabric, Soft And Breathable,Will Offer You First-Class Comfort; With The Same Color Lining, Makes Sure Will Not See Through; The Comfy And Stretchy Material With Simple And Solid Color Plain T-Shirt Dress Design Makes This Summer Mini Dress Suitable For Most Lady’s Body Shape
  • Thanks To The Pull On Closure, This Short Dresses Can Be Dressed Up And Down Easily. The Elastic Material Hugs Your Figure Perfectly And The Bodycon Cut Creates A Seductive Silhouette. This Is One Side Ruched Shirt Dress With Irregular Hem Design To Modify Your Body Lines, The Above Knee Length And Wrap Front Look Makes You Look Slimmer And Prolonged The Legs Length
  • You Will Catch Everyone's Attention In Every Occasions With The Gorgeous Ruched Dress - Combines With Sneakers And Sandals, A Daily Outfit Is Completed, Nicely For Casual Style, Daily Look, Home, Shopping, Hang Out, Lounging, Vacation, Holiday, Beach; With Exquisite Accessories/Jewelry, A Clutch, High Heels, You're The Star At Every Event, Like Party, Cocktail, Clubwear, Night Out, Evening, Dinner, Romantic Date, Wedding, Cruise
  • This Casual Dress For Women Will Perfectly Meet All Your Fashion Style Meet Whatever You Pair With, Like Small Accessories, Jackets, Denim Outfits, Leather Outwear, Coat, Cardigan, High Heels, Sandals, Sneakers, Flats, Even Flip Flop, This Women Ruched Bodycon Dress Always Can Create A Variety Of Style And Adapt To Different Temperatures And Every Season Spring Summer Fall Winter
  • There Are Two Different Style Of This Women Casual Short Dress: Short Sleeve (104 Color) And Sleeveless (106 Color). Please Pay Attention About That, To Create More Relaxed And Casual Feelings Of This Women Elegant Dress, This Bottom Of The Dress Doesn’t Sew The Hem, That's The Original Design

Euovmy Women's Short Sleeve with Pockets Casual Maxi T-Shirt Dresses Army Green Large

$28.99  in stock
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as of September 23, 2020 8:02 pm

Features

  • Attention:The floral print is random,we couldn't guarantee the position of floral print on each dress,but they are definitely made of same pattern fabric.Features:Solid Color,Casual Style,Short Sleeve/Long Sleeve,Two Side Pockets,Round Neck,Floor Length,Elastic at Waist
  • Material:95% Rayon+5% Spandex,Super stretchy lightweight fabric,very soft to touch and wear.
  • US standard size:S/M/L/XL/XXL;Multi Colors available.simple design casual long maxi dresses for womens
  • Occasion: Casual/Office/Wedding/Beach/Party/Vacation/Streetwear/Cocktail/.A slight variation may occur in colors and size specifications. Colors may appear slightly different via website due to computer picture resolution and monitor settings
  • Model is 5'5'', 32 B bust, size 2/4 pants, size small top and is wearing a size small.Approx. Length (shoulder to hem): -Small: 54.7" - Medium: 55.5" - Large: 55.9" - X-Large:56.7" - XX-Large:58.3"

AUSELILY Women's Short Sleeve Pockets Pleated Loose Swing T-Shirt Dress Purple Gray S

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as of September 23, 2020 8:02 pm

Features

BindingApparel
BrandAUSELILY
Color01a-purple Gray
Departmentwomens
Item DimensionsHeight: 50; Length: 1200; Width: 900
ModelAU7036-Purple Gray-S
MPNAU7036-Purple Gray-S
Package DimensionsHeight: 200; Length: 1000; Weight: 62; Width: 760
Package Quantity1
Part NumberAU7036-Purple Gray-S
Product GroupApparel
Product Type NameDRESS
SizeSmall
TitleAUSELILY Women's Short Sleeve Pockets Pleated Loose Swing T-Shirt Dress Purple Gray S

Viishow Women's Casual Plain Short Sleeve Simple T-Shirt Loose Dress Navy Blue S

$21.99  in stock
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as of September 23, 2020 8:02 pm

Features

  • Material: 95% Rayon, 5% Spandex.
  • Size:Small/US4-6 ,Medium/US 8-10,Large/US 12-14,X-Large/US 16-18
  • Features: casual basic style,A-line silhouette,short/long sleeve,round neck,super soft.
  • Style: flowy dress,Stretch,fitted,plain dress,occasion:casual/beach/party.
  • Package content: 1 x women tunic dress.

TOPONSKY Women's Casual Plain Short Sleeve Simple T-shirt Loose Purple Dress , As Purple , Large

$19.99  in stock
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as of September 23, 2020 8:02 pm

Features

  • We have registered US TRADEMARK "TOPONSKY",which is exclusively sold by TOPONSKY.In order to ensure the safety of online transactions,please recognize the Brand Store TOPONSKY.Say NO to the pirated product.
  • NOTE NOTE NOTE:plz refer to our Size Chart at left picture or in description(Not the Amazon size chart). (If burst is bigger,or like more relaxed,plz choose up one or two size)
  • Features: casual style,short length,long sleeve,O-Neck.This Dress is a Loose style, the Fabric is Stretchy. Please Check the Size Chart before Buy.
  • Features: casual style,short length,short sleeve,O-neck,super soft. Flowy dress,The long sleeve and short sleeve dress all same length. Fabric: Soft Fabric (average,soft,comfortable to wear).
  • Hand Wash Seperately in Cold Water. Package Content: 1 x Women Dress

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7 Comments

  1. cheryl

    Enjoyed your videos. Thank you

    Reply
    • Ada

      Hi
      Thanks for all your helpful tips, you have taken some of my sewing fears away.

      Reply
      • Olga Balasa

        Thank you; glad I can help!

        Reply
  2. Elaine Chapman

    You always look so happy when you model your creations, someone who feels totally comfortble in your environment. I especially like the music you chose.

    Reply
    • Olga Balasa

      Thank you!

      Reply
  3. cheryl oconnor

    What a good heart you have. I am in the United States and it is very stressful. This has to change soon. I really don’t think we can survive much more of business as usual. I love your videos. Thank you.

    Reply
    • Olga Balasa

      Thank you. It is indeed very stressful, we live in Florida and it seems every new day brings more and more bad news. Sewing helps me forget temporarily the unpleasant reality.

      Reply

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