20+ Talented People Who Made the Coolest Things
It’s always nice to watch professionals at work, and it doesn’t matter if they had a special education or are self-taught: what matters is that it’s impossible to take your eyes off their work. With just a sewing machine, a needle, some thread, and a lot of imagination, you can have outfits that were literally given a second life.
“I recreated an early 1900s illustration butterfly dress!”
Can you believe what this dress is made of?
“I revamped an old maxi dress.”
“Upcycled from a curtain and blanket I found at a thrift store!”
“Embroidered red lips with a crystal cherry pin”
“My first serious ebroidery”
“I made this Viking and these crows for my son. He wanted something in black and white and ’a man with a beard and birds.’”
“I’ve made some warm scarves using natural silk and wool.”
“I’m a sewist on a tight budget who recreates expensive dresses.”
“Tried to recreate a ’60s inspired dress from The Queen’s Gambit.”
“This is what I made yesterday.”
“My favorite dress I’ve made so far — made from 100% thrifted materials!”
“Sometimes 1 + 1 = 1! 2 garage sale shirts become one balloon sleeve wrap shirt and a kerchief.”
“Turned an old sweatshirt and some scrap fabric into a sweater dress.”
“Upcycled a thrifted suit by painting on it! It took me about 30 hours, but I love the result.”
A bustier top from old jeans
“I upcycled 3 old T-shirts into 1 new one!”
“A sunflower tie-dye set that I made”
IKEA bags can turn into a windbreaker.
What you can make from an old man’s polo
“Had some old jeans lying around so I tried my hand at fabric painting. A few days of sewing and painting and I’m pretty happy with the result.”
“My take on Princess Di’s black revenge dress”
“I self drafted this Wednesday Addams costume from scratch, I didn’t use a pattern”
- I’m sure Wednesday would snatch your dress and make off with it, given the chance. © sewboring / Reddit
“The perfect holiday dress: stretchy, velvety, and plenty of room for when I inevitably eat too much”
Bonus: “Been sewing shirts and matching ties for my 5 cats. It’s been fun. Hope you like them!”
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