One of the absolute best things about shopping preloved and refashioning is the ability to create something I look and feel great wearing. I know exactly what I’m comfortable in and what styles I love so it’s fab to discover a vintage treasure at the thrift shop that can quickly and easily be transformed into my perfect garment.
Such was the case with this fab boho 70’s tunic:
The pattern is awesome, the sleeves are fantastic but the length is not at all my style. Grab my Easy Vintage Tunic to Top Refashion and (re)create a perfect boho top in minutes:
I am not a fan of tunics. Too long to be a top, too short to be a dress and they make my body look even shorter than it is, harumph!
First I chopped off the bottom of tunic to my desired length + a couple centimeters for seam allowance.
Then gave my lovely top a nice clean hem.
While it was inside out I noticed that most of the interior seams had been torn and badly mended at some point so I stitched them all up properly.
Sometimes all it takes is a wee bit of imagination and quick snip and stitch to transform a frumpy thrift discovery into a wardrobe favourite!
I’ve gathered together my most popular top transforming Confessions of a Refashionista tutorials to help you recreate those sad lonely shirts at the back of your closet into fab faves:
Contains 14 projects with easy to follow tutorials & full colour step by step photos for everyone from first-time upcyclers to experienced Refashioners!
The Terrific Top DIYs include:
4 Quick Fixes
3 Cool Comfort Creations
3 Easy Embellishments
3 Brilliant Bodysuits
+ a quirky upcycled necklace to complete your unique style!
(grab all of my groovy CoaR for $3 tutorial collections right here)
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