Are you looking for new and easy DIY clothes for women tutorials and ideas? You've come to the right place! Transform your old clothing into something wonderful with these sewing projects that will surely enhance your #OOTD! You’ll want to bookmark these DIY clothes for women whether you’re a sewing beginner or an expert. Learn how to revamp old clothes, DIY old clothes into new, as well as sew clothes from scratch with these DIY clothes ideas!
Tops, Pants, Skirts, and Easy DIY Clothes for Women!
1. Maxi Skirt
Sew a maxi skirt without burning a hole in your wallet in the process. By the way, don’t forget to stretch out the fabric when sewing the elastic band for the waist. I suggest using a zig-zag stitch for this project.
2. Simple Summer T-Shirt Dress
This DIY clothes idea will take care of your old knit tank tops and skirts. To make a new clothing item from these old pieces, simply join the two (you can refer to this tutorial on how to sew a simple summer T-shirt dress). Sewing on a stretchy knit fabric can be tricky, so the sewing technique for sewing knit fabrics provided in the guide will help.
3. Skirt Repurposed into Summer Shorts
It’s a good thing I kept old pieces of floral skirts in my closet. Trendy high-waisted floral shorts are gracing the fashion world this summer, but I am not one to buy super pricey summer shorts. So I’m repurposing these classic skirt pieces in my wardrobe into summer shorts with this tutorial.
4. How to Sew a Bomber Jacket from Scratch
A bomber jacket is a must-have in your closet. Learn how to sew a bomber jacket from scratch so you can have a few more pieces in your wardrobe. Here’s another DIY clothes tutorial for a leather bomber jacket you’ll also dig. But it will need you to take your sewing skills to the next level.
5. DIY Kimono
Sewing a kimono is probably the easiest DIY clothes tutorial perfect for beginners. This summer, sport a different kimono over your swimsuit every time you hit the beach or pool. Because we can’t get enough of kimonos, this DIY kimono will also help. Or this repurposed shirt kimono from our sister site DIY Projects.
6. How to Sew a Simple Turtleneck Sweater Dress
A turtleneck sweater dress can cost so much whether bought online or at the mall. Thanks to this simple and easy DIY turtleneck sweater dress, I can now make one on my own.
7. DIY Tartan Dress
8. DIY Black Homecoming Dress
Get a homecoming glow and enjoy the knowledge that you didn’t spend an arm and a leg for a dress. You can even beam with pride in a DIY black homecoming dress you made yourself.
9. T-Shirt Dress for School
Getting dressed for school every day can be frustrating if you have limited options. Add a few more lovely pieces to your wardrobe with this DIY T-shirt dress for school.
10. Repurpose Old Shirts into a Skater Skirt
Here’s another DIY clothes tutorial you can wear to school. Repurpose your old extra large shirts into this skater skirt to add to your collection of outfits for school.
11. DIY Off-Shoulder Top
The trendy off-shoulder top is here to stay for a few more seasons! It’s not too late to make one your own. Repurpose your old button down dress shirt into this chic off-shoulder top.
12. DIY Denim Shorts
Hands down, jeans are some of the old time favorites making almost half of the unused garments in our closet. If you have old pieces you just can’t wear anymore, put those jeans to good use and make these DIY denim shorts.
13. Pencil Skirt
14. DIY Tulle Skirt
Make a few fancy pieces in your wardrobe, including this quirky tulle skirt. With this DIY tulle skirt tutorial, you can make one for you and your girls for any occasion.
15. Sweater To Skirt Refashion
Who knew sweaters could be turned into skirts? The secret lies in using sweaters that are 1-2 sizes bigger, so this is a great project for those wondering what to do with overstretched sweaters.
16. Draped Skirt
Did you know that an Alexander Wang-inspired DIY draped skirt is one of the easiest DIY clothes for women you can make? The technique is in the way the tucks and turns of the fabric are made. Don’t forget to keep the skirt in place with a few safety pins.
17. Harem Pants
I’ve been a fan of harem pants for the longest time because they’re so comfortable. The best part of this tutorial is you won’t even have to print a pattern for a template. Simply grab one of your jeans and trace around them leaving enough space for a roomy fit.
There you go, DIY fashion buffs! Here are 17 DIY clothes for women you can make and have without breaking the bank. What are you waiting for? Make the most out of your old clothes now!
Which DIY clothes for women ideas did you like? Tell us in the comments below!
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published 0n May 30, 2017, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.