Then try these re-purpose, re-fashion, re-cycle projects. They require very few sewing skills since you aren't starting from scratch. Even more fun, they can be made from the stuff in your closet, bathroom, kitchen, or garage. No need to run to Mood.
(10) Pillowcase into girls dress ; and another dress with trim; and another
(11) T-shirt to halter top
Strips of tulle into dream tutu
Adult sweater into girls dress
(15) Adult T-shirts into girls streamer skirt
Don't forget the accessories!!
Placement into purse
Jeans into purse
(True confessions....my mom and I made these when I was a kid using instructions from ZOOM that I got by sending my SASE....remember those days anyone?? I loved my jean purse!!)
Washers into necklace
And don't forget the dolls or dogs!
Baby clothes into American Girl clothes
Baby clothes into dog clothes
Looking for more ideas? Check out these books!
Handmade Home: Simple Ways to Repurpose Old Materials into New Family Treasures
Rip It!: How to Deconstruct and Reconstruct the Clothes of Your Dreams