Spring is here! Temperatures are rising, sweaters are getting folded up, and skin is starting to show. Wardrobes change with the seasons and this may be the time of year where you transition some of those winter items with a Spring clothing refashion project.
Check out these refashion ideas perfect for Springtime. Some are easy and some more difficult but they are all creative and achievable for makers like you.
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Upcycled Clothing Refashions for Spring
Spring dresses, lightweight jackets, and shoes.
Blouse to Peplum Top Refashion
Thrift stores are booming with oversized shirts just begging to be reworkd. Learn how you can turn an XL t-shirt into a custom peplum top in your size.
Dress to Blouse with Bows
Thrift shops, consignment stores, or your mom’s closet probably has at least one of these button-up dresses. Turn it into a flirty, girly top with bows and split open back.
Scarf to Bomber Jacket Refashion
This bomber jacket was created using a knit scarf. I love the texture the scarf added to the jacket.
Spring Shoe Refashion
Do you have a pair of heels collecting dust in the closet? Update them with leather paint and fabric scraps with this awesome shoe refashion.
Vintage Sheets to Dress
Turn bed sheets into a beautiful Spring dress. This would be perfect with a cute jean jacket!
Scarf to Top Refashion
Find a cute scarf and turn it into a lightweight top. Perfect for wearing over a tank with some jeans.
Men’s Shirt Refashion
Fabric dye always amazes me with the ease of transformation. Turn a men’s button down shirt into a cute top with buttons up the back.
Tablecloth to Circle Skirt
I am completely obsessed with this tablecloth to skirt refashion. The lace is perfect and a circle skirt looks good for any season.
Mini Skirt to Tote Bag
Learn how to add handles to upcycle a skirt into a bag. A mini skirt is just the right size as a tote bag for groceries, a lunch date, or shopping day.
Rain Boot Refashion
Spring = rain, rain = puddles, puddles = rain boots. It’s a simple equation that can be solved with some paint to create custom rain boots.
Cargo Pants to Vest Refashion
Turn some pants with lots of pockets into a vest with lots of pockets.
Sometimes all it takes is a little reducing to turn a dress into your style.
Canvas Shoe Refashion with Transfer Paper
Put any image, pattern, or meme onto a pair of canvas shoes with printable iron-on transfer paper.
Men’s Denim Shirt Upcycle
Turn a large men’s shirt into a lightweight cropped jacket for you. It’s the perfect accessory for spring layering.
Vintage Dress Refashion
Turn an outdated vintage dress into something you’ll actually wear!
DIY Raw Hem Jeans
Raw hems, holes, and distressed jeans is the trendy way to wear your denim. Learn how to create the perfect raw hem.
Custom Converse Shoes
Update some plain canvas shoes by adding fun fabric to the tongue. All you need is a few scraps of fabric.
Curtains to Skirt Refashion
Fashion inspiration is everywhere, even on your windows. Turn a curtain into a flirty pleated skirt.
Dress to Skirt Refashion
Sometimes the fabric, color, or details of a dress is right but the style is all wrong. Customize it to your liking by refashioning it.
Oversized Coat to Girls Dress Refashion
Remake an oversized women’s coat into a girly dress with cute bow details. Make a matching hair bow with the extra fabric!
DIY Kids Bunny Hoodie
I know I’m not the only one who loves animal ears on kids clothes. Add your own bunny ears to any hoodie for an instant Easter outfit.
Flower Embellised T-Shirt
Jazz up any plain tee with fabric flowers and you’re ready for Spring weather.
Vintage Sheet to Dress
Turn any button down top and a bed sheet into a dress by sewing them together for a totally custom outfit.
Doily Sleeves Shirt Refashion
This is genius! Sewing crocheted doilies onto a shirt as sleeves is the perfect way to add a feminine touch to a button-up top.
DIY Painted Shoes Refashion
Learn the easy way to change the look of your shoes. How to paint shoes refashion, perfect for spring.
DIY Bug Boots
This fun boot refashion uses mini patches adhered to velvet boots. This is a great way to upgrade an old or thrifted pair of boots.
Dress to Shirt Refashion
Cute details like embroidered flowers and fringed edging are worth highlighting. This dress to shirt does just that.
Men’s Shirt Refashion
Turn an oversized men’s shirt into a cute top to wear with a pair of jeans. My favorite part is the half-length sleeves.
Dress to Kimono Refashion
This refashion idea is so obvious I can’t believe I didn’t think of it. Just cut up the front of a full length dress and clean up the edges for a easy addition to any outfit.
Denim Dress Refashion
This denim dress refashion is a welcomed upgrade from the original.
Men’s Shirt to Cargo Jacket
Update an XL men’s shirt into a cargo jacket. Use fabric dye to change the color, cinch the waist, and replace the hardware for a new look.
Tasseled Jacket Refashion
Update a plain jacket by adding tassels and bell sleeves. This jacket went from plain to perfection with those added details.
These refashion projects have me heading to my closet to see what I can rework into something new for Spring. There are so many creative ideas included here that will have you spinning with inspiration for spring fashion.
Let me know in the comments below if you’ve created refashions inspired by any of these.