20+ DIY Clothing Hacks: DIY Clothing Ideas, Repairing Clothes, and More

Become your own stylist in minutes! Turn your wardrobe from drab to fab when you learn to make your own clothes.

By: Emma Hassemer, Editor,

Whether you’re at the dry cleaners to get that spaghetti stain out of your favorite floral dress or visiting your seamstress to patch up your vintage mom jeans, you're handing over mucho moolah with every trip. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could do these tasks yourself? After reading about these clever DIY clothing hacks, you can!

Fixing a hole in your leggings and de-wrinkling a plain white tee will be as simple as snapping your fingers once you're through with this collection. All of these easy DIY clothing projects can be done in a day’s time without anyone’s help but your own. You don’t need to be a professional clothing designer to learn any of these DIY fashion tips. Your wardrobe, and most importantly your wallet, will thank you for renovating your clothing collection on a budget!

So, I welcome you to the beginner's clothing manual where you'll find DIY clothing projects, fashion upcycles, and more! Grab your sewing machine, needle, thread, scissors, and some fabric, because you’re on your way to becoming a designing diva!

Quick Fixes: How to Repair Your Clothes

How to Remove Wrinkles Without an Iron

Isn’t it the worst when you bend down and end up with a rip right smack dab in the middle of your behind? Talk about embarrassing! But there’s no need to throw out your favorite pants. You can patch those babies up lickity split (pun intended). Mending clothes - and learning how to store them - can save you big bucks in the long run. If you take proper care of them, your clothes can last for years and years!

Revamp Your Raiments: Closet Makeover

Ombre Dip Dye for Denim

Do your clothes look worn out and in need of a facelift? If so, these wardrobe makeover projects are for you! It’s amazing how just a few tweaks can change a whole look. After you learn how to sew, you can take your clothes from drab to fab in a blink of an eye! These DIY clothes will blow your mind when you see how easy they are.

Design Your Own: DIY Clothes

Boho Lace Shorts

It’s easier than you think to make your own clothes. The money you’ll save will make your jaw drop! From fun and flirty dresses to sophisticated jumpsuits to casual tees, these tutorials will give you everything you need to create a whole new wardrobe. The best part about making your own DIY clothes is that they’ll fit your figure perfectly. Now you can tell your friends that you are a fashion designer!

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