This step by step tutorial of how to refashion bell bottoms into skinny pants sewing project can give a much needed makeover to out of fashion clothing. With some simple sewing skills, you can save yourself tons of cash by altering your own wardrobe or great thrift finds.
Homesteaders are a resourceful lot of people who find honor in being thrifty. Refashioning clothing is a much respected self sufficiency skill.
There are ways to make pants seem new even if they are years old. The key problem is having these older clothes look like they’re made for their new purpose. So, how can we do this? Well, if you’re fairly handy with some scissors and possess some basic sewing skills, including using a sewing machine, you’re well on your way to repurposing your wardrobe pieces that don’t fit as well or are fraying at the seams.
The pattern and instructions you will find below can help you with redesigning some new track pants for your daily workouts or errands. Not only will the pattern make the pants look like new, they’ll also look stylish as you enjoy your daily jog or run errands around your neighborhood.
All you need to make these cool, stylish pants is some old track pants, scissors, some ribbing fabric, some sewing supplies, and your trusty sewing machine. Within a half hour or so, you’ll have created some new pants for yourself that look and feel like new.
So why spend tons of money you don’t have when some simple sewing skills and a little ingenuity will serve you just as well, if not better?
What are you going to do with all the money you save ?
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