Has your most comfortable jeans developed heartbreaking holes in it? Are you going short on budget nowadays and going regularly to college? Do you covet those off shoulder tops but couldn’t purchase some brand new ones because of lack of funds? If yes then try some of these brilliant clothing hacks and repair your favorite old jeans!
Repair Those Holes
First and foremost get hold of these things:Matching thread, scissors, sewing machine,scrap fabric and iron with its iron board ofcourse. You can find these things definitely without much struggle. Start by placing your jeans with the holed side on ironing board. This will allow you to handle rest of the procedure rather easily. Cut out the frazzled edges of your jeans to create an initial neatness. This way the scrap fabric will stick to it more perfectly. Now take a generous piece of scrap fabric in order to cover whole of the hole! Put the cut piece on the hole and iron its back side. You might use the steam for better result and hold it for a few seconds. Once this is done, open your sewing machine and ready it for further process. Begin sewing outside of the hole in a zigzag pattern. But you won’t be using a zigzag mechanism of your machine and only a normal one is required. Press it afterwards and wear it again!
Amend Your Favorite Old Beach Hat
Cheer up and take out all your old beach hats which you once adored a lot! Refurbish your hats using simple tools such as pom-pom fringe, scissors and glue! Take a pom -pom fringe and using the hot glue stick it around the hat in a cute fashion. Other than this you can also take several other ribbons of your choice with colors of your taste to renovate your beach hats.
Decorate Your Created Shorts!
After your initial operation of cutting your old jeans into shorts, proceed towards its decoration and do not just stop there. Adorn those cute shorts of yours with colored wires, buttons, laces and zippers. You can use floral patterns or leopard styled patterns for making them appear more sophisticated.
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Convert That Normal Top Into An Off Shoulder One
For this you will need your favorite shirt, scissors, hot iron, sewing machine and pins, safety pins and I inch of elastic band. Place the shirt flat and see for yourself where you want to cut if from. Use a tape measure to determine this. Take the clothing pins and put them as markers in order to mark the cut line. Now taking your guidance from the markers cut your shirt in a straight fashion. Fold an inch or so inwards and pin it down. Your elastic band will determine the fold’s size. Using a hot iron give those sleeves a smooth look. Repeat the procedure for shoulder line. Now sew and back stitch the whole thing.
Use A Clear Nail Polish To Make Up For Holes
In order to save your thermal or nylon tights from getting destroyed by holes, on the very first occurrence of any run, apply a clear nail polish to prevent it on a long run.
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Use A Crayon To Move Your Jacket Zipper!
Afraid that pulling it up and down will break the zipper of your favorite jacket entirely? Then use a crayon to smooth out and unstick your stuck zipper. Rub on both sides to achieve this!
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Use Vinegar To Remove That Chewing Gum
Admit it that it is extremely upsetting to discover a chewing gum stuck on your clothes. This mostly occurs in children’s park or even college desks where the students stick their chewed gum. Yuck! Isn’t it? Use simple vinegar to get out of this nightmare! No particular directions are required for its usage. Just apply it on the affected area.
Make It Fit For Your Body
Do you still wants to wear that old leather jacket of yours but couldn’t due to its rigidness? Treat it with water in order to reduce its stiffness and brittleness and try wearing it afterwards. It won’t be that rigid anymore!