We are just smitten with these adorable mittens made from an old sweater! So easy to craft yourself, and especially a great project for beginners! I needed to make the mitten pattern slightly longer at the top and wider on the sides by about inch each.
mmmcrafts: shopping in my closet, part 1 (in which I convert an old pair of bootcut jeans into a new pair of skinny jeans) - Using a pair of skinny jeans that fit as the template would save me trying to pin them while wearing (awkward).
crochet detail on t-shirt restyle - great way to make a shirt just a little bit smaller around the waist, or where you need it. (I've pinned something like this already, but here she uses a crochet hook and has lots of close-up pics.
Ever notice how the men's section of dress shirts is endless, and the women's is. well, maybe you can find three or four colors? How to tailor a men's shirt to fit a woman. Hit up the resale shops to get some cheap men's shirts.