Super Creative Mom Upcycles Old Rags And Ends Up Dressing Up The Entire Family

Be inspired with the refurbished outfits this creative mom brings to life from old rags people don't need anymore.

Posted on: April 10, 2017

Super Creative Mom Upcycles Old Rags And Ends Up Dressing Up The Entire Family

One mom’s trash is another mamma’s treasure. Fashion blogger and YouTuber, Sarah Tyau, has the right creative skills and taste to dress well without breaking the bank. With an enviable collection of refashioned thrift clothes, Sarah has been providing herself and her kids with great outfits she refurbishes from old clothes. Glance through her collection and be inspired to start your own refashions!

1. LA VIE EN ROSE

1. La Vie en Rose The Renegade Seamstress

Sarah took apart this old, saggy faded light pink dress she had and reconstructed the whole thing into a blush pink dress that fits her like a glove. She used the extra fabric to make a stunning floral design and dyed it many times before getting the color she wanted.

2. ONE SIZE FITS ALL

2. One Size Fits All Our Life Is Beautiful

Literally. At least that’s what Sarah achieved with this extra large men’s shirt. She managed to turn it into a chic dress for her daughter with a little patience and some DIY creativity.

3. RENEWED GRANDMA’S DRESS

3. Renewed Grandma's Dress Our Life Is Beautiful

Investment: two hours and only a $9-budget. This dress is living proof that fashionable transformations don’t really require a lot of time or money.

4. THIS JUMPSUIT IS MADE FOR JUMPING

4. This Jumpsuit Is Made for Jumping Our Life Is Beautiful

You too will be jumping for joy when you learn how easy it is to make your own denim jumpsuit. Sarah did hers out of an XXL denim dress. It’s a perfectly elegant yet sporty look to try! Plus, you’d be saving the $25 dollars you’d pay at stores like Forever 21 or H&M, without losing any of the glitz.

5. SUGAR COAT IT

5. Sugar Coat It My Modern Met

Sarah managed to recycle a thrift-shop plaid wool coat into a girly overall dress. This transformation is an easy DIY you can also try at home.

6. YELLOW SEAMLESSLY

6. Yellow Seamlessly My Modern Met

Using her sewing skills, she upcycled this boring garment into a stylish dress. When you’re good at sewing, it seems like the world is full of seamless opportunities.

7. LACE IT UP

7. Lace It Up Effortless Anthropologie

Sarah was OK with the color and shape of this dress, but she knew it was missing something. All she added was some lace, which turned the original dress into this chic transformation.

8. SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING REFASHIONED

8. Something Old, Something Refashioned Utah Sweet Savings

A total pro at turning thrift store findings into trendy garments, Sarah this time delighted us with a chic dress made out of a vintage wedding gown. With the leftover lace, she made a beautiful headband to accessorize.

9. SUIT UP

9. Suit Up My Modern Met

No piece of clothing poses a challenge for Sarah. From this two-piece, oversized dress, Sarah made a fit woman suit with a color as stunning as her creativity.

10. SUPER SIZE ME

10. Super Size Me My Modern Met

Sarah definitely has proven how she can put her knack for refashioning old clothes to good use. This time the deed was super simple: all she did was to make this oversized dress into one that perfectly fit her body. She added a simple belt to make it even girlier.