An old pair of flats are refashioned into elegant lace pair with velvet back detail. IMO, they are very elegant and perfect for special occasions now, including weddings!
Category: DIY Fashion – Accessories
Aug 17, 2018
I learned how to weave with a floor loom recently. I’m really happy with my latest woven piece , so I made a handwoven tote bag with clear vinyl cover.
Aug 2, 2018
A duffel bag got personalized with appliqué pieces made from fabric remnants. The chrysanthemum motifs really pop against the neutral canvas background!
Jun 28, 2018
DIY lace ribbon trim purse upcycled from a badly scuffed black patent synthetic purse. The process is straightforward – only ModPodge is necessary!
Jun 14, 2018
This flounce neckpiece was made with layers of spiral-cut lightweight fabrics, including organza, tulle, organdy, and chiffon. Based on a project from Japanese pattern book “2 Way Wedding Dress” published by Bunka Shuppan Kyoku in 2013.
Jun 1, 2018
This tetrahedron bag (or pyramid bag for some) complete with a strap was made with fabric remnants from DIY Fabric Collage Shoes. It looks cute yet big and sturdy enough to fit a large smartphone inside.
May 31, 2018
This pair of fabric collage shoes look fresh, stylish, and so comfortable to wear. The fabric collage covers were made with 6 pieces of perforated, printed synthetic fabric samples. They left bloody trails of destruction during its construction, but it’s all worth it for shoes this good-looking!
Apr 6, 2015
Turning my old wedding shoes into a DIY mesh covered white flats. Thanks to Mod Podge, the pair of shoes is looking so much better with added mesh texture!
Jan 20, 2015
Realizing I have no suitable winter scarves for my daily SF commute, I decided to create two with cashmere and wool knit fabric remnants.
Aug 7, 2014
Refashioning a cage-like wide belt into a DIY waist corset belt, complete with tied-up detail and interchangeable fabric options. My go-to fashion statement for J-Pop Summit Festival 2014.
Jul 6, 2014
Tired of spending 2 – 10 seconds extra to get a lipstick, eye shadow, highlighter, etc from my makeup case, I decided to create my own on the go makeup case from scratch. My orange pencil case provided the perfect design inspiration, while a cosmetics-printed pink silk charmeuse fabric remnants provided the perfect print I want to showcase.
Oct 30, 2013
For my second wedding celebration to the same man, my beloved Chris, I want to add a personal touch to my bridal attire. I decided to make this DIY birdcage veil with flowers, which turns out to be a fun DIY project that gives the perfect finishing touch to my wedding outfit.
Sep 26, 2013
Before I hop on to that airplane, I’m going to share the DIY Projects results I did for the...
Aug 30, 2013
I recently created this DIY flower petals headband as part of my “warming up” process...
Jun 18, 2013
Summer means piles of DIY projects for me. And why not start with something simple, like this...
Jan 22, 2013
Last Sunday was unexpectedly a VERY productive weekend day. Obama took his second official oath,...
Jan 2, 2013
This was one of my last DIY projects in 2012, but the zebra clutch conception began earlier this...
Oct 10, 2012
It’s the fall season, and the wardrobe needs to become richer in color, more sophisticated. Why not make feather hair accessories to give a quick boost to your outfit? Here are some examples of what I made, no sewing required.
Aug 15, 2012
The weather’s HOT this August (even for San Francisco….sometimes) and I couldn’t...
Jul 19, 2012
Frankly, 2012 has gone too fast and we’re apparently in store for a crazy Holiday 2012...
Hi, I’m Mira Musank!
I'm a DIY fashion lover, sustainable style maker, and textile design learner based in San Francisco Bay Area. Creative adventurer since 2007. Find me on Instagram!