A linen upcycle inspired by an “Instant Dress” how-to from Family Circle 1977 magazine cutout. Two panels of rescued linen curtains were naturally dyed and transformed into a dress with T-shaped bodice and handkerchief skirt.Read More
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Inspired by Rei Kawakubo’s take on cage dress trend during Comme des Garçons AW 2008-9 collection, I wanted to create a similar look, albeit with a few twists, inspired by a delicate lingerie and an Alexander McQueen SS 2018 dress.Read More
Summer DIY project: giving an old white shirt a new life via DIY shibori dyeing project. This time, I used itajime style – square accordion folding technique – and I LOVE the result!Read More
Beautifying a hardly worn silk blouse by hand stitching lace appliques (cut out of lace remnants) on it, inspired by a pink dress shirt Carrie Brownstein wore on recent “Late Night” TV appearance.Read More
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.Read More
My first DIY dress ever! It was a rather impulsive decision, and the execution was muddled with detours. It took me 20 hours from sketching to finished garment, but the end result (and learning experience) was SUPER worth it!Read More
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.Read More
This is perhaps the tipping point for my love of DIY projects. Making simple kaftan scarf top with kimono sleeves from an old H&M scarf was such a fun experience. I couldn’t believe I almost throw this barely-used scarf away; it has such a pretty flower print and colors!Read More
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!
Making Sleeveless Coat Using Altered Tunic PatternAug 27, 2020 | Reimagine