DIY Faux Suede Patched Cardigan Restyle Tutorial from La Vie en Rose here. Good tutorial: using contact paper as a pattern piece, anchoring patches with tape, and showing a no sew option for the elbow patches. Top Photo: Nicholas K sweater N/A now, Bottom Photo: DIY by La Vie en Rose.
DIY Inspiration: Patches on Slippers in a Cool Way. Top Photo: $450 Nitenday Stubbs & Wootton Men’s Slippers here, Bottom Photo: N/A Stubbs & Wooton Slippers.
DIY “I Am Sherlocked” Sweatshirt Restyle Tutorial from La Vie en Rose here. Lots of tutorials in one post: sweatshirt restyle, how to naturally dye fabric, stamping fabric and making silhoutette character patches out of iron-on patches.
More La Vie En Rose BBC Sweatshirt Restyles that I posted here:
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DIY Easy Gold Crest Flats Video Tutorial from Glitter ‘N Glue here. She used $20 flats from Target to decorate. I like this video tutorial (1:24 so really short) because this project is so easy and you could use any type of patch you wanted to on flats or slippers.
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DIY Mending Holes in Jeans from Adventures in Dressmaking here. She also links a tutorial for mending holes in other places in jeans/pants. I get more questions about mending and patches on this blog than almost anything else and for more tutorials go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/patches
DIY Freezer Paper Stencil Knee Patches on Knitted Tights Tutorial from 3191 Miles Apart here.
Truebluemeandyou: Good idea for stenciling whatever pattern you want on knit tights. Also, I’ve seen a bunch of good contact paper stencil tutorials around.