Your closet is packed with so many sarees but you no longer wear them. What do do with these sarees? Get creative! You can transform your old sarees, the ones you purchased long back, ones your grandmother or mother gave you. Take out all those sarees and we will help you create something new out of all of them. Read on for interesting DIY with your old sarees.
Do you have a really heavy, embellished saree that your mother gave and you don't feel like carrying it? You can give it a touch of your own style. Take this saree to your tailor and ask them to turn the saree into a skirt. Now team this skirt with a contrasting blouse. You can use the border of your saree on your dupatta. Work on your blouse designs, pick from the latest ones to give it a trendy look. And you are ready to go!
How about turning your wedding saree into a dress? You spent loads of money on your wedding saree and you haven't even thought of wearing it all these years. It is time you take it out and turn it into a beautiful dress. Depending on the fabric of the saree, you can turn it into a flowy dress, a midi outfit or a gown. Take references online and share with your tailor. After looking at the fabric and cloth length, they may have some great suggestions for you.
If you feel you can't turn a saree into a dress or a skirt then you can also use it for making a new dupatta. You can turn a georgette saree into a beautiful dupatta. You can use it with a contrasting attire to add to the look.
Are you having some damaged sarees in your closet? You can still use them. If the patchwork or the border is not damaged, cut them and use it on your shararas or dupatta.
Chiffon or georgette sarees can be turned into kurtas also. Pair them with pajamis, palazzos or salwars.
If you don't want to turn your sarees into clothes then you can use them for creating some fun home decor. You can use your silk sarees to make curtains, sofa cushions or doormats. You can also turn them into handbags or potlis too.
With all these fun ideas, it is time you start recycling your old sarees. Use your creativity to make something interesting. For more DIYs, stay tuned to HerZindagi.