The mere thought of summers brings a huge smile on our faces as its time to welcome all those pretty little crop tops that are not only like a breath of fresh air in the hot days, but also look absolutely adorable, sensuous and beautiful – all at the same time. You might find those gorgeous crops while strolling through the stores that cost you quite a huge bucks, but you would be surprised to know that you can make amazing crop tops at home out of your existing or old wardrobe collection, that too in a fraction of that cost. Here are 28 Amazing DIY Crop Tops for Summer 2016 that are a true thing of prettiness.
1. Balenciaga Inspired Crop Top
Make yourself a super cool and stunning crop top at home, inspired by the smash hit concept of the 50s – Balenciagas. And, this one has been actually cut out from an old tank lying in your closet. Coupling up the sensuous top with a lovely low-waist jeans won’t fail to bring out the pretty girl in you. What you need to pull off the technique is a pair of scissors, a needle, a thread, and of course, a tank top that you want to transform into plain gorgeousness.
DIY Details : biskvittka
2. DIY Bandana Crop Top
Summers are here and it’s time to hit the beach! And great beach outings must always be accompanied by great bikini outfits. This do-it-yourself Bandana Crop Top with its pretty halter neck pattern is a sure shot showstealer being a lovely combination of funky, cool and sexy. It’s just so perfect not only for flaunting by the sea, but also to a regular day out – simply pair your creation with a nice over-shirt on top and your favorite denims.
DIY Details : fashioninflux
3. Crop Top DIY
We all have a few old pairs of jeans, shirts or t-shirts that have outgrown in size and you just can’t get in them any longer. And they have ended up in fabric scraps you don’t know what to do with. Let’s turn those fabric scraps into a beautiful crop top. Gather legs of an old Texan newspaper, a centimeter scale, a Velcro or zipper, a pen, some chalk, a few pins, a sewing machine or a needle and thread to get going towards recreating this awesome crop top all by yourself.
DIY Details : 2ndfunniestthing
4. DIY Knotty Crop Top
Up-style that old dress of yours that has got not-so-trendy with time and transform it into a DIY Knotty Crop Top that hits the bull’s eye when it comes to setting new trends. You don’t need to go for any sewing or stitching to bring the thing of beauty to life. All it takes is some cutting and knotting. The key is to cut the bottom to your desired length and cut some strips out of the bottom, followed by tying the strands to form super adorable knots hanging loosely from the crop.
DIY Details : trendswb
5. DIY Crop Top From an Old Tee
Have got a tee that you just don’t get bored of, but have donned it just so many times already? Introduce a great flair of freshness to it by making this DIY Crop Top in just a deal of four simple steps letting you put things together in no more than half an hour. Just cut the sleeves a little and the neckline to make it a much wider boat neck crop. The star element is the hem that’s shorter from the sides and longer in the front, flaunting the right amount of skin to make you look absolutely ravishing.
DIY Details : chictopia
6. No Sew Sequin Graphic Crop
Haven’t got a great hand at sewing, but wish to try out some fabric crafting to upcycle your wardrobe? This No Sew Sequin Graphic Crop is the fashion project you need to try right now. Make an ultra glitzy sequin craft on that crop top of yours that has been all about subtle and minimalism until now. The supplies you need are lots of sequins and a glue gun to let a line of sequin sport your name or your mantra on the top. Check out the detailed tutorial by Kristi Murphy.
DIY Details : kristimurphy
7. DIY Sunflower Crop Top
Floral prints are always in, specially if it’s summers. But sporting an adorable plus super girly outfit that celebrates the charm of floral patterns doesn’t call for hitting the store and getting a pricey top for yourself. Instead, you just need to get a yard of fabric with a print you love and a bit of creativity to build a handsome DIY Crop Top out of it in just a few steps, using pattern drafting paper, a marker, and some sewing material, including scissors, measuring tape and sewing pins.
DIY Details : peabraindiy
8. DIY Tie Front Tank No Sewing Needed
It has been rightly said that a picture speaks a thousand words. This tutorial to recreate an ultra cool DIY Tie Front Tank proves the statement just so perfect, explaining the whole process in just a matter of eight visual steps. It’s so easy that a plain glance at the steps won’t make you feel the need to go through any detailed instructions. What’s even more amazing is that the pretty-knot-in-the-front tank doesn’t need you to engage in any sewing – just some cutting and tying.
DIY Details : thegirlnextdior