My love for jumpsuits is well known and I’m always on the hunt for those comfy all-in-one beauties while thrifting. While jumpsuits are awesome for cooler weather they completely lose their comfy-ness when temperatures rise in the summer – enter the groovastic playsuit! The comfort of a jumpsuit with the keep cool power of light fabrics and shorts!

I discovered that amazing handmade vintage playsuit in the bargain bin at the thrift shop and snapped it up instantly! Check out how I easily mended it to create a fab summer wardrobe fave for Playsuits on #ThriftyThursday!

Unfortunately the playsuit had a rip on each side of the bodice near the armholes, fortunately I had some lovely vintage trim in my stash that coordinated perfectly with the pattern and colour that easily concealed the stitching of those mended tears!

Sunglasses (thrifted) $0.30 – Vintage Playsuit (thrifted) $2 – Vintage belt (inherited) $0 – FlipFlops (had for years & refashioned)

Total outfit cost: $2.30

Are you jumpsuit/playsuit fan? 

I’ve collected my absolute fave step-by-step jumpsuit projects from my Confessions of a Refashionista + added 2 more never before seen DIY jumpsuit tutes!

I am a jumpsuit addict. I just can’t get enough of those fabulous all-in-one, throw on and go fashionista wardrobe staples. Unfortunately finding jumpsuits off the rack that suit my quirky style and curvy figure is quite a challenge, fortunately this refashionista has created more than few DIYs to not only transform thrifted jumpsuits to suit your style but also create your own from scratch without a pattern!


CoaR Groovy Jumpsuits ebook

Contains 8 projects + styling inspiration with easy to follow tutorials & full colour step by step photos for everyone from first-time upcyclers to experienced Refashioners!

The Groovy Jumpsuit DIYs include:

5 Lovely Lassie Jumpsuits
2 Quirky Kiddo Jumpsuits
A fab outfit accessory project
+ a thrifty jumpsuit styling inspiration guide!

(grab all of my fab CoaR for $3 tutorial collections right here)

Please carefully read the terms and conditions regarding CoaR e-book sales.

Snag some thrifty inspiration (+ join up & share your love of second hand) over on my Gone Thrifting facebook group!

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