How-To: DIY Polka Dot Tights

Craft & Design

Fun fashion tights are one of my favorite cool-weather accessories, but they’re always so expensive. Not to be deterred, Kate from See Kate Sew got creative with a plain white pair and some black fabric paint, creating her own polka dot tights for a fraction of the price!
Be warned: This craft is not for the faint of heart. Unless you’ve got some mannequin legs hanging out in your crafting stash, you’re going to have to paint the dots while wearing the tights to get the shape and pattern to look right.

2 thoughts on “How-To: DIY Polka Dot Tights

  1. Ivory says:

    Hmmmm, I’m wondering if it would work to make a duct tape double of your legs (like the kind you make as a cheap sewing dummy), because I know there’s no way I’d be able to sit still while the paint dried without completely smearing it all over place.

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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