17 How to Make Belts to Show Your Style


How to make belts with stylish ideas for the crafty fashionista!  These pictured belt tutorials teach you how to make DIY bow belts, flower belts, waist belts, dress belts and bling belts.  You can show off your own sense of personal style by accessorizing your outfit with these simple belts.  {{wink}}

How to Make Belts to Show Your Style

The Tip Junkie creative community has some incredible Accessory and Belt tutorials complete with pictured instructions on how to make. So be sure to look over there if you’re looking for more beauty and style tutorials with step-by-step instructions.

How to Make a Belt

How to Make a Belt

1.  Two-Tone Knotted Leather Belt ~ Inspired by the reversible Etro Belt, this belt was made from two contrasting pieces of leather.  It’s a great upcycle project becuase it’s made from old skirts.

How to Make a Belt

2.  DIY Can Tab Belt ~ Make a crocheted belt using old soda can tabs. A few simple crochet stitches and you can make one too. If you’ve never crocheted before, it’s ok, there’s a tutorial to show you how.

How to Make a Belt

3.  DIY Looping Circles Belt ~ This versatile looping circles belt is simply gorgeous.  You can wear it as a belt, necklace, as a hat accessory, hair or even as a curtain tie back.  It’s made with circular loop beads, ribbon and braided elastic.

How to Make a Belt

4.  Gucci Tassle Belt ~ Hit the hardware store to make this Gucci inspired tassle belt.  I love that you don’t have to go the craft store to get all of the supplies.

5.  Leather Flower Belt ~ Isn’t this Leather Flower Belt funky and fun?!  It’s also a wonderful refashion of two different skirts.  The elastic portion of the belt is a waistband from an old skirt and the flower is from a leather mini skirt.  It looks adorable with a t-shirt, can you imagine it with a dress or skirt?!

How to Make a Belt

6.  Braided Belt from a T-shirt ~ Stop!  Don’t throw out that old t-shirt – Use this tutorial to make a funky braided belt.  You can also use this method to make a headband.

7.  Two Easy Belt Tutorials ~ These two easy belts are ‘sew easy’ and super cute!  One is a webbing & lace belt and the other is a jacquard ribbon belt.  You can dress up any outfit by wearing it in your belt loops or over your favorite dress/cardigan.

Bow Belt

DIY Bow Belt

8.  Bow Belt Tutorial ~ This tutorial features an adorably stylish bow belt! Perfect to help accessories an otherwise plain outfit! A quick and easy project. Grab your sewing machine and the fabric in your color choice!

Bow Belt Tutorial

9.  DIY Bow Belt ~ Check out this adorable leather bow belt!  You can loop it through your jeans belt loops or accessorize a dress with it.  Basic sewing skills, leather or suede and fabric are needed to make this belt.

Flower Belt

10.  DIY: Rosette Satin Belt ~ This satin rosette belt is simply exquisite!  It’s perfect for accessorizing a skirt, dress or even a button down shirt.  The delicacy of the belt will definitely take your outfit from drab to fab!

11.  No-Sew Fabric Flower Belt – This is such an adorable fabric flower belt.  Best of all, no sewing required!  You could make one in every color.  {wink}

Waist Belt

Waist Belt DIY

12.  No-Sew Peplum Belt ~ Peplum belts are a great way to jazz up an outfit. Instead of getting crazily expensive ones in stores, why not whip up your own version!  With no sewing needed, it couldn’t get any easier!

Waist Belt DIY

13.  DIY Rope Waist Belt ~ A unique and eye-catching rope waist belt to make.  It uses carabiner hooks from old lanyards, rope and felt.

Bling Belts

Do It Yourself Bling

14.  DIY Bling Belt ~ Make a statement with this beautiful jeweled belt.  Some supplies you’ll need are ribbon, wire and rhinestone.

15.  Sequin Sash Belt ~ This Sequin Sash belt is gorgeous!  It would be a lovely addition to a spring dress or pretty blouse.  You can sew your own embellished belt with just two items, sequin trim and fabric.

Dress Belt

Dress Belt DIY

16.  DIY Ruffle and Ribbon Belt {Accessories} ~ While this beautiful belt was created for a wedding, the same idea could work for any other formal event or even everyday life by using different fabrics. The tutorial is easy to follow, all you have to do is gather the supplies that meet your needs and you will be able to create a stylish belt in no time!!

DIY Bow Belt

17.  DIY Little Black Bow Belt ~ Accessorize your evening attire with a pretty little black bow belt.  It’s a no-sew project that’s made in just 5 quick minutes.  {squeal}

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Two-Tone Knotted Leather Belt

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  1. Laurie, You bring so many Simply Great, Beautiful , Lovely Crafts, and Tips. You are so creative. Thank You for finding many wonderful crafts for all ages. Continue with Blessings, Laughter and Smiles! Maureen

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