Add fabric to upcycle shorts. Place fabric over shorts, trace outline of pocket + or extra, cut, then fold or place in pocket and sew (you fold that extra fabric so it looks like a professional seam). Then add fabric to the bottom and your done!
DIY tank top - item: scissors, bleach, plain tank top/t-shirt. Dip dye the bottom of the shirt with bleach. Wash it out and let it dry completely. Then cut the part you bleached into thin strips and tie a knot at the ends.
lace insert in top photo tutorial BASICALLY in a nutshell here…buy a tee…buy some lace…pin the lace to back of tee. Sew lace on the tee. Cut out fabric that is under the lace, but leave about and inch to sew back to the sides for stability.