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DIY Grunge Flannel And Giveaway!

This season we are all about the grunge trend, and we love mixing boy and girl elements by incorporating feminine touches with tomboy plaid. For this DIY we worked with one of our designers to give a vintage flannel a cool update by adding some sheer fabric, floral patches, and studs. Watch the DIY come to life in this adorable video!

To win this flannel: tweet the link to this blog post and leave a comment with your Twitter handle!

All you need is:

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Courtney -September 13, 2013, 9:38AM


Amanda -September 13, 2013, 9:44AM

Such an awesome idea!!


Bekah -September 13, 2013, 9:47AM

Love this so much!!
Twitter: @rebekahcorinne4

Megan -September 13, 2013, 9:47AM

@megmarieb This is way too cool! I love it!

Beth C -September 13, 2013, 9:53AM

Lovely! Once my life settles (in process of moving), I will make this! But just in case, I tweeted as well: @orange_sparrow

Cole of Fox & Blackbird -September 13, 2013, 9:56AM

Awesome diy!! Tweeted @c0lebug

Allison -September 13, 2013, 9:57AM

Such an amazing idea, love this mixture so much !

Sarah Wright -September 13, 2013, 9:59AM

LOVE this DIY creation. It is fabulous, fierce, and grungy chic! @sarahbeara14

Jacqueline -September 13, 2013, 10:13AM

SO cool, another amazing FP DIY. :)

Taylor -September 13, 2013, 10:26AM


Noëlle -September 13, 2013, 10:28AM

To die for. @Lil__doll

Melody -September 13, 2013, 10:37AM


Humera -September 13, 2013, 10:43AM

Obsessed with this DIY look! Obsessed with plaid for the fall. @humeranayeb

Annejelina -September 13, 2013, 11:01AM

So fun! I like that you could do this with so many other kinds of button down shirts too =)
<3 Annejelina

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Casey Armitage -September 13, 2013, 11:01AM

I adore this look for fall. It’s just right @casewink

Rebekah -September 13, 2013, 11:04AM

@rebekah_davis_ LOVE THIS FLANNEL.

Cort -September 13, 2013, 11:13AM


Katie -September 13, 2013, 11:17AM


Love this rad DIY!

Jianna -September 13, 2013, 11:18AM

Killer grunge! This Seattleite loves it!

Cherileigh Anne -September 13, 2013, 11:34AM

Totally rad DIY! A definite fall essential! :)


Nicole -September 13, 2013, 11:40AM


Grace Evans -September 13, 2013, 12:08PM

So so cute!!! My twitter is @cgraceevans

Erica D'Andrea -September 13, 2013, 12:08PM


Monica -September 13, 2013, 12:10PM

EEEEEE I love that sheer fabric so much.


Josephine Suhs -September 13, 2013, 12:11PM

love this. time to get grungy. @josephinesuhs1

Mims -September 13, 2013, 12:15PM


Teagan -September 13, 2013, 12:18PM


Naomi -September 13, 2013, 12:22PM
Cynthia -September 13, 2013, 12:23PM

Would love to wear this love it

Sarah -September 13, 2013, 12:24PM


Kristin -September 13, 2013, 12:26PM

I need a job at freepeople :) shameless plug heres my grunge chick jacket I made.
My local store is hiring but I keep applying and they keep saying not at this time. South Coast Plaza this is what your missing out on ;)

Zoey -September 13, 2013, 12:29PM


brittany -September 13, 2013, 12:30PM

I love thisssss so cool. I want itttt

brittany -September 13, 2013, 12:33PM

@hungover_hippie twitter I love thissss omggg

Maggie Williams -September 13, 2013, 12:41PM

Can I have it!?!?!

Vera -September 13, 2013, 12:43PM

What a fun idea!

Jessica -September 13, 2013, 12:47PM

This is so cool, can’t wait to try it. Big fan of grunge. @jleetad

Alexandra -September 13, 2013, 12:49PM

love this, obsessed with the green flannel @alexxlarotta

Natalie -September 13, 2013, 12:51PM

I wish I could sew.. love this! One of my first tweets @natm221 :)

Isabella -September 13, 2013, 12:52PM

RAD! @squidabella

Kelcey -September 13, 2013, 12:53PM

@KelceyMorette Ive been looking for the perfect flannel diy and here it is :)

Isabella -September 13, 2013, 12:56PM

Although, I wish the video was a bit more instructional so we could see the way the fabric was stitched to the flannel, as well as the applique and studs (I noticed you used a neon green thread for the studs) @squidabella

Priscila Santos -September 13, 2013, 1:00PM

Love, love, love!

Gloria -September 13, 2013, 1:06PM

love this~@gloriajrubio

Kate -September 13, 2013, 1:09PM


Love this shirt! I would wear it everyday!!

Tali -September 13, 2013, 1:16PM


Carson Merritt -September 13, 2013, 1:17PM

I love this. Totally reinvents the flannel. @JustCarson_Can

Rachel -September 13, 2013, 1:19PM

Love this!! @rachwhittle93

Kayla -September 13, 2013, 1:19PM

This is so cute! I love it!

Tammy -September 13, 2013, 1:20PM

So creative :] Very spiffy and lovely at the same time.

Sierra -September 13, 2013, 1:24PM


Betsy -September 13, 2013, 1:26PM


Emily -September 13, 2013, 1:33PM

this is amazing! love to rock the grunge boho chic look!


Tabitha -September 13, 2013, 1:46PM

tweeted this awesomeness!

Meredith Perry -September 13, 2013, 2:02PM


Erika -September 13, 2013, 2:02PM

I adore this! Great way to make a strucured shirt into something a bit more feminine!


Inness -September 13, 2013, 2:06PM

Yay, cool autumn flannel!
Handle: @innessfree
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Mollie -September 13, 2013, 2:11PM


Sierra -September 13, 2013, 2:15PM


Alexis -September 13, 2013, 2:17PM

This is such a creative idea! It’s a very romantic and floaty, so unique.

susan -September 13, 2013, 2:32PM


Tianyi wu -September 13, 2013, 2:38PM

Definitely love love this outfit! This is really smart idea to combating two elements together! Want it!

Alexandra -September 13, 2013, 2:44PM

Awesome DIY! @city_of__lights

Letisia -September 13, 2013, 2:48PM


jelena -September 13, 2013, 3:00PM

I’m gonna try this! So cool!


Sandra -September 13, 2013, 3:03PM

So cute!

sarah -September 13, 2013, 3:16PM


Lyndsay Deane -September 13, 2013, 3:19PM

Yes and YES!

Maggie -September 13, 2013, 3:29PM

Fall perfection <3


Kay L -September 13, 2013, 3:37PM

Love it!

Erin -September 13, 2013, 3:38PM

Gorgeous! I love FP DIYs! This one is perfect for my favorite season: Fall! Keep em coming! -@AngryIrishBroad

eva ng -September 13, 2013, 4:08PM


Erin -September 13, 2013, 4:21PM

I need thisssss! @_hi_lovely

Jillian -September 13, 2013, 4:34PM

@jilliangkenny I love this thing so much

Jennifer -September 13, 2013, 4:35PM


Denysia Yu -September 13, 2013, 4:49PM

My twitter handle: @thatlaitgirl

Diana V -September 13, 2013, 5:46PM


Erica Hanner -September 13, 2013, 6:07PM


Jet Tripodi -September 13, 2013, 6:11PM


Love this clever little bit

manilovee -September 13, 2013, 6:19PM

OMG love love love this! Please do more with the grunge trend I absolutely love it. One of the best DIYs

Caitlin Noelle -September 13, 2013, 6:28PM


Keyona -September 13, 2013, 6:33PM


Allison -September 13, 2013, 6:54PM


Fran ishido -September 13, 2013, 7:11PM

Done :)

Lau Moonchild -September 13, 2013, 7:28PM

Done!!! ;))) @laumoonchild

Grace Allen -September 13, 2013, 8:09PM

YES PLEASE. I love flannels and this one is B-E-A-Utiful! @GraceMalvena

Anonymous -September 13, 2013, 8:22PM

@hayden_kelsey ! <3

Cathy -September 13, 2013, 8:32PM

cool video diy-loved it!

Charlie -September 13, 2013, 8:54PM

@charkable rad blog

Calley -September 13, 2013, 9:11PM

i need some more flannel in my life.

Tricia -September 13, 2013, 9:53PM


Carmen Lau -September 13, 2013, 10:08PM


Sarah K -September 13, 2013, 10:42PM

This looks like a fun project!

Linda -September 14, 2013, 12:26AM


Amanda -September 14, 2013, 12:39AM

It’s such an awesome idea.The reason why I love FP.

Jamila -September 14, 2013, 2:19AM

So cute! @jmlhwll

Atlanta -September 14, 2013, 5:18AM


Alina -September 14, 2013, 7:48AM


Alex Salvesen -September 14, 2013, 9:00AM
Alex Salvesen -September 14, 2013, 9:00AM


Kate -September 14, 2013, 9:14AM

@k8nss <3

Alicia -September 14, 2013, 10:22AM

Love it! @troublesleepin

Soso -September 14, 2013, 10:48AM

Tweeted blog link, though likely messed it up… Still, so glad FreePeeps is getting grunge back! What wonderfully twisted people you are. Thank you!

Maisie -September 14, 2013, 11:14AM

@ionlydatealiens :D

Eva -September 14, 2013, 11:53AM

Love @Keepvogeltje

Sarah -September 14, 2013, 1:16PM


Luna -September 14, 2013, 2:14PM

what a fantastic diy idea!!! love it

Ella -September 14, 2013, 2:30PM

Love this! @ablueelephant1

Abbey -September 14, 2013, 2:51PM

I’m @liagibawood !!!! I would LOVE to win this. It’s beautiful, and it’d be a fun thing to wear to all the doctor’s appointments I’ve been going to lately. I just had to drop all mi fall classes because I have bleeding in my brain that might be caused by a tumor. Waiting on MRIs and blood work to find out for sure. )B

Jaimie -September 14, 2013, 3:38PM


Erin V -September 14, 2013, 5:55PM

Plaids and flannels are my favorite!! <3 This is so wonderful! :) xx

Sophie major -September 14, 2013, 6:20PM


Taylor -September 14, 2013, 8:37PM


kelsey -September 14, 2013, 9:40PM

@ziamparadise :)

Nevada -September 14, 2013, 9:49PM

OOH OOH OOH So pretty I want it! @NevadaC

Emmeline -September 14, 2013, 10:17PM

@emmegracek (:

Meredith Johnston -September 15, 2013, 12:27AM

@mfjohnston97 and no, that does not stand for mutha effin johnston

Krystal -September 15, 2013, 1:56AM


Thanks! Fun idea!

Britt -September 15, 2013, 2:55AM

That is the coolest DIY I’ve seen for flannel.


maggie -September 15, 2013, 11:12AM

ooo love this!:)

Morgan -September 15, 2013, 6:19PM

completely in love

kaitlyn -September 15, 2013, 6:39PM


Emily E. -September 16, 2013, 12:25AM

Absolutely lovely!


DIYEARTE ♦ DIY -September 16, 2013, 4:04AM

woooow I love this!! ☺☺☺


Libby Jo -September 16, 2013, 1:16PM



Caitlin Maloney -September 16, 2013, 1:59PM

LOVE this! @eyycaiiit

nicole -September 16, 2013, 3:38PM
Bella Ross -September 16, 2013, 7:33PM


Nora -September 16, 2013, 9:45PM

This is such a good idea! I love it! @noralouB

lauren -September 16, 2013, 10:56PM


Lauren -September 17, 2013, 12:39AM

Gorgeous! @laurenyoung17

Aneshia -September 17, 2013, 1:05PM


amanda -September 17, 2013, 2:56PM


Hope you haven’t picked a winner yet!!

amanda -September 17, 2013, 2:56PM

wrote my old college e-mail by accident. it’s actually


Christina -September 17, 2013, 3:01PM

Love this!

Sarah -September 17, 2013, 3:25PM

really cool! @calicotr33fshns

Alicia -September 17, 2013, 8:23PM

where are those creepers that the model is wearing from

April -September 17, 2013, 11:08PM

btw-this is the the BOMB!

Tiffany S. -September 18, 2013, 5:29PM
Sarah -September 19, 2013, 9:54AM


Hannah Ellis-Mikulak -September 20, 2013, 1:10AM
erika -September 21, 2013, 6:55PM


haylee -September 22, 2013, 1:18AM

So in love with this

Sydney Block -September 22, 2013, 2:57PM

I love this! @SYD_onthe_BLOCK

Anastasia -September 23, 2013, 12:44PM

I just love it, I want it bad!!!!! <3 Hahahaha @anastasia_1808

Anastasia -September 23, 2013, 12:45PM

I just love it, I want it bad!!!!! <3 Hahahaha @anastasia_1808

Julie -September 24, 2013, 3:20PM

great idea.

katelyn -October 1, 2013, 6:01PM


Refashion Tutorials -October 26, 2013, 12:41AM

I’ve been working on refashioning a few plaid shirts but never thought of going the hi-low route. Big thumbs up!

jale -November 14, 2013, 7:59AM
Shy Girl -September 2, 2014, 9:28PM

Still on the look out for a cheap green and black flannel <3 #oneday

bytiffany -November 23, 2014, 11:26PM


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