I am too emotionally attached to some of my clothes especially if I had bought them abroad : they remind me of my travels when I open my closet. I keep them even if they are passed the state of being worn.
It is the case for a dark blue jumper I had bought in New York City 5 years ago. I love it but the elbows are completely teared up :
So I cut off the sleeves and added some colourful tartan bias :
The second item I have used bias to transform is an apron that we got at a bread making class.
The apron is just the perfect size lengthwise and offer good cover up. The only thing missing was a front pocket : especially practical to store a phone when cooking, I never know where is mine when I need to check a recipe !
I have added to it a polka dot pocket with some contrasting polka dot bias :