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Pearl Encrusted Deep V t-shirt. I’m always worried now when I have an idea for a DIY that one of the other DIY bloggers has already done it. Sadly I don’t have time any more to look at too many blogs so please know that if someone else has done this, it’s by complete coincidence that I have too. I have learned over the years of blogging that we DIYers tend to all think alike. So hopefully, this hasn’t been done before HOWEVER, the idea is not too far off from those hideously bedazzled sweatshirts from the 80′s old ladies used to wear… right? But so much better *NOTE* the “V” looks deeper on the dress form than it is in reality BUT your pearls or beads WILL weigh it down more than it normally sits on your chest. *NOTE* Once embellished, your shirt will have to be dry-cleaned or carefully hand-washed and hung to dry.

. * Beginning somewhere near the center of your V and with your middle sized pearl or bead, thread your needle through the back of your T and hand stitch your bead into place. Bow Back Shirt. Chains Shirt. Heart Sweatshirt. If you saw my Santa wish list the other day, you know that I have my eyes on the Wildfox Couture heart jumper.

Heart Sweatshirt

After hours of ogling their website, I had an epiphany: I can make my own! [SIDENOTE: Since making my wish list just last week, the heart jumper is no longer available on their website...I think this DIY project is FATE :)] A white crew neck sweatshirt. I got mine at Target for around $8A heart stencil to trace. I just printed out Word’s heart shape as big as it would fit on a sheet of paper and cut this outPencilMod PodgeRed GlitterA container for mixing glitter and glueA paint brushNewspaperWith a pencil, lightly trace around the heart stencil in the center of your sweatshirt.Mix the red glitter with Mod Podge in a container. Fringe Top. So I had this weird shapeless top/dress/long tank top(?)

Fringe Top

In my closet. The only thing I liked about it was the color. Recycled Tee Scarf. 61K+ Recycle all of those tee shirts that you don't wear anymore!

Recycled Tee Scarf

Make a comfy, cute scarf, its easy! STEP ONE: Grab a tee shirt and lay out flat. STEP TWO: Starting at the bottom, cut one inch wide rings. (You can use the hem if you want) You should get around 16 rings. STEP THREE: Stretch out each ring and wrap around your hand three to four times. STEP FOUR: Carefully remove the rings from your hand and set aside. STEP FIVE: Cut this two inch long strips from the remaining shirt. Recycled Tee Scarf. Copy Your Favorite Tee - CraftStylish. Photo: Jack Deutsch When you sew your own T-shirts, you can refine the fit, alter necklines and shape to flatter your figure, and make tops in the perfect fabric.

Copy Your Favorite Tee - CraftStylish

What's more, when you've found that favorite T-shirt-the one that makes you feel great every time you wear it-you can reproduce it in every color for every season and add a variety of special details along the way. Once you learn how to make a pattern from your favorite T-shirt, you can copy the fabulous fit and shape into any knit you like. For summer, try a light tissue knit like the one shown here.

Tie Dye T-Shirts with Sharpie Markers! It was Red Ribbon week at my daughter's school this week and their first dress up day was tie dye t-shirts and wouldn't you know she didn't have anything tie dye in her closet.

Tie Dye T-Shirts with Sharpie Markers!

So we decided to do a little art project together and make something with what we had on hand. I have seen several different examples and directions for this on the internet so we took what we found from various searches and modified it just a little bit. Here's what you'll need and the steps we followed: Pre-washed white or light colored t-shirt (cotton takes color great)Rubbing Alcohol (Note: mine was 91%. If your alcohol has a lower percentage it may not work as well)Liquid dropper (we used an old medecine dropper)Small plastic cup(s)... really we only needed oneRubber bandsVariety of colored Sharpies (we stuck to color wheel colors, no brown or black) **** Extra Embellishment: (fabric, scissors, iron on paper, and an iron) - we made a sparkley peace sign to put in the center of the shirt.

Say YES! to hoboken: DIY: Big Bow Pillow. This is the big bow pillow I made yesterday.

say YES! to hoboken: DIY: Big Bow Pillow

I started with this tutorial to make the actual bow. Although I made both the bow and the middle piece much much wider. I wanted a big fatty bow. Really, it’s just a big tube with a small tube wrapped around it. Super simple. Repurposed Old T-Shirt Pajamas. I finally convinced my boyfriend to purge his clothes!

Repurposed Old T-Shirt Pajamas

What resulted was a large stockpile of old t-shirts, work shirts, sweats, old golf shirts and more. Anthropologie Pratia Tank Top Tutorial. February 6, 2010 1:59 pm Per popular demand, here is the Pratia tank tutorial! Start off with a t-shirt or tank top. What I did was get a larger t-shirt so I could gather it at bottom like the pratia tank. I cut off the sleeves so it would be a tank. Measure your neckline and get a piece of chiffon that length and fold it in half. Pin it to the inside of your neckline with it peeking out. Since I cut the sleeves off my T, I wanted to finish the edges. Stitch it. ...love Maegan: Gucci Inspired Cut-out T-shirt DIY Fashion+Home+Lifestyle Blog.

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Upcycled Tie Statement Necklace {Repurposed} — Tip Junkie Homemade. Embellisments. How to make a draped t-shirt. This cowl neck top is quite easy to make.

How to make a draped t-shirt

It has only four seams and you can create the pattern yourself. The cowl neck comes from making the neckline of the shirt wider at the front than the back – this extra fabric hangs down creating the drapey neckline. The folds in the sleeves come from extra fabric as well, which is added by angling the shoulder seam upward. You will need: Measuring tape ⅔ yard stretchy fabric (I used a cotton/lycra jersey) Matching thread Sewing machine Chalk (or pencil and large paper to make a pattern) Pins (optional) The first step in making this top is to measure yourself. 1. Before you start, wash your fabric the way you want to wash the finished top. I like to draw the pattern directly on the fabric with chalk, but if you prefer to make a paper pattern the steps are just the same. Drawing the pattern for the front: Beginning about 4 inches from the top of your fabric and 6 inches from the right side, draw a line 4 inches longer than your shoulder measurement.

DO IT YOURSELF: T-Shirt Weaving. I have a lot of t-shirts.

DO IT YOURSELF: T-Shirt Weaving

Long sleeved, short sleeved, too small, too big…. I especially have a lot of oversized t-shirts that I like to wear as tunic dresses. Because I have quite a few, I find it difficult to style them without being repetitive. So, inspired by books such as Generation T and Youtube tutorial experts like itsblitzzz and secretlifeofabionerd, I decided to try my hand at some t-shirt reconstruction.

I designed the weaving pattern myself, it is quite simple and if repeated a few times creates an interesting chevron stripe pattern on the sleeve. Hope you enjoy this tutorial, feel free to comment or message me with any questions. "KnotTEE" refashion tutorial....Made by Rae Spring Top challenge #2. After posting my first entry last week I have gotten a bit scissor happy!

"KnotTEE" refashion tutorial....Made by Rae Spring Top challenge #2

Lol......If it's knit and not being used to it's full potential, it's fair game! :) I also realized I should have taken more photos of the process to post a tutorial as so many of you requested more instructions. Loose Fitted T-shirt Tutorial. May 31, 2010 8:03 am. Watermark Tee by Sweet Verbana. Hello U-Create readers! I am so excited to be guest posting here today. Re-purposing: Tshirts into 5-strand-braided-headbands. I was walking through Target a few weeks ago and noticed this little knit fabric headband that was not just braided together…….but woven. I decided they were charging way too much for something that could be made with t-shirt scraps. And that means free. So there you have it. A nice and easy project to give my bad-hair-day head some love.

(Or you may need one for working out. * Shirt-gone-Headband * Coolest Embellished T-Shirts and Tops - Photo Gallery (3 of 5) My favorite fashion trend of the moment are embellished t-shirts and tops. Part 21 – Flowered Pillow Cover. My heart broke while reading of the Sullenger family and the events going on in their life right now. Their darling little baby girl fell into a canal in Idaho (close to where I just moved from) and was pulled out of the water by a farmer 2 miles away. The parents, Patrick and Ashley, have shared pictures and their tender feelings of the whole situation on their blog here. Trimming bits off etc. ★ Fun T-SHIRT Crafts! Recycling. Taking your old, misshapen and worn t-shirts, or even ones you just don't like or wear anymore, and turning them into something that can be of use to you is not only fun and practical, it's also eco-friendly because you are recycling rather than throwing away.

You also get something unique at the end without having spent much, or any, money. Ruffle T-Shirt Re-do. Weekend Project►►►Recycled Necklaces. How To Create Today's Embellished Tops. I look at the embellished t-shirts and cardigans at Anthropologie, J. Crew, and even Old Navy -- since last year, these retailers have featured thin, flimsy items with embellishments for $40-$70. I wonder who would buy these items, since looking at them shows that the work involved is quite simple. Thirty Handmade DaysThirty Handmade Days. Judah Method - Bleaching Experemnet on the Behance Network. Untitled113. Reconstructed Clothing Roundup: 5 Ways to Revamp a T-shirt. I have that classic womanly problem of a closet full of clothes but nothing to wear. Ever feel like everything you own is just kind of... meh? Never fear, there is still hope for your tired wardrobe!

There is a solution, and it's called reconstructed clothing. You can tear apart and remake virtually any clothing item to give it an entirely new look. One of the most popular things to refashion is an ol' standby, the t-shirt. Advanced Embroidery Designs. FSL Crochet Blouses. T-Shirt Embellishment #2. Square flower embellishments for a t-shirt.