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DIY: T-shirt Surgery. Image: flickr Do you have have tonnes of old baggy t-shirts crowding out your wardrobe and not sure what to do with them?

DIY: T-shirt Surgery

Chopping them up and reconstructing them into funky, sexy and hip clothing is hot right now. Often called t-shirt mashups, t-shirt surgery, or t-shirt refashioning, whatever its called we love it. TreeHugger has previously discussed SuperNaturale's t-shirts to underwear and looked at t-shirts to bags and of course the t-shirt to swimsuit, what else can you do with a t-shirt and how and where do you find out? Image: Oh my stars (where you can find other tutorials and images) T-shirt pom poms TIPS and TRICKS. I am not sure if it is okay for me to be answering as I am new to the community, but I have done a LOT of crafts and have done lots of pom pom’s of various types and sizes, though not pillow size, I love the idea!

t-shirt pom poms TIPS and TRICKS

I will have to add that to my list of to-makes. To get a pom pom pillow size, decide what the finished size you want it to be is. Say you want the pillow to be 16″ across. To that, you need to add some length that will be trimmed to get your perfect shape. With a 16″ pillow, I would add 1 to 2 inches for trimming, though how tight you pull the t-shirt fabric will effect the final size also.

Due to the length of the fabric needed to go around a 10 inch template, you may want to purchase t-shirt fabric or use the continuous cutting method of the t-shirts – that will leave the seams in though. Surplice / cross-over bust tank top tutorial : – Your one-stop destination for D.I.Y. tutorials, tips, and supplies. This little twist on a tube top is the perfect way to revamp a big t-shirt. dress by Difficulty: Step 1 Start out with your large-ish tee.

surplice / cross-over bust tank top tutorial : – Your one-stop destination for D.I.Y. tutorials, tips, and supplies

Mark like so. The larger piece should have a top measurement to match under your bust. Step 1 Step 2 Cut the cross-over piece on the fold of your t-shirt. Sew up the sides of the larger front and back pieces, as shown. Step 2 Step 3 This is what the cross-over piece looks like unfolded. Step 3 Step 4 Lay the pieces flat. Step 4 Step 5 Now fold the sides of the cross-over piece so it matches the width of the ‘tube’. Step 5 Step 6 Put the bust piece and the tube piece right sides together and pin. Sew these pieces together.

Step 6 Step 7 When you try it on, you may find that you need to add darts to the bust piece. How to produce art, on clothing with Bleach. How to make a romper out of a T-Shirt : Secret Life of a Bio Nerd. T-shirt to sexy top. Shirt Making. Craftaholics Anonymous. Learn how to turn old t-shirts into pom poms!

Craftaholics Anonymous

T-shirt Pom Poms are so much more durable than tissue paper ones. And I think they look loads better! Got an old tee or two {or 20!} That you don’t wear anymore? Turn them into *pretty little pom poms! Supplies t-shirts, 1 per pom pomscissorscardboard use round objects to trace circles onto cardboard to make 2 templates like those shown above. i used a roll of tape and my camera lens cap…. the diameter of the outer circle is 6.5″ and the diameter of the inner circle is 2.5″. you can play around with different template sizes to get different sized pom poms. cut your t-shirt into 1/2″ strips. i only used from the arm pits down on each shirt. . take one strip and one template and place strips as shown close to the inner circle. sandwich the strip by putting the other template on top. take a fabric strip and place on cardboard with the end even with the outer edge.