Thursday, May 10, 2012

T-Shirt to a Tank Top, Refashion

When I went home last summer, I was in the mood to sew and this is a project I did with my brothers girlfirend, Alex.  Did you see the one I did with my mom? You can find it HERE.

You are going to take a Tshirt and cut the sleeves off at the seams. Now you can grab a racer back tank or just eye ball it and cut in on the back.

Next you will cut right at the seams of the shoulders. 
(excuse the drawings in paint.)
Hope these drawings help... I thought I took pictures as we made this, but I can't find them.
The red circles are around the shoulder seams.

Now twist the back of the shirt a few times (you will want the to make sure when twisting that the front of the shirt is showing on the outside) and then pin the shoulders back to each other and sew it back together. 

Try your shirt on and see how it fits, make any adjustments you feel it needs. With Alex's we put a slit in the front. Enjoy your new tank! 


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Heather Green said...

That's awesome! Love how it turned out! I'm your newest follower! You're almost to 100. Woohoo! :)

Michelles Tasty Creations said...

Totally cute idea. My daughter would love this. Thanks for sharing at Creative Thursday.

Shiloh said...

That's a great way to re use an old t'shirt. very fun!

Evelyn said...

This is too cute! A few months ago I blogged about tie dye shirts and am still wearing the shirts. I do need a change. I think I can do this, I believe it would be too cute! Thanks for sharing. I am still enjoying following you and would love to invite you to share this post on my first ever blog hop:)

Katie @ Little Becky Homecky said...

SO FUN!!! these are great for running in as well (I hate sleeves when I run!!) Thanks for sharing this tutorial at Fantabulous Friday @ Little Becky Homecky!!

Melissa @ LoveBugLiving said...

Love this idea! I've wanted to try something like this. New follower!

Susie @Bowdabra said...

We left a comment on your duct tape post and the same goes for this one! We would love for you to link up in our Saturday Showcase!

Susie @Bowdabra

Paula Boudreaux said...

Very cute idea! Love your blog!

Crystal said...

I love this cool! :-)

Kayli@Truly Lovely said...

Cute!!! Featuring you today here:

Thanks for linking up! Loving all of your stuff!

Kayli :)

Kadie said...

Great idea!! I love re-using things! Thanks for sharing with us at Link It Up Thursday.

tank top dress said...

That's a great way to re use an old t'shirt. Love this idea:)

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