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DIY Refashioned T-Shirt Tutorial! + OOTD

Hi Darlings!

This DIY is quick and easy and comes at the request of a fan who is just 12 years old 😉 her names is Jessie and she kindly asked that I do this for her. It is super easy and shown in step by step pics below.



TOOLS: Old or new loose fitting t-shirt, ruler, scissors, ribbon, pins, 1 safety pin, scarp piece of fabric in a similar weight and content.

Mark the half way point on the back of the t-shirt and measure.


 Cut a piece of scrap fabric using the measurement you took for the back x 2″ wide.

 Roll up the front of the shirt so it stays out of your way

 Pin your scrap to the inside of the shirt (back) and align in the center.

 Thread your machine with a matching color thread.

 Sew 3/8″ from the long edge on each side

 Sew a straight line down the center

 You should have 3 lines

 Cut a 36″ piece of ribbon and pin the safety pin to the end of the ribbon

Insert from the bottom up one side

Then go back in on the other side from the top and out of the bottom.

 Pull both ends to create the gathering. You can pull as much or as little as you want.

Working with the sleeve

 Fold over 3/8″” and pin until you create 3 pleats in the center of the sleeve

Once pinned take it to the sewing machine

 Sew down the middle of the pleats and backstitch to secure. REMOVE your pins as you get to them. NEVER sew over pins.

The End!

Leoapdr Baseball Cap (similar) HERE or HERE / DIY Refashioned T-shirt / Gifted Necklace / Jessica Simpson Platforms (black is not available) Nude HERE / Express Boyfriend Jeans

xoxo Mimi G



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