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Topic: Tube top out of hanes shirt and gray fabric :)  (Read 3832 times)
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lovefindslove
« on: July 11, 2007 07:01:29 PM »



My boyfriend was going to throw that shirt away because it had pit stains on it (lol sorry). I said no, and turned it into this, then made a huge gray band and sewed it on the top Smiley


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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2007 07:10:49 PM »

Cute!  Way to recycle!
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« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2007 07:16:30 PM »

Very cute.  I really like the length of the pieces tied in the back.
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« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2007 06:49:16 AM »

That is very cute. I love to turn old tees into new designs. It's so much fun.

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« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2007 09:41:23 AM »

Very nice. Simple but very clever! Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2007 10:00:02 AM »

yay Smiley i'm glad you guys like it.

it was the first time i had used my (or any) sewing machine in five or so years, so i'm happy with how it turned out.
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« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2007 05:09:00 PM »

The back is really nice, good idea  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2007 08:38:35 PM »

I like the tie-ness, it's way awesome.
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« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2007 08:41:10 PM »

I love it. I would love to know how you made the length in the back like that?
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« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2007 09:26:06 PM »

I just cut out a piece of gray jersey fabric about 6.5 inches wide and 5 feet long or something (I just used the length of the fabric I had), and made a tube out of it (to where it was about 3 inches wide). Then, I sewed it all along the top of the tube top, leaving one side a bit longer than the other so they wouldn't be the same length when tied up.

Hope that helps, if it's confusing let me know Smiley
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