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Let's say that you have just bought a wrong size t-shirt and you need a larger one. Or maybe it's one of your favorite t-shirts but you got some weight and it doesn't fit you anymore (this was my problem!). 
Or (last one) you are just tired of an old t-shirt and want to give it a new look and make it prettier!

Well, I am writing this Instructable to give you a very pretty idea to solve these problems! :)

Before I start, I want to make clear that this decoration is made on the back of the t-shirt so the front will remain the same.

Unfortunately I made these 2 t-shirts last summer and I didn't know this great website yet so I have no real step by step pictures of them. But I took some pictures these days and hopefully I can make it clear enough for all of you to understand. 
If you have any questions feel free to ask me!

ps: I am not able to sew and this is the first thing I have ever done sewing...so I apologize if it's not perfect!
 
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Step 1: What you need

  • T-shirt
  • lace
  • piece of fabric
  • sewing machine or needle and thread
  • tailor's tape
  • scissors

Step 2:

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First of all you have to cut your t-shirt:
lay it on a table back facing and using a tailor's tape, try to find the middle of your t-shirt's back to trace a line from the top to the bottom.
Cut your t-shirt following the line.

Now that your t-shirt is "open" fold and sew both borders to secure them.
stefano.gadget11 months ago
Complimenti. In quanti concorsi sei impegnata? Come sei messa per ora?
lindarose92 (author)  stefano.gadget11 months ago
Grazie! Ieri ho saputo di essere finalista nel Beauty Contest e nell'Italian Food Contest...male che vada faccio la collezione di t-shirt :D
Yaaaay!! You made to the finals :). Congratulations!!!
lindarose92 (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya11 months ago
Aaaaw thank you!!! I didn't expect being a finalist at all!
Well, that is even more awesome because nothing like the joy of sweet surprise :)
lindarose92 (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya11 months ago
I totally agree with you!! :)
andrea biffi11 months ago
In bocca al lupo Linda!!
lindarose92 (author)  andrea biffi11 months ago
Crepiii!! :D
krkalyorn12311 months ago
Can you do it to big shirts to make them smaller
lindarose92 (author)  krkalyorn12311 months ago
I have never done it, but I think you could try doing that too...instead of just cutting it in half you will have to cut a big piece of t-shirt. I am not too sure of this so it's better if you try this on an old t-shirt first! :)
Meursydotes12 months ago
This is such a cute idea!
lindarose92 (author)  Meursydotes12 months ago
I am glad you like it! :)
I love the grey one!! These are so cute! :D
lindarose92 (author)  Jessie Marie1 year ago
I am so glad you like them! Thank you!! :)
Beautiful idea! love the lace bows :)
lindarose92 (author)  Muhaiminah Faiz1 year ago
Thank you Muhaiminah!! :)
OMG I love this idea I gotta make one!!
Thank you so much, I am glad you like it! :)
Uber cute! Love the bows and lace makes everything classy :D
lindarose92 (author)  Penolopy Bulnick1 year ago
Thank you Nicole!! :) I admit I have been in a very lace period lately lol
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