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This is an easy alteration and would work on an adult or kid-size t-shirt. It's a great way to give an old, tired shirt new energy!
two t-shirts, one long-sleeved t-shirt OR one t-shirt and some knit fabric; sewing machine; scissors; thread to match shirt and safety pins
Lay the shirt out flat. Draw a line diagonally from the center of the back of the neck to just under the arm on both sides. Cut along ...
Cut three pieces from your second knit (second shirt, sleeves or knit fabric), each 40" long and 2" wide. If you don't have pieces that long, sew shorter ...
Stitch the three 40" pieces together at one end. The fabric I used had a definite wrong side, so I folded them in half first. If you're using ...
Hem the armholes by turning under 5/8', turning the raw edge inside that, pressing and stitching with a narrow zigzag stitch. Turn the upper edge at the neck ...
Feed the braid through the casings, front and back. Pin the ends of the braid together and try the shirt on to make sure the length of the ...
Stitch the ends together on the 18" pieces with a 1/4" seam to form a continuous loop. Pin the loop to the bottom edge of the shirt, right ...
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