Intermediate Tank-Top Design

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Introduction: Intermediate Tank-Top Design

About: Marquette University '20

This side-tied design is a more challenging way to repurpose your old t-shirts. Click here for an even more challenging design. If you're looking for an easier design, click here.

Materials Needed:

1 t-shirt (we recommend going up a size due to adjustable sides)

1 pair of scissors

1 sharpie, clothing, or permanent marker

1 ruler or tape measure

Step 1: Preparation

Lay t-shirt face-up on a flat surface.

Step 2: Measure the Side-Slits

Use the sharpie and measuring tape to mark every 1 inch from the sleeve to the bottom of the shirt. Do this for each side of the shirt.

Step 3: Cut the Side-Slits

Cut along the lines 2 to 2.5 inches inward.

Step 4: Cut Each Strip

Cut each strip along the seams.

Step 5: Tie the Strips

Tie a double knot using one strip from the front and another from the back.

Continue to tie the strips until all of the strips have been tied along both sides of the shirt.

Step 6: Cut the Sleeves

Using the sharpie, mark a dashed line from the armpit of the shirt to the shoulder. Carefully cut along the dashed line to cut sleeves off. After you have done this, your tank-top is complete.

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