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I like to sew recycled clothing- it's cheap, low-pressure sewing. As far as I can figure, you either make something cool or you get rid of some cloth...
This skirt used 6-7 women's t-shirts. I only used the parts that were solid colors. Your needs will depend on the size, cut, and style of the shirts, ...
Figure out how you want your pieces to go together. The important thing here is that the top piece is about the size of your waist (so if you have a 2...
Sew the tiers into long strips, then close the loop for each one. You should have a bunch of fabric circles of different sizes.
Sew a basting stitch (as long as your sewing machine will let you) around the top of each fabric circle (except the top one, which will be on your wai...
Double over the waistband to the inside of the skirt (see pictures). The edge of the top row should just cover the first gathered seam. Sew.
When you were harvesting the fabric, you ended up with a bunch of leftover pieces, including the hem of the shirts. You can make a belt to match your ...
Cool! It's a belt!
You now have new clothes and a fun sewing project, and you don't have to hold on to those old t-shirts anymore!
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Posted:Apr 19, 2012
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