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Cute & Easy T-shirt Reconstruction!
Heellooo! (: I actually created this top a while back, and I've received many compliments on it from school. This is a nice way to reconstruct and old t-shirt into something cute! (:

Enjoy! (:

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  • How to cut-up a top. Bow(S) Top - Step 1
    Step 1

    *Try to avoid using a shirt that's one or two sizes larger. For best results, aim for a shirt that fits nicely.

  • How to cut-up a top. Bow(S) Top - Step 2
    Step 2

    Flip it over to the backside.

  • How to cut-up a top. Bow(S) Top - Step 3
    Step 3

    Mark lines 3" apart, & 6" long.

    *You do not need to follow my measurements. You can cut it longer or shorter if you wish.

  • How to cut-up a top. Bow(S) Top - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut along those marks/lines.

    After you cut, you should now have 3" wide sections.

  • How to cut-up a top. Bow(S) Top - Step 5
    Step 5

    Take the first section...

  • How to cut-up a top. Bow(S) Top - Step 6
    Step 6

    Gather the section at the center. It should sort of look like a bow.

  • How to cut-up a top. Bow(S) Top - Step 7
    Step 7

    For the fabric/ribbon, you can use ribbon, cut off the hem of the T-shirt, OR you can use the sleeves.
    Repeat on all the other sections.

  • How to cut-up a top. Bow(S) Top - Step 8
    Step 8

    And you're done! (:

    I paired mine with a cute lace top and gray leggings.

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Under the Mistletoe
Under the Mistletoe · 2 projects
thank you! (: i'm glad you like it!

t-shirts that are too large in size are too baggy, which results in bows that aren't as defined.
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CO + K User

very very cute!! is there a reason why to use tees that are not too large? do they turn out to be looser in the end?
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hammy h.
hammy h. · 2 projects
this is soo pretty!~~
hehee i really want
to try to make this^^

thank you soo muches!!
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