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a cutesy punky kinda project [:
hello, thanks for checking this out, this is my first how-to project EVER!! so if there are any problems or questions, please ask me. sorry if the pictures are unclear!!!! have fun and good luck [:

Posted by indirectkiss from Pingzhen District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan • Published See indirectkiss's 21 projects » © 2019 Megan Nicolay / Workman · Reproduced with permission.
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  • How to make legwarmers. No Sew Leggings/Legwarmers From A T Shirt - Step 1
    Step 1

    okay, first off, i wanted to let you know that i didnt think up of this idea, Megan Nicolay did! its in the book shown in the picture, and its on page 294. i think there was a contest before where the prize was this book, so if you won, kuods to you!

  • How to make legwarmers. No Sew Leggings/Legwarmers From A T Shirt - Step 2
    Step 2

    choose a shirt that you kinda like but fits awkwardly or you dont like the logo on it. in my case, it was both haha

  • How to make legwarmers. No Sew Leggings/Legwarmers From A T Shirt - Step 3
    Step 3

    with your chalk or pen or whatever, make a dot next to both sides of the neckline and in the center of the hem at the bottom. connect the dots to form a triangle

  • How to make legwarmers. No Sew Leggings/Legwarmers From A T Shirt - Step 4
    Step 4

    cut out the triangle

  • How to make legwarmers. No Sew Leggings/Legwarmers From A T Shirt - Step 5
    Step 5

    now cut off the sleeves, including the seams

  • How to make legwarmers. No Sew Leggings/Legwarmers From A T Shirt - Step 6
    Step 6

    make sure when you wrap a piece around you thigh, that it doesnt overlap. if it does then just trim the raw edge until it doesnt overlap anymore. BUT DONT CUT OFF TOO MUCH LIKE ME T^T you'll end up with leggings that are quite tight -__-

  • How to make legwarmers. No Sew Leggings/Legwarmers From A T Shirt - Step 7
    Step 7

    pick up your chalk again and make dots all long the outer edge, one inch from the side and 1.5 inches apart. do the same to the place where the sleeve used to be

  • How to make legwarmers. No Sew Leggings/Legwarmers From A T Shirt - Step 8
    Step 8

    take a t-shirt strip (preferably cut from the bottom of a really big shirt)(again, this strip has to be LONG) and stretch the crap out of it, because you need a really long strip. put safety pins at both ends of the strip.

  • How to make legwarmers. No Sew Leggings/Legwarmers From A T Shirt - Step 9
    Step 9

    thread the strip through the hem opening, if this makes sense D:

  • How to make legwarmers. No Sew Leggings/Legwarmers From A T Shirt - Step 10
    Step 10

    lace down the legging like its a shoe

  • How to make legwarmers. No Sew Leggings/Legwarmers From A T Shirt - Step 11
    Step 11

    take another t-shirt strip and cut it in half, using the half to lace down the other side

  • How to make legwarmers. No Sew Leggings/Legwarmers From A T Shirt - Step 12
    Step 12

    and now you DONE!! wear them as legging under a skirt or dress, or as legwarmers [: so cutee

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Jess W.
Jess W.
I will make this for my little sister
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EmosLastKiss
EmosLastKiss · Leeds, England, GB · 1 project
Uwaa~ these are so cute! Totally want to do this too now. ^^ Thank you!
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indirectkiss
indirectkiss · Pingzhen District, Taoyuan City, TW · 21 projects
thanks everyone
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quirky been v.
quirky been v. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 8 projects
<3 em
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Cessu
Cessu · Finland, Minnesota, US · 5 projects
Very cute ! I totally make my own. :3 Thanks that awesome tutorial. Happy
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DarkAshHurts
DarkAshHurts · 119 projects
Awesome! I'll have to try this sometime.

I seriously need to buy that book. XD I already have the 1st one. lol
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BelovedLillith
BelovedLillith · 12 projects
I adore this project
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KMOM14
KMOM14 · Fort Wayne, Indiana, US · 373 projects
Looks great!
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indirectkiss
indirectkiss · Pingzhen District, Taoyuan City, TW · 21 projects
waah youre soo welcome Happy im glad i could help :
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M4ri
M4ri · Seattle, Washington, US · 16 projects
aha!! i was wondering when someone was going to post this!! thankyouthankyouthankyou! i saw the book in a store and flipped thru it because i have the first one and i loved this project but i didn't buy the book and i was trying to figure out a way to do it (maybe with grommets in the holes. but yeah, thank you so much!
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