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Upcycle an old t-shirt into a peter pan collared top!
I have many boring old t-shirts that I never use in my wardrobe. I thought I'd spice one up by adding a crocheted collar to it and rolling up the sleeves.

Here's how I did it!

Posted by Mona S. from Umeå, Västerbotten County, Sweden • Published See Mona S.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to make a collared top. Peter Pan Collared T Shirt - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by measuring how much of the crocheted ribbon you need to go around the collar in the design you want. I've done a peter pan type of collar. Cut the ribbon to the desired length.

  • How to make a collared top. Peter Pan Collared T Shirt - Step 2
    Step 2

    Sew the edges of the ribbon by folding the raw edge over and sewing with needle and thread.

  • How to make a collared top. Peter Pan Collared T Shirt - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pin the ribbon to the t-shirt.

  • How to make a collared top. Peter Pan Collared T Shirt - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sew the ribbon onto the t-shirt.

  • How to make a collared top. Peter Pan Collared T Shirt - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use your scissors and cut away the excess fabric. You want the neckline to be where the ribbon is sewn on. But be careful not to cut into the stitches that attaches the ribbon to the t-shirt.

  • How to make a collared top. Peter Pan Collared T Shirt - Step 6
    Step 6

    Roll up the sleeves, and add a stitch or two if you want it to stay rolled up.

  • How to make a collared top. Peter Pan Collared T Shirt - Step 7
    Step 7

    Enjoy your finished top!

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