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T-Shirt Surgery: Turn two tees in to a ruffled front top.

Posted by What Katie Does from London, United Kingdom • Published See What Katie Does's 5 projects »
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  • How to make a ruffled top. Ruffled Front Top - Step 1
    Step 1

    Decorate a plain shirt over the shoulder/chest. Cut off the sleeves.

  • How to make a ruffled top. Ruffled Front Top - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut a strip from another tee, about 1" wide and as long as the edge of your neckline. Fold it in half lengthwise.

  • How to make a ruffled top. Ruffled Front Top - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sew it on to your neckline with right sides facing.

  • How to make a ruffled top. Ruffled Front Top - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut another strip, about 2" wide and sew up the front, pleating as you go.

  • How to make a ruffled top. Ruffled Front Top - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut up the middle of the leftover fabric to make ties.

  • How to make a ruffled top. Ruffled Front Top - Step 6
    Step 6

    Sew on the waistband from another shirt. Pinch it together under the ruffle and sew on a tab.

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stephie N.
stephie N. · United States, US · 5 projects
thats so cute! i love little ruffles, they remind me of adorable dresses i wore when i was tiny (six to be exact)! It actually looks very runway inspired, especially the little tab. ;)
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