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Cute tee refashion.

Posted by SEWButterfly from Casselberry, Florida, United States • Published See SEWButterfly's 22 projects »
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  • How to make a ruffled top. Ruffly Tee - Step 1
    Step 1

    Base tee: turn wrong side out. Cut off hem; cut open both side seams to underarm.

  • How to make a ruffled top. Ruffly Tee - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cutting and Preparing strips using other tee: lay tee flat; from hem measure 4.5" draw a line across and cut strip. Repeat until you have 4 strips.

  • Step 3

    Cutting and Preparing strips (cont'd): cut one side of each strip. Which should give you a very, very, very wide piece.

  • How to make a ruffled top. Ruffly Tee - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cutting and Preparing strips (cont'd): finish top and bottom of each strip. Either serging or using pinking sheers. (just the top of your bottom strip, as it is already hemmed).

  • Step 5

    Cutting and Preparing strips (cont'd): make gather stitches at top of each strip. On your machine, set stitch length to the longest length; sew 1/4" from edge, then repeat stitch 1/4" from first stitch.

  • How to make a ruffled top. Ruffly Tee - Step 6
    Step 6

    Positioning Strips on Base Tee: measure 1" from bottom of base tee and mark. position bottom strip; gather and stitch in place.

  • How to make a ruffled top. Ruffly Tee - Step 7
    Step 7

    Positioning Strips (cont'd): from top of bottom strip, measure approx. 6" and mark. position the next strip; gather and stitch in place.

  • Step 8

    Positioning Strips (cont'd): repeat step 7 for the rest of the strips.

  • How to make a ruffled top. Ruffly Tee - Step 9
    Step 9

    Finishing: with right sides together, pin side seams including edges of the strips; stitch through all thickness. Hem bottom of tee.
    You're Done!

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~fabi.alvarez~
~fabi.alvarez~ · Carolina, Carolina, PR · 1 project
this is super easy!
and caitlin... at least u can try !
im 12 and ive already made [sewing] lots of things
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~L~
~L~ · Louisville, Kentucky, US · 1 project
very cute shirt!

I have a Fashion DIY link party every week on my blog.
check it out and link this up
~L~
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Katjaccuzi
Katjaccuzi · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 7 projects
lol same here caitlin
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caitlin c.
caitlin c. · Toledo, Ohio, US · 5 projects
cute... but i don't know if i can do it, i'm only 13...
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SEWButterfly
SEWButterfly · Casselberry, Florida, US · 24 projects
thank you, ladies for your nice comments. and, Stephanie you can do it...I have three children and my oldest moved back home. ;D
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angelichigo
angelichigo · Toronto, Ontario, CA · 21 projects
very cute Happy
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Stephanie
Stephanie · Central Coast, New South Wales, AU · 31 projects
This is awesome girl.... I need more time in the day... or less children lol

xo Steph
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michelle G.
michelle G. · Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CA · 1258 projects
thats cute
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