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Change it everyday!
I just finished making this as a Christmas present for my friend. The idea enjoyed several reincarnations, all of which were viable (like using snaps or velcro instead of buttons), but this was how I made it.

Posted by Molliewobbles from Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States • Published See Molliewobbles's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a long sleeved t-shirt. Switchable Tee - Step 1
    Step 1

    I made three felt squares and decorated them. You can use other fabric, but I would recommend putting it all over felt, as it's more stable. If you want to use a different shape, that's fine, but I'd suggest using all the same one. Make as many as you want and use your imagination!

  • How to make a long sleeved t-shirt. Switchable Tee - Step 2
    Step 2

    When you are making your patches, make sure they all match the buttons you'll use and the shirt. (They don't have to match the other patches though!)

  • How to make a long sleeved t-shirt. Switchable Tee - Step 3
    Step 3

    To start the buttons, sew each one to a bit of felt. Place a book under in the shirt, so you can't sew the bottons through the back of the shirt. Then sew the bits of felt to the shirt. Be very careful when you place them so the patches will fit in the middle with out showing the button's felt bits.

  • How to make a long sleeved t-shirt. Switchable Tee - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut button holes in your patches (if you used felt, there is no need to sew up the edges).

  • How to make a long sleeved t-shirt. Switchable Tee - Step 5
    Step 5

    Make sure the patches fit snugly in place on the buttons.

  • How to make a long sleeved t-shirt. Switchable Tee - Step 6
    Step 6

    Wear proudly and change/updade whenever you want!

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becky b.
becky b. · Silverdale, Washington, US
very clever!
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Molliewobbles
Molliewobbles · Ann Arbor, Michigan, US · 7 projects
Thanks all! Niki, Great suggestion! I might just do it!
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Darling Niki
Darling Niki · Clearwater, Florida, US · 20 projects
Oh cool idea! My mini me loves it! I love how you can change it up Happy That would be a cool idea for a messenger bag or tote too. Don't you think?
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1397 projects
This is such a good idea, very ingenious x
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northernstar
northernstar · Flateyri, Westfjords, IS · 35 projects
I love things like this that are changeable! very cool
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