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Tank Top to Skirt!
Learn how to make a skirt of of a tank top in 10 minutes!

Posted by RaCh L. from Wilmington, Delaware, United States • Published See RaCh L.'s 8 projects »
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  • How to recycle a t-shirt skirt. Tank Top Refashion - Step 1
    Step 1

    My shirt has about 13 in. from the bottom before it starts to go in for the waist. So I cut about inches 5 1/2in. down from the bottom of the armpit.

  • How to recycle a t-shirt skirt. Tank Top Refashion - Step 2
    Step 2

    I folded about an inch and a half down to make a casing for my elastic and pinned. Then sew all the way around with a 1/2th in. seam but leave a 2 in. gap to insert the elastic into.

  • How to recycle a t-shirt skirt. Tank Top Refashion - Step 3
    Step 3

    Wrap the elastic around your waist/hip (or where ever you want the waist of the skirt to hit) and add an inch from where it fits comfortably. Cut. Insert into the casing. pin one end of the elastic to the other. Sew 1/2 in. seam.

  • How to recycle a t-shirt skirt. Tank Top Refashion - Step 4
    Step 4

    Make sure your elastic is going evenly around the skirt, you don't want any twists or kinks. Sew 1/2 in. seam.

  • How to recycle a t-shirt skirt. Tank Top Refashion - Step 5
    Step 5

    Sew that 2 in. gap in the casing closed and you are all done!

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