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See how your old shirts can be turned into these pretty bracelets!

Posted by lana red from Soest, Utrecht, The Netherlands • Published See lana red's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a t-shirt bracelet. Upcycle Your Old Shirt Into A Bracelet - Step 1
    Step 1

    1. Take 6 pieces of fabric, mine are about 45 cm long and 1,5 cm wide. Place something heavy on the toppart to keep them in place.
    2. Take right strip and follow the red line in the picture.
    3. It should look like this.
    4. Take the left strip and follow the red line in the picture.
    5. It should look like this.
    6. Now repeat steps 2 and 4. Pull on them, but not to tight!
    7. Keep braiding until you have ure desired length.
    8. Get you're glue gun or some textile glue and place a stripe of glue on top of the end. Do this on both sides.
    9. Cut the fabric that is on the other side of the glue strip. Not the braided side!
    10. It should look like this.
    11. Put some glue on the outside of the braid, like shown in the picture.
    12. Place the other outside against it and push them together until the glue has dried.
    13. Measure the width of youre braid.
    14. Cut a piece of fabric. The size should be 2x the width of your braid + 1 cm.
    15. Fold the piece of fabric around the part where the bracelet is attached. And glue it together.

    All done!

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DarkAshHurts
DarkAshHurts · 119 projects
Always looking for ways to use tshirt scraps! Looks awesome! Thanks.
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English Ginger
English Ginger · Newport, England, GB · 35 projects
Can't wait to try! Great photo with the steps too
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