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old t shirt to sexy top in about an hour
boyfriend's old t shirt i litteraly rescued from the bin...

Posted by nomble from Cypress, Texas, United States • Published See nomble's 11 projects »
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  • How to embellish a beaded top. Woven Back T Shirt Mod - Step 1
    Step 1

    cut off both sleaves and then down the centre of the back of the t shirt

  • How to embellish a beaded top. Woven Back T Shirt Mod - Step 2
    Step 2

    then make 11 diagonal cuts from the centre to about 3" into the front, depending on size of t shirt and of you... i streched mine around me and marked my sides as a guide.
    Then cut off the excess triangles at the to leaving the side edges to form the straps.

  • How to embellish a beaded top. Woven Back T Shirt Mod - Step 3
    Step 3

    cut a neck line into the t shirt, be conservative to start with you can always trim it again when it's finished.

  • How to embellish a beaded top. Woven Back T Shirt Mod - Step 4
    Step 4

    grab a pillow to make it easier to weave, pull each strand individually to strech it to it's full length. weave the strands together, knotting the 1st strand to the base of the 5th knot it into position (but not too tight for ease of fudgeability later) leave the last 5 strands free to knot onto the straps.

  • How to embellish a beaded top. Woven Back T Shirt Mod - Step 5
    Step 5

    cut off the excess to make a wide strap.

  • How to embellish a beaded top. Woven Back T Shirt Mod - Step 6
    Step 6

    knot base of strap tightly and as flat as possible.

  • How to embellish a beaded top. Woven Back T Shirt Mod - Step 7
    Step 7

    tie the loose ends to the strap as tightly as you can, you may want to secure with stitching. sew buttons to the top strands to keep them in the correct position as pictured. try on and fudge where needed and chop off any excess.
    Now all thats left to do is look in the mirror and say "Ta Da!"

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GoddesOfTheColors
GoddesOfTheColors · Okmulgee, Oklahoma, US
I DO NOT UNDERSTAND :'( but its too cute
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GoddesOfTheColors
GoddesOfTheColors · Okmulgee, Oklahoma, US
I DO NOT UNDERSTAND :'( but its too cute
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Miss Marionette
Miss Marionette · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 2 projects
I must try this. thanks for sharing.
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nomble
nomble · Cypress, Texas, US · 11 projects
meenie face Chuckee! i have all the time that normal people spend shopping, i also multi task eg crochet whilst watching telly, i have 2 full time jobs: graphic designer and looking after my doggie and blokie.
big Fanks to everyone for the support would like to add do not fall asleep in the sun whilst wearing, cross hatched sunburn is funny to others, you get poked in the squares
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Trickypixie1208 P.
Trickypixie1208 P. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 12 projects
i love this and i think i might try my own style of it..loveeeee it!
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Chuckee
Chuckee · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 15 projects
This is an incredibly creative design, and for that I give you kudos.
And I also ask you: how much time do you have on your hands?
LoL! J/K
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emmilou w.
emmilou w. · Wallasey, England, GB · 12 projects
excellent!! love,love,love this how-to...thanks!!
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
beatifull!
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KMOM14
KMOM14 · Fort Wayne, Indiana, US · 377 projects
Unique design.
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edie d.
edie d. · New York, New York, US · 41 projects
Oh, so clever and chic! Love the design.
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