Monday, October 02, 2017

No Sew T-Shirt

A few weekends ago my dental company had a booth set up at a local event and I was to work it for a few hours. I can assure you that I was NOT cleaning teeth under a tent out on the open. My job was basically to attract new patients with our award winning personalities (and the free dental swag helped).
You can also imagine how excited I was that I did not have to attend this event wearing scrubs! I even got an awesome t-shirt to wear!!!
DSCN1339Okay...so it's just a t-shirt. BUT not for long...

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I began by cutting off the bottom hem, sleeve hems, and collar.

DSCN1345Then I cut open each side up to the armpit.
(I used a t-shirt that I like the fit of to determine how long to make the strips).
I used my rotary cutter to cut strips 1/2 inch wide by about 1 inch long. (Same concept as a fleece tie blanket).
Then alternated flipping the strips over, this makes it easier to keep track of the ones that still need to be tied.

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I tied the front and back strips together.

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For the sleeves I cut a small slit just above the shoulder seam.
I used the scrap from the sleeve hem to tie the sleeves up.

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I used the scrap from the bottom hem as a headband!

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Now this shirt has some personality!
After I worked hard at the event the hubby and our dear friend, Kyle came out to take me for dinner!

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After dinner we wound up at a local brewery for board games and beers! (Life: my favorite of all)

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Happy Refashioning!!!
Check out my stash of refashions on my blog: therefashstash.com

2 comments:

whatthesew said...

I like what you've done. There are a lot of events now where you acquire these freebie t-shirts and it's good to get some new ideas to make them more wearable after the event.

Chickie Walsh said...

Very cute, and more feminine too. Nice job.
Chickie