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How to Make a T-Shirt into a Tank Top


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Make a T-Shirt into a Tank Top: What You'll Need
Upcycled T-Shirt Tank Top

Upcycled T-Shirt Tank Top

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Learn how to make a t-shirt into a tank top. We all seem to run into the same problem; T-shirts that have our favorite band, Captain Jack Sparrow, or ‘I’m With Stupid’ printed on them, but are just too big to wear. Who decided all cool t-shirts should only be worn by guys? Before you surrender your favorite tees to your boyfriend or brother, try this no-sew trick on for size.


What You'll Need:

  • T-Shirt
  • Scissors [recommended scissors]
  • Chalk – To mark your sleeve length with
  • (Optional) Shoe Laces or Ribbon – You can use shoelaces or ribbon to lace up the sides of your shirt. Shoelaces will last longer in the wash because the ends won’t fray. Ribbon comes in more colors and patterns, though, so make your choice.
  • (Optional) Grommet Punch – You could use scissors to make your lacing holes, but a grommet punch is three times faster ...and safer!
  • Large floor space to work on

Now, let's get started.

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