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T-Shirt Tank

T-Shirt transformed into a tank top.

Definition: 'DIY Clothing' or 'Do it Yourself Clothing' refers to any clothing item that has been made by hand or customized. Customized clothing can refer to store-bought items that are painted, cut, sewn or otherwise changed to reflect the personal preferences of the wearer.

Reasons for making or altering clothing can range from correcting the size to making a fashion statement. Popular forms of clothing design and alteration are:

  • Bleaching jeans
  • Cutting a T-Shirt into a tank top
  • Making simple skirts
  • Tie-Dye shirts
Also Known As: do it yourself clothing
Alternate Spellings: d.i.y.
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