Wednesday, 11 September 2013

The T-Shirt Diary

          Okay, before you decide to throw away that old t-shirt of yours, maybe you should consider trying out some of this very simple yet very rewarding add-on to your closet. And if you are bold enough to try it on a new T-Shirt it’s truly rewarding. Fashion is an art and as in any form of art, creativity is all that is needed after a bit of thinking and then innovating.

Slasher Scarf:
All you need is a T-shirt (with a bit of stretch) and scissors.
 

 
     Cut the jersey into a long rectangular strip. This will be your basic length and wide of your scarf. So you decide your size and cut out.










     Now, fold your fabric beginning at one end, zig sagging and forth until the other end align with the sack.











     Hold firmly, so they don’t slip and start cutting even slits on the long sides of the stack. Now turn the stack and cut slits down the opposite site while aiming between the cuts on the opposite side.




     Now, the most important finishing move and the fun part. Unfold your scarf and start stretching the holes one by one with your fingers. You will see all the rough edges curls under and gives extra texture to the slash. Once all holes have been stretch, take the scarf on both ends and stretch the entire scarf. Viola!!! You have your funky slasher scarf.








Strapless No-Sew Shirt:
Needs: A T-Shirt, Scissors, Tape, Gold Fabric color, Brush and Safety Pins.



     Tape the T-Shirt right under the arms (these makes it easier to cut a straight line).
     Flip the shirt upside down. Now the bottom is the top of your shirt.



























     Now, cut out a 1 inch strip across the bottom of your shirt which you will use it to make the tie of the shirt.
     Cut the strip open on one side and stretch it. Now it should make a stretchy chord like piece.

























     Tape of your lines as shown in the picture and make is equally straight (unless you want it otherwise).
     Now start painting your lines between the tapes with the golden fabric color. Make sure you use some hard cardboard or plastic bag in between your shirt. Now let it dry for 4-6 hours.





















     Mark the middle front of your shirt and cut a small slit (just the first layer, not all the way through), big enough to fit a safety pin though.
     Tie one end of the chord that you made to the safety pin. Weave the safety pin all the way round and bring it out at the other end. Now you have a cute strapless shirt to wear for the remaining of your summer days.



























T-Shirt Flower Dress:
          Okay, this one is not a very simple to do thing and needs a little bit of extra work and time. But sure is worth it and if you are one of those artsy type of person when it comes to fashion, you sure is gonna love this one to bits.
          You will need a few different color T-Shirts, a slip or a stretchy dress, Scissors and Sewing Machine.



      Cut long strips out of the T-Shirts. Here is a plain one but it’s not limited. Play your mind to get whatever you desire. Like punk using printed T-Shirts.











     For the base, a slip or a stretchy dress because of all the sewing you will do, the base fabric needs to be able to support the stitching. Just make sure it’s a long enough because, it will get shorter as you go.








     Now start sewing the flowers patterns with the cut out T-Shirt strips. It’s no rocket science. Start from where ever you want and fill the dress.











     Start sewing with one end and go spiral. And it doesn’t have to be perfect because we really don’t want to be perfect. We want the textures.












          The T-Shirt Diary is a DIY (Do It Yourself) projects and we will continue more in days to come with some most innovative and easy to make designs. Stay tune.

46 comments:

  1. Wow!!! This are just awesome and very creative ideas. Why didn't i ever think of these things. Stupid head ahahaha...Just love anything and everything that has to do with creativity. Though, wish there was some ideas for man's too. Anyway, love the post.
    Zhoniu's Art

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    1. Thank you Zhoniu, really appreciated your taking time and for the comment. Maybe we will cover some man's next time. Stay tune. :)
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  2. very cool and interesting :)

    missharibo.blogspot.com

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  3. I really like a nice top!
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  4. Amazing idea <3

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  5. Wow you guys are like designers. Thank you for visiting my blog following you back by bloglovin.
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  6. Great post:D
    Would you like to follow each other via bloglovin?
    Let me know
    Kisses

    www.deeaella.blogspot.ro

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  8. Hello dear,
    would you like to follow each other's blogs on facebook and bloglovin? Btw, love your blog's design, so chic!

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  9. Tnx a lot for your lovely comment:D
    Following you back:)
    Keep in touch
    Kisses

    www.deeaella.blogspot.ro

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    1. Welcome anytime and thank you as well DeeaElla.
      And yes let's stay in touch.
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    1. Yes, visit your blog and thank you for visit as well.
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  12. Wow! Great DIYs. Love how you made a t-shirt into a cute strapless top!

    Sofia

    stylishlyinlove.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you Sofia, much appreciated. Its very simple to design it as well.
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  13. What a great DIY idea!! Loved this post!

    xo,
    Sincerely Miss Ash

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  14. Hi there!
    I really like your blog and your posts are very interesting! I have decided to nominate you for the Liebster Award!
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  15. Thats an amazing idea girl !!!:)))) the Top is sooo Cool !!!:)))
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    www.olivains.com

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  16. Whoa these are some awesome t-shirt renovations! Love the DIY :)

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

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  17. Love your TShirt DIY! very cool !
    do visit my blog and if you like follow on GFC, Bloglovin, Twitter & Facebook,leave a comment & I'll follow back !

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    1. Thank you for dropping by and also glad you are liking it. Appreciated it and yes that's a good idea.
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  18. So creative! Unfortunately I am one of those people who treasures clothes to much to hack at them. If I could do it like this though, I probably would.

    The Fashann Monster

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    1. Ahahaha...That's okay, i know how it feels to destroy a cloth to try to make something out. Sometimes it turns out all a disaster. Thank you for dropping by.
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  19. Very clever well done! I like the scarf idea best - very cool.
    Wish i could be more DIY creative!

    http://right-up-my-street.blogspot.com

    xo

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    1. Thank you Rebecca, i wish i had more time to do more too. they are awesome.
      Much appreciated your visit.
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  20. Quite a great DIY tip :)!

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  21. Wow, this is a brilliant idea for DIY!
    Thank you for sharing! :D

    Clarie C.
    http://mytimeless-distraction.blogspot.sg/

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  22. Wow! Thank you for visiting my blog! I am impressed with your crafty skills :) Please do more of these types of posts!

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    1. Thank you Brianna, yes i will one more...but i need to finish first. Appreciated it :)
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  23. These are some great DIYS, i like the scarf idea! Thanks for sharing, and thanks for your comment on my blog - just followed you back :-)

    Have a wonderful day!

    Emily x

    loveforinterior.blogspot.co.uk

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