7/5/12

DIY Fringe Seam Tee.

Supplies: Jersey, 
Small tshirt.


My fringe sleeve/seam shirt tutorial (here) was a hit...unfortunately though, double sided fringe is a one time find. So here is a great way to get the same effect and I just used old jersey. 



DIY: 


Fold a soft jersey strip that measures about 6 inches wide and the length of the shirt (x2) long. Cut pinky size strips starting at the folded edge. You will want a thumb size edge left so don't cut through. 


Pull the jersey so the strips become like string. Then follow the same instructions like I did here to sew to a tshirt. I just did one strip down the middle on this one instead of attaching the trim edges in the middle.

Now that I showed you how to make fringe, you can sew this in the front or back of shirts. Follow this tutorial here, but replace the lace doily for the fringe.


& I finally set up a twitter account so you can follow me @trashtocouture.  I will try my best to keep up! 

17 comments:

  1. Gorgeous DIY! And the cotton jersey makes it a lot easier for me, because I don't own a sewing machine and would be freaked out trying to hand sew lace.

    Definitely going to try this soon!

    dreamersanddrifters.blogspot.com

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  2. great DIY! :)
    It looks so nice :)

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  3. I've never seen it done like that.... yours looks very good! I'll have to try it.
    Thanks for sharing :)

    -Haleigh
    http://www.soulstitches.blogspot.com/

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  4. so simple but awesome! Thanks for sharing.

    Hope you stop by to see my latest posts! http://nellecreations.blogspot.com

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  5. So I just discovered your blog and I am in love! Amazing DIYs! I want to do them all!

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  6. I looked for an hour for double-sided fringe to no avail... what a great solution. Thanks, I will be trying my own t-shirt soon :)

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  7. Great project!

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  8. You have some really great tutorials on here I really love this t-shirt DIY!
    You should make a collage on my new website with it! www.amazine.com
    Lauren made a DIY tutorial collage here you can see!
    http://www.amazine.com/story/400855

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  9. How did you do the arm hole????

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  10. I'm also curious about the armhole area! :)

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  11. I can not figure out the arm holes. Can you explain. This is so cool.

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  12. im making one right now and as far as the arm hole goes i just used a black t shirt and cut the sides so its already an arm shape and i just cut the slits in the fabric and pulled it to make strings as shown in the instructions above. hope that helps :)

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  13. Do you have an instagram?

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  14. Love the idea - had a medium shirt & was just getting too booring - instead of doing an insert I just wanted to jazz it up. I Folded it & snipped the fold in about 3"-4" & stretched & it looks just like yours - now I will work on the "too small" ones. Thanks for the wonderful ideas you post.

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  15. Could you possibly explain how the armhole looks? I'm really interested and can't figure it out based on the picture! Amazing idea nonetheless!

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  16. I am going to use this idea to modify some Zumba wear I have.. THANK YOU! I will post a pick when it's finished!
    this is genious!

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