Jun 2, 2009

Recycled T-Shirt Skirt




I made a skirt!

I was really inspired by Urban Revision's new bleach dyed tops and scarves so I decided to give it a go. I took a large black t-shirt and folded it I normally would to create a spiral tie dyed look and dipped it in some diluted bleach for a few minutes on each side. The look came out much more subtle but I like it. I cut off the sleeves and neckline and sewed the sides together...tapering near the bottom to add more shape. I followed this tutorial from Burda Style to sew on the elastic waist. Excuse the uneven messy stitching haha, this is my first time sewing with elastics. What a tricky little fabric you are!

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