29 June 2011 ~ 1 Comment

From Old Tee to New Underwear


And now, yet another project for recycling your old tees. This time it’s a little more… intimate. Logan Billingham at the do-it-yourself website, SuperNaturale, tells you everything you need to know in order grant an old, neglected tee with a new life as a pair of underwear.

For starters, here’s a list of everything you’ll need for this project:

  • A T-shirt
  • Thin elastic cord (48″ or enough to go around both legs and your waist)
  • 6″ x 4″ of clean fabric, a thin cotton knit (optional)
  • Sewing machine, thread, scissors, etc.
  • Big piece of paper (about 2′ x 4′) or enlarged pattern printout.

Now, when you’re all set with everything you need, head on over to the article, T-Shirt Underwear, for the detailed instructions and to download the fabric patterns in PDF format.

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13 April 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Build Yourself a Cool T-Shirt Rack and Stop Stretching Those Collars

The T-Shirt Rack with NeckSaverIf you have a heavy rotation of t-shirts in your wardrobe, you know it can be a pain when it comes time to fold the laundry. Folding a t-shirt the “proper” way takes a lot of practice and patience, so most of us just end up with a giant crease down the center of the shirt. As an alternative, you could hang them up on hangers in the closet, but that will end up stretching the collars over time. There must be a better way…

Introducing the The T-Shirt Rack with Necksaver–a creation of user Scrupulous over at instructables. For under $30 and 30 minutes of your time, you can build your very own T-Shirt Rack to store your prized tees without worry of wrinkles, creases, or stretched-out necks!

Want to construction one of your own? Check out this step-by-step guide for a list of materials, instructions, and photos of the entire process.

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06 April 2011 ~ 5 Comments

Hey, Ladies! Modify Those Shapeless, Unisex Tees Into Something More Flattering [Video]

So, ladies, have you ever owned an awesomely rad t-shirt that you only wished was more flattering to your figure? Well, Becky Stern over at Make:Projects can show you how to modify a formless, boxy t-shirt into something a little more sexy. Check out the video below.

For a more detailed, step-by-step guide to this project, check out the full article: T-Shirt Mod: Boxy to Foxy.

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