Turn An Old T-Shirt Into A Woven Necklace

Turn An Old T-Shirt Into A Woven Necklace

If you have a T-shirt you can’t wear anymore, give it new life as a pretty woven necklace. All you need are common household supplies and about half an hour.

Image from Latonya Staubs.

Grab a measuring tape, scissors and a pen. Cut your shirt along a side seam so you can lay it out flat. Fold the fabric in half and mark every 7.5cm, cut up from these marks to create strips. Don’t worry about making the edges perfectly smooth, the weaving will hide any uneven edges.

Tie the strips’ ends together with a scrap bit of fabric, this will act as an anchor while you weave. You’ll want to create a series of U-shaped loops and thread strips of fabric through until you have woven all the fabric together. Tie the end together with another scrap piece of fabric. You can use either fabric or a chain to connect the two ends and finish your necklace. You can also chain together a bunch of these to make a rope or cord. For step-by-step visual instructions, hit the link below.

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