How to Make a Lined Paper Tee

My apologies for this diversion from the regular Curbly diet, but I just HAD to post this Lined Paper Tee by Maybe Matilda, aka Rachel. For anyone who loves school supplies in general and paper specifically, it is a MUST make. Here’s what we need to make one, all of which we probably already have on hand!

  • a white tee or tank
  • masking tape
  • blue and red acrylic paint
  • fabric painting medium

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How to Sew a Ruffly-Top Tee

I’ve been tempted to use one of my favorite tees as a pattern to make more tees for YEARS, but I’ve always been skeptical about the finish–especially around the neckline. A botched hem-job around the sleeves and bottom wouldn’t be as obvious as the one that frames your face.This project, however, from Make it and Love it solves that problem: They hide the hem at the neckline with a ruffle. Clever, huh? Here’s what you’ll need to give one a try:

  • paper, either one large piece (like butcher paper) or several smaller sheets taped together
  • a favorite tee
  • knit fabric, enough to replicate your favorite tee
  • sewing machine, thread, scissors, etc
  • this tute from Make it and Love it, which I do!
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How to Size Down Large T-Shirts

Tiny tees! Girls love them, but finding one with graphics you’d actually like to sport can be challenging. And don’t even get me started on those tees parents bring back from vay-kay that are like 5 times too big, which more often than not are relegated to sleep-tee status. Cut Out and Keep has a great little how-to showing us how to deal with our tiny tee envy. It’s all about altering!

What you’ll need for the project:

  • a too-big tee
  • a tee that fits you perfectly
  • chalk
  • a scissors
  • a sewing machine, thread, etc.
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