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#1 Resize and lace up

Step 1: Start with an oversized T-shirt
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Step 2: Cut off the sleeves
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Step 3: Cut off the collar, if you want
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Step 4: Cut the sides open, saving the strips of fabric

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Step 5: Cut holes up the sides and on top

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Step 6: Using the long strips of fabric you cut off (cut off more from the bottom of the shirt, or wherever, if necessary), lace up the sides and top

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#2: Dress

Step 1: Start with an even more oversized T-shirt

Step 2: Cut off the sleeves

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Step 3: Cut a boatneck

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Step 4: Cut off excess fabric from the sides

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Step 5: Sew strips of fabric to to the sides of shirt at waist level to create a sash

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Step 6: Sew triangular pieces of fabric to sides to make a flouncy skirt

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Step 7: Sew up the sides

Step 8: Wear!

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#3: Dress with sleeves

This is a really easy way to make a dress with sleeves without raw edges without a sewing machine.

Step 1: Start with a big shirt

Step 2: Cut off the sleeves.
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Step 3: Cut horizontally across the sleeves
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Step 4: Cut vertically down the length of the shirt
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Step 5: Sew across the bottom of the sleeves

Step 6: Sew the sleeve to body of shirt

Step 7: Sew up the sides of the shirt
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Step 8: Sew the long pieces from Step 4 to the waist to create a sash
Barack obama, obama, barack, t-shirt surgery, DIY

Barack obama, obama, barack, t-shirt surgery, DIY

Barack obama, obama, barack, t-shirt surgery, DIY

Barack obama, obama, barack, t-shirt surgery, DIY

Barack obama, obama, barack, t-shirt surgery, DIY

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tatabox@freeshell.org Updated January 31, 2009

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