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DIY T-shirt to tank top refashion

Merrick is a mother of two, wife of one, and a professional stylist, seamstress and artist residing in Huntington Beach, California. You can see more of her work on her website at Merrick's Art, on Twitter, and Pinterest.

Make any tee into a summer tank with this cute DIY

If you're spending most of your days at the beach or the pool this summer, it's time to get your wardrobe ready. Keep it budget friendly with this easy refashion to convert your old T-shirts into an easy and cute tank top.

Tee to Tank Refashion

Here's how to make it happen

1. Using a sharp pair of scissors, chop the sleeves off your T-shirt.

Tee to Tank Refashion

Tee to Tank Refashion

2. Using the sleeves you just cut off, cut a strip of fabric off the top of the sleeve. It should be about 2-3 inches wide, and as long as your original sleeve.

Tee to Tank Refashion

3. Take the strip of fabric you just cut and loop it around the shoulder of your shirt.

Tee to Tank Refashion

4. Lay the ends of the strip flat together and sew a straight stitch across them to form a full loop. Trim the extra fabric.  (Non-sewing version: Use fabric glue to create the loop.) Twist the loop around so the seam is hidden on the inside of the shirt, and you're done.

Tee to Tank Refashion

Tee to Tank Refashion

Tee to Tank Refashion

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