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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.

Make any tee into a summer tank with this cute DIY

Here's how to make it happen

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

Make any tee into a summer tank with this cute DIY

Make any tee into a summer tank with this cute DIY

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.

Make any tee into a summer tank with this cute DIY

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

Make any tee into a summer tank with this cute DIY

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.

Make any tee into a summer tank with this cute DIY

Make any tee into a summer tank with this cute DIY

Make any tee into a summer tank with this cute DIY

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