T-Shirt Weaving DIY

I wanted to share real quick how to weave a t-shirt like I did for my entry for last weeks Project Run and Play. (And, just so you don’t think I forgot, I’m getting the tutorial/pattern for the jacked from week 1 done for posting soon too :).

This is a very simple technique that can be done all over a t-shirt. I did it down the front, but you could do this on the sleeves, down the sides, down the back…..lots of creative possibilities.

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Grab your scissors and a t-shirt (or some kind of knit shirt) you want to weave.

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Fold it over where you want the opening to be. The fold will be the center of the weave.

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Then cut in on the fold as little or long as you desire. I tried to do different lengths to see if it would make a different look, but it didn’t on mine. So, if I did this again, I would just do them all the same length.

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Unfold it.

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Then pull on each of the cut pieces so the fabric curls up.

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Now begin the weaving process. Take the second cut strip down from the top…..

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and pull it under the first cut strip (the very top one).

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Then grab the third strip down……

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and pull it under the second strip (which at this point is on the top from being pulled under already).

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Continue on with this method until you get to the bottom (ex: take the fourth strip and pull it under the third, take the fifth strip and pull it under the fourth, etc). Then you will have one loop hanging.

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Cut it in half and knot it onto the the other cut pieces. Or, you could sew it for a more secure hold.

And there you have it! Weave away.

Comments

  1. Anonymous says

    this is soooooo cute!!! thanks <3 I love this, making tons of these. so creative, adorable, and easy!

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