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Upcycled Tee Shirt


About this design:

Chickies, who among us has ever ruined a favorite tee shirt - perhaps it got shrunk in the dryer, or suffered a stain or rip that rendered it usless to wear - Well, I cut what was left of this lovely pink tee shirt into some 1 inch strips and turned those strips into necklaces. The multi-layered necklace has 3 strips, doubled to create 6 strands. The other 2 necklaces are one strip - 1 finished with a glass tile pendant (yup, it came from the garden department at $Tree, and the other is finished with a pink stone rice bead turned sidewise and hung from 2 copper washers. All 3 necklaces are finished with a "S" clasp hammered from 12G copper electrical wire.

Components:

1 ruined tee shirt and assorted stuff from the stash.

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  1. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    You may have started a new trend here, K H! What a unique way to repurpose a favorite tee!

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    Wylene Z says:

    Oh wow, what a great idea! Can’t wait to try this myself, thanks for sharing!

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