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Braided T-Shirt

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • T-shirt
  • Seam binding to match T-shirt
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Matching thread
  • Needle

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cut off top neck band.
2. Mark and pin center front neck edge.
3. On shoulder seam, measure 2-1/2" from neck edge along seam and pin.
4. Measure down from center pin 2-1/2" mark and cut to mark.
5. Draw a line from 2-1/2" mark at shoulder to center.
6. Cut along line.
7. Repeat for other side, creating a V-neck.
8. Trim back neck edge.
9. Sew on seam binding around neck edge.
10. For braid, starting at center, cut vertical slits close to neck edge 2-1/2" long and 1" apart. Make the 1st and last slit at shoulder edges about 1" long.
11. Starting at one shoulder, take loop 2 and push it under first loop and pull it through.
12. Continue by pushing loop 3 through loop 2, until opposite shoulder edge.
13. Slip stitch last loop to the shoulder. If the first loop looks too stretched out, slip stitch opening closed.
14. Add a second row, start in center with the slits but stop about 3 slits away from shoulder using lst row as guide.
15. Braid as for 1st row.

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