T-Shirt Necklace with Fabric Flowers

T-Shirt Necklace with Fabric Flowers

Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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  • 1/4 yd each 60" wide knit fabrics, various colors
  • 1/4 yd each contrasting lightweight fabrics for flowers, various colors
  • Thread
  • Sewing machine
  • Rotary cutter and mat

WOF=Width of Fabric
For Necklace:
1. Cut knit fabric into 3/4”xWOF pieces – at least 15 strips of various colors.
2. Sew ends of each strip together making a loop of fabric.
3. Stretch each loop tightly until fabric curls onto itself.
4. Place all seams together.
5. Cut a piece of knit fabric 4”x4”, fold edges to center and wrap around seams of loops; whipstitch ends together.

For Flowers:
1. From lightweight fabrics, cut 3”x30” pieces.
2. Fold each piece in half lengthwise, wrong sides together, and press.
3. Trim ends from fold to raw edge at a 45-degree angle.
4. Machine or hand baste a gathering stitch along raw edge; securing one end.
4. Pull to gather.
5. Beginning at secured end, roll into a flower shape, stitching along the way.

Note: Flowers can be made in any size desired by changing length and width of fabric.