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Upcycled T-Shirt Cowl

T-shirt cowl

Transform an old T-shirt into a pretty summer scarf. With just a few cuts and a few stitches, you'll have a hip new accessory in minutes!

 

 

 

Lay your T-shirt out on a work surface. 

T-shirt cowl

 

Cut off top of T-shirt below armholes, and bottom above hemline. This T-shirt has a curved hem, so cutting line was positioned at sides above highest points of hem to make a tube.

T-shirt cowl

 

 

Turn under the top and bottom edges of the T-shirt tube 3/4" to the inside to prepare for the hem. Using a twin needle, two spools of matching thread and a matching bobbin, stitch hems. To learn how to hem a T-shirt with a twin needle, read our blog here. For other techniques for hemming a T-shirt, read our blog here.

T-shirt cowl

 

 

Try on the cowl. Tie an overhand knot at one side to adjust the neckline fit.