The tutorial author gives lots of great embellishment ideas, but I chose to keep it simple by attaching some hand-me-down faux pearls I had lying around. The author also recommends using a tee that does not have side seams...I chose to keep the seams to give it a more urban/distressed feel. If I make another one (Hello? New obsession displacing old one?) I might give it a more streamlined look. So, there you have it!
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Thrifted Threads Thursday...
Today isn't so much about thrifted threads, but rather repurposed threads. I have an extensive collection of t-shirts. In fact, I have more tees than anything else. I just can't resist their soft, stretchy, comfiness. It's crazy. It's an obsession. It's probably an addiction. But, rather than go to therapy for my little problem, I decided to repurpose them. A few of them were borderline immodest with all the holes and thinning fabric (yikes!). But, instead of throwing them out, I did a little google research and found a tutorial for a Jersey Statement Necklace. I got to work, and here is my formerly risque tee turned necklace: