Jazz Up an Old Tank Top With These Easy Embellishments (DIY Tutorial)

by , 06/04/14   filed under: DIY Eco-Fashion

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MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES

  • Old tank tops
  • Small pieces of stretch- or knit-jersey fabric
  • Small pieces of felt
  • Lace
  • Sewing machine or needle and thread

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VERSION ONE: LACY ACCENTS

Measure a piece of lace that’s slightly longer than the length of your tank top. We lined the lace up with the side seam for a fun, asymmetrical look.

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Pin the lace along the side seam, being sure to fold under the excess lace at the bottom hem and armhole to create a finished edge.

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Using a zigzag stitch, sew the lace onto your tank top.

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Remove pins—you’re finished!

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