The other day I was in ShopKo and saw a super cute peasant shirt, which I did not buy because I am excruciatingly cheap and it was $11.00. Abe Lincoln is in pain, I am pinching him so hard. To ease my thrifty soul, I decided to sew peasant tops from men’s t-shirts.
Pinterest to the rescue, amiright? I did not come up with this tutorial, I actually found it on the cute blog ‘My Gramma Said.‘
How awesome is it that you can go from this:
in about an hour; and then to this:
The only changes I made to the tutorial were subbing ribbon in for the elastic, and not using the armband casings.
I don’t do white clothes because I’m clumsy they stain too easily, so I threw each one into a dye bath after I finished sewing it.
The 3-pack of men’s tees I bought was a bit over $7, and when you include the dye, thread, and ribbon each finished top probably cost around $3.25. Not bad!
One thought on “Peasant Tops From Men’s T-Shirts”
These shirts are adorable and I love the colors. How very clever.
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