27 Jun '12, 12pm

Recycle an Old T-Shirt Into a Sexy Eco-Bikini (DIY Tutorial) From @Ecouterre via @EthicalFashionF #EcoNews #EcoFashion

1. Find an old T-shirt (not too transparent)—the bigger the better. 2. Lay your T-shirt out flat. 3. Cut off the bottom hem of the T-shirt. 4. Cut off two more 1.5-inch-wide strips from the bottom to use as straps. 5. Lay out and pin an existing bikini top out onto the front of the T-shirt (make sure not to pin it through to the back!). T-shirt fabric does not need hemming, so it won't fray after it’s been cut. Should you, however, choose to hem your suit, add a 1-inch seam allowance on all sides of the pattern. 6. Now outline the pattern onto the T-shirt. Once you are finished, cut the shape out of the front of your T-shirt. 7. Remove the bikini from the T-shirt fabric. You'll notice that your top has very short straps. Cut out two strips at least 6 inches long, from your leftover scraps. Tip: Feel free to use a different stretch or jersey fabric to add color or flavor! 8...

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/recycle-an-old-t-shirt-into-a-se...

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