Thrifty Tie Tee

By: Saltwater Kids
Thrifty Tie Tee
Thrifty Tie Tee

Take a thrifted shirt and transform it into a tie applique for this Thrifty Tie Tee. By learning how to refashion clothes you can save yourself a ton of money and brush up on sewing skills. Kidswear has never looked cuter than this DIY t-shirt with a tie.

By adding an applique shaped like a tie your child can feel like an adult and still play like a kid. The pattern is simple and easy to follow. Set aside an hour or two and create a brand new shirt for your child's wardrobe.

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

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Such a fun idea and a really simple way in which to zzzhooosh up a standard plain T-shirt! And it is really so quick and easy to do. I made one for our youngest son and our 15year old immediately wanted one too and now I am told that a few of his friends want to ask me to make some for them as well, lol.


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