T-Shirt Reconstructing!

Everyone has those old t-shirts lying around in the back of their closets; instead of letting them go to waste, make them wearable! T-shirt reconstructing has become a common DIY (do-it-yourself) project. It’s a simple way to update your wardrobe without spending more money. All you need is a t-shirt (oversized ones are even better) and a pair of scissors (preferably sharp). With just a plain t-shirt, you can create an off-the-should look or turn one into a racer-back tank!

Adam Saaks of Ed Hardy
The best part of t-shirt reconstructing is probably weaving! This is when you braid, pattern, and create a new design element with your t-shirts. Adam Saaks of Ed Hardy is well-known for doing t-shirt reconstructing. You can get the same look without buying the expensive tops.
The video below shows one way you can have an off-the-shoulder shirt with a weaved back.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbhC7hPFaLA&feature=channel_video_title

Here is another simple t-shirt reconstruction on how to make racer-back tank tops.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_235VQMjO1Q&feature=related

If you want to learn even more about t-shirt reconstructions, Threadbanger is a great site to check out!

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