Great accessory & easy to make!
The first time I saw a t-shirt necklace was when I first joined pinterest.com
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The t-shirt necklaces are becoming popular, just the other day I saw one in a coffee shop selling for, I think around $9.00? That's crazy people! Don't buy one, make one! I followed the tutorial I found on pinterest.com last night and it really took less then 10 minutes to make & and I had to start one over so really it shouldn't take that long.
I don't want to steal from ideas so I'm going to post the tutorial I used then give you my insight on the process.
Click the picture for t-shirt necklace tutorial
I know I'm silly for cutting this one up but I wanted to experiment with the pattern.
After I cut this one just like in the picture above, I stretched it and it curled into the strands that you need. Note to those out there wanting a pattern on your t-shirt necklace: It doesn't work. When you cut the shirt material it will always curl the opposite of the patterns surface so inside-out. You will still see the pattern through the strands but it is not as vibrant as what the pattern is on the rightside out. So for those of you attempting this don't expect to see that in your finished product.
After I stretched it I actually looped to twice so the strands weren't as long. Then I took another peice of the t-shirt and wrapped it around the seams at the neck and tied it off.
Here is the final product!
Please comment if you have made one or after you have tried this tutorial! Also, don't forget to become a follower on my blog. :)