T Shirt WreathJanuary 12, 2012 2:07 am Craft Trends, Crafts, Green Crafting, Home Decor
By General Crafts Contributor Melissa, from the blog MeloMomma.
Did you have any New Years Resolutions? I know I did! I wanted to get organized! To begin my organizing, I went through my dresser. If I had not worn it in 6 months, I tossed it. Then a big red light went off in my head! DON’T THROW AWAY those old shirts! That is perfectly good material!
Oh… the brain of a crafter!
So, I bring to you the T-Shirt Wreath! It is so simple! No sewing anything and it takes under 15 minutes! I bet you have a few shirts you’d be more than happy to sacrifice, right?
What you will need:
- 12″ Wreath mold ( I used a flat wood one, but foam works as well.)
- 2-3 t shirts or pants (soft fabrics work best)
- Clear craft glue
- Decorative beads or flowers
Cut old shirts or pants into long strips. The strips should be approx. 2 inches wide and 12 inches long.
You do not need to cut the strips nice and neat. It will not matter!
Fold the strip into half and tie it around the wreath mold as shown in the photo.
Continue to tie all the fabric around the mold. I made a pattern with mine, but you can do anything. It all looks neat! Trim the edges so that all the tied pieces are about the same size. Decorate with beads or flowers.
Use a clear tacky glue to secure the beads. Tie one more piece of fabric around the top to hang it. (I used a draw string from the pajama pants I cut up.)