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DIY Halter Crop Top in 9 Easy Steps

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Feature Monday will start again next week!  Until then, check out this great DIY!

After browsing through Pinterest for almost six hours, I am completely convinced that there is nothing you can’t make from a t-shirt.  So, I’m going to make a halter crop top from two old t-shirts that have been sitting on my floor for the past few months.

For this project, you will need:

  • Two semi-fitted T-shirts
  • scissors
  • needle and thread (or a sewing machine if you have one)
  • an iron and ironing board

Time to complete project:

  • 2 hours with sewing machine
  • 4 hours hand sewing

First step: Take the two shirts and turn them inside out.

Second Step: Cut the sleeves, neckline, and hem off of one of the t-shirts.

(This will be used to cover the neckline and hem of the halter top)

Cut 2 inch strips

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Third step: Cut FIVE 2-inch strips from this shirt.

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Then cut the loop open, so it becomes one long strip.

Now, let’s create the halter top base with the other t-shirt.
Cut dotted lines

Fourth Step: For the halter top, cut the neckline off and both the sleeves off in a diagonal line.

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Fifth Step: To clean up all those raw edges, take the 2-inch strips and fold the strips down the middle, so no raw edges are showing.

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  Now, iron the strips to secure the fold.

Sandwich halter top

Sixth Step: Sandwich the raw edge of the halter top.

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Pin the three layers together.

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Seventh Step: When two raw edges meet, cut the excess fabric and fold both of the edges in.  Then, pin the clean edge.

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Eighth Step: Repeat this process for all the raw edges.

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**If you don’t like to sew, you can leave the bottom hem raw.**

Ninth Step: Sew all the edges!
DIY Halter top finished

If you tried this DIY project, don’t forget to post on Instagram with the #LillyRoseJL

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3 comments

  1. Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seems as
    though you relied on the video to make your point.

    You clearly know what youre talking about, why waste your intelligence on just
    posting videos to your weblog when you could be giving us something informative to read?

    • Jane says:

      I do have a lot of pictures in this post because its a DIY and I find it hard to explain to my readers how to fold or cut the various pieces without including a picture. If you take a look at my beauty or fashion posts, I do write a lot more. But thank you so much for stopping by and commenting!

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