t-shirt makeovers

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  1. Love your ideas, glad I found you!!

  2. I mentioned this article on my blog today! Thanks for linking up all these tutorials 🙂


  3. Thanks!!!! Off to check it out!

  4. My tees always get holes around the tummy area (still haven’t figured out why). Do you have any ideas how I could make over these tees that would allow me to wear them outside the house.

    • Anonymous says:

      Reverse applique would be perfect.

    • Do you ever lean against the counter when you get ready in the morning or in the kitchen? I would bet the holes just come from being worn out from being rubbed between a belt/jean button and the counter. It happens.

    • Anonymous says:

      it’s absolutely from rubbing against things.. If you’re against a counter and wearing button-up pants, the metal scratches through your shirts so easily.

    • Anonymous says:

      I have them too in nearly all my shirts! I think it’s from the seatbelt rubbing them against my jean’s button.

  5. LOl Anonymous! Do you have an front loading washer? I heard this can cause holes in the belly area. Also the button area on jeans can cause holes. I think you might need to add some cute appliques or embroidery!

  6. Mine totally get holes in the tummy area, too! I’ve been trying to narrow down the cause forever… no luck yet, though! 🙂 Good to know it’s not just me!

    • this is so interesting…. I get these tiny holes in the front of my shirts too. I do have a front loader washer, but why would they make holes just there??? I wonder about drawer handles under the counter top…

    • Anonymous says:

      Its not the washer putting holes there. When you rub against things it thins the material in the tummy area. Then when you put it in the washer it thins the material more usually causing the holes. Front load waswhers use less water and throw your clothing around more than a top load washer. Try washing your tshirts seperate on the delicate cycle 🙂

  7. Anonymous, I have a friend with the same problem…turns out her shirts were getting just slightly caught in her seat belt in her car!

  8. A possible reason your shirts get holes in the belly area may be because you rub up against the counters after you wash them with cleaners. It’s a thought????

  9. Could be! It is so odd! 🙂

  10. Anonymous says:

    I think mine catch on the stick part of my belt

  11. Anonymous says:

    Mine too! Personally I think it happens when we pull up our pants and the shirt gets stuck inside, then we pull it out. Perhaps a small piece of shirt material gets zipped up with the zipper. Just a thought? lol

  12. My tshirts ALSO get holes around the belly area! It drives me nuts!

  13. thank you so much 🙂

  14. Anonymous says:

    For some reason, none of these links leads to anything but a picture. 🙁 I’ll have to unpin….

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