Thursday, March 1, 2012

Turtleneck to Ruffled T-Shirt {Tutorial}

As I mentioned in this post, I love ruffled t-shirts! It's just that I don't see many of them in the store that I like. I met up with a friend today and we were talking about how we love t-shirts, but they aren't long enough or cute enough. Then, just a couple hours later, I was at the mall with Hubs and we went in JCPenney. I just happened to find a whole bunch of turtlenecks that were clearanced for $2 each, so I picked one up. I realized right off the bat that the quality was really nice and also that it was longer than a regular t-shirt. And then it struck me...for $2, I can attempt to make a ruffled t-shirt out of these. So, I bought two. I have to say, I love the finished result. And Hubs was very surprised at how nice it looks! {He was skeptical when I told him my plans.} Oh, and the thing about using a turtleneck - the 'after' neckline is modest and isn't low cut like most t-shirts! I love that!
Here's the How-To:

If you make your own, I'd love to see a pic!

I'm linking up to these parties!


  1. Absolutely beautiful!!! What an amazing transformation from a plain turtleneck to such a lovely shirt!!! Just beautiful! Nicely done!!!!

  2. This is so cute!!! I love how it was so inexpensive and turned into such a gorgeous new shirt for you to wear!! Perfect!

    I would like to invite you to link up at Fabulous Friday going on now.

  3. This is just adorable! I can't believe the deal and you really worked it:) I would be thrilled if you stopped by linky party going on all weekend!

    Kim@ Too Much Time On My Hands

  4. Genius!!! And so adorable, I love it! Thank you for sharing!

  5. Love it, just pinned it!
    (Visiting from TT and J)

  6. This is beautiful! This looks like it belongs in a high end store! I featured you on today's Show Off Saturday!

  7. So pretty! I love the ruffles!

    We're just starting a link up party and love it if you'd share there (if you are interested):

  8. Stopping by from the Weekend Wrap UP Party!!!

  9. Adorable! I need to add some ruffles to a shirt that has a stain on it! Please come share at my link party!

  10. When I saw the turtleneck I couldn't imagine but omg-it's adorable!! Following you from TDC-stop by for a visit!

  11. I love it! I'm a sucker for ruffles and rosettes and love refashions. Going to go hit that follow button now ;)


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