DIY Gaultier tie tee tutorial

Midinetti from Kissankehto made a tutorial on how to cut´n´tie a t-shirt. I myself do it a bit differently using actual knots instead of loops like here, but this just tells me there are as many ways as there are makers. I love this about crafts and DIY fashion. Impossible to make two exactly alike!


Outi Les Pyy

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9 comments:

  1. I have been wanting to try this...thanks!

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  2. Hi Outi! SO glad you posted this - I have been looking for a how-to everywhere! How do you do the knots? What do you do at the top of the ladder? (I don't read Swedish or Finnish, so I couldn't read the details of the tutorial.) Have you seen http://ginesdesigns.com/ ? That's all this girl Chelsea Gines does - I'm so inspired to DIY it, but can't figure out how it's done. What do you think?

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  3. Yup. She does it with loops like in the tutorial here! Note that the loops are formed from top to hem, not the other way around! The last, bottom loop is sewn by hand to attach it to the hem and prevent from unraveling. The longer you make the slits and the wider you put them apart, the bigger the hole in your shirt gets.

    Maybe I have to do a followup tutorial on this later on, just to show you guys the options. The Gaultier knots are a classic and I´m sure they will never go out of style! At least not in summer/beach clothing. :)

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  4. wow this is really nice... is there a specific material you have to use? it looks a bit lyra-mix ish in the photo :)

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  5. A regular 100% cotton jersey t-shirt is suffecient. :)

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  6. okay thanks!! teehee excited about trying this XD

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  7. the kissankehto blog is only for people with invitation! can you put the instructions on your own blog? thaaannnks =]

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  8. I JUST DID IT!! IT LOOKS SO AWESOME !! :D haha but the slashed bit in my tshirt doesnt roll up like in the photo and so the edges of the cut are seen... is there anything i did wrong?

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  9. Normal jersey should "roll" when stretched. So pick up the slashes from each end and pull! :)

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