Altered T-Shirt
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Altered T-Shirt

Create a whole new look by combining two different colored t-shirts with your choice of transfer and embellishments.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
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Material List

  • Jerzees T-Shirts: Green, Yellow
  • Horizon Iron-On Transfer, your choice
  • Embroidery Thread
  • Embroidery Needle
  • Straight Pins
  • Hot Fix Rhinestone Setter
  • Hot Set Rhinestones
  • Pressing Cloth
  • Firm Iron Safe Surface
  • Iron
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Prewash t-shirts following manufacturer’s instructions.

Step: 2

Follow product instructions to iron-on transfer to green shirt.

Step: 3

Lay yellow shirt flat and cut off sleeves just inside the seams.

Step: 4

Mark and cut a diagonal line (through both front and back layers of yellow shirt) from the bottom of the armhole to the neck band, 2-inches down from shoulder seam. Set shoulder pieces aside. Repeat diagonal cut on green t-shirt.

Step: 5

Overlap the yellow newly cut edges (shoulder pieces on top) about ½-inch and pin them to the green t-shirt. Using a cross-stitch, sew along the length of the pinned and overlapped edges. Remove pins.

Step: 6

Follow product instructions to heat set rhinestones where desired.


Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

Use reverse cut pieces and create another t-shirt.

To prolong shirt life, handwash and air dry shirt.

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