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Easy Shirt Necklace

Easy t-shirt crafts can transform a ripped or tattered keepsake into a new, cool accessory! Make an Easy Shirt Necklace from Candace Jedrowicz and repurpose an old top you aren't ready to toss. You only need a t-shirt, glue and scissors for this quick and simple craft.

Easy Shirt Necklace


  • Aleene’s Super Fabric Glue
  • T-shirt
  • Scissors
  • Findings – I used large double rings and a silver tassel charm


  1. Cut off the bottom hem of the t-shirt. Cut five 1″ wide strips of t-shirt, cutting straight across.This will give you 5 loops of material.

    Easy Shirt Necklace
  2. Stretch each loop until it curls up.

    Easy Shirt Necklace
  3. Add as many rings and charms as you like to each loop.

    Easy Shirt Necklace
  4. Slide the rings closer to one side than the other. In my case, the t-shirt had side seams. Glue all the seams on one side.

    Easy Shirt Necklace
  5. Repeat on the other side then glue both stacks together.

    Easy Shirt Necklace
  6. Cut one more strip of t-shirt, cut the loop open. Wrap the new strip around the seams to cover them. If your shirt has no seams, just double the loops and wrap the strip around it. Glue the beginning and end of this strip.

    Easy Shirt Necklace
  7. Pull all the strands to line up the charms.

    Easy Shirt Necklace
  8. This is how the necklace is meant to be worn, but play with it and see what you like best.

    Easy Shirt Necklace

    Easy Shirt Necklace

For a comprehensive video tutorial of this project, check out How to Make a T-Shirt Necklace.

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This craft idea gives you endless possibilities when you think of all the colors of shirts you can use. If you can't part with any of your own clothes, it's fun to check yard sales, or re-sale shops. Then deciding what finding to attach to the necklace is fun too. You can add pendants or other fun items found in the jewelry section of your craft store. These are fun to make and turn out beautiful.

T-shirt yarn is so beautifully effortlessly simple to use. It would make such a nice bracelet if you weave it well. I need to find some charms.

This is a really neat craft. I have reused my shirts for various things, mostly cleaning cloths, but never for jewelry. The possibilities are really endless. You could combine all sorts of colors and fabric textures to get various effects. You could add all sorts of beads and charms to it. It would be a fun craft to do with teenagers.

This is really cool!

this is just way too cool..thanks


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