Have you noticed that fringe is EVERYWHERE now? I’m LOVING it on shirts, swim suit tops, purses, you name it. I love it so much, in fact, that I decided to bring it into my home decor with this fun DIY! The best part… this project is NO SEW!
I grabbed one of my husbands plain white t-shirts (Thanks, Joe!), a plain white pillow, some scissors and some fabric glue – that’s it!
Once I had everything, I was ready to get to work.
I started by cutting off the bottom of the shirt. By removing the hemmed part of the shirt, it made it quite a bit easier to cut the fringe.
Then I cut the fringe. I drew a line on the shirt measuring the same height as the pillow. I didn’t measure the fringe cuts exactly, I just eyeballed all the measurements and tried to keep them all about the same size. I cut all the fringe up to the line on the shirt.
I only cut as much fringe as I needed (the length of the pillow). As you can see, I didn’t go all the way across the shirt.
After I was done cutting, I went through and pulled each piece of fringe. It makes the edges curl up a bit, making them look a bit more “finished”.
See the difference between the pulled fringe and the not pulled fringe?
After all the strands were pulled, I took a highlighter and marked where I wanted to cut the fringe. I think the angled fringe is so cute – so I went for that look!
I cut along where I marked – and this is how it turned out. Loving it!
I took fabric glue and folded and glued the top edge down to give it a finished look.
Then I glued the whole piece along the top seam of the pillow.
That’s it! How easy, right?! I love it! This would be so fun in all different colors! What do you think?
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