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Haley Pierson-Cox upcycled an old t-shirt into a comfy pair of panties in a tutorial on her site, the Zen of Making.

I recently rescued a whole stack of my husband’s old t-shirts from certain death in the trashcan. There were a few small holes in all of them, but the vast majority of the fabric in each was still usable. After I got over my initial shock and dismay that he would throw away potentially useful crafting materials, I got right to work upcycling the t-shirts into fancy new panties.

[via the CRAFT Flickr pool]

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).


  • thezenofmaking

    Thanks for featuring my tutorial!

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