Pinterest- Lace T-shirt Scarf

I have to say this is the easiest craft I have ever done. I had this entire thing finished in under an hour.


  • T-shirt. I used an old Old Navy shirt that didn’t fit right anymore. $3 *I think I bought it on sale, if not I have had the shirt for a while so it’s lost its value anyways*You can use any shirt really but this one is soft. 
  • Lace of your choice. I bought a yard from Jo-Ann’s of this pretty lace. Down side of my lace is that I didn’t notice that the “top” was pulled tighter then the bottom. $2 *I used about half a year for mine* $4 / yard.
  • Thread of your choice. I used black thread; nothing fancy.


  1. Cut arms off of shirt. I kept these just incase something come’s along that they would work well for. Shirt Minus Arms
  2. Cut the area above the armpit off. I haven’t decided if I will keep this or not.
  3. Decided on width. I strongly recommend making it the same width as the lace. Mine started out that way and then got a little shorter so I have this extra length of lace on the bottom of mine.  Once you have that figured out cut it. Now, my shirt material was very thing so I could slice thru both layers no problem. You might to work with your’s differently.
  4. Once cut to desired width cut along one seam to make a ribbon of fabric; so to speak.Final Cut Piece
  5. Cut lace to be about 1/2 the length of the t-shirt piece. This length can vary depending on your own needs and desires.
  6. Pin lace and sew. I used about 1/4 allowance on my piece and used my machine to sew it. My lace didn’t come with that recommendation but, that is what I did and it worked fine for me.Pinned Lace
  7. Trim loose threads and wear! T-shirt lace scarf

Final Cost: $5, or about that much.

Like I said really easy!


  • Next time I plan on picking a slightly thicker fabric. I like this for a summer scarf but I think a thicker fabric will be needed for the rest of spring and fall/winter times. 
  • I am going to check the lace better next time to make sure that it doesn’t have this little pull on the “top” end that made sewing it more difficult.



About Tara B.
Hi, I am Tara B. and its great to meet you!! I am an outgoing person with introvert tendencies. I have two amazing dogs that I love and adore! You will hear about them and their adventures a lot :D I also have the most amazing husband! Together he and I have Miss Go Go (you'll also see her referred to as Baby B) that was born in the spring of 2015. She is smart, quick learner, and loves to mimic everything she sees. I love to cook, bake, try to stay healthy, and read. I love to explore my area (and the world when life allows), and seek out fun things to do. You want more information just ask! I am horrible at writing "About You" sections...:) If you have any questions, comments, ect I can be reached at

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