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Published on April 16th, 2013 | by Julie Finn


How-to: Replace the Straps on a Tank Top

How to Replace the Straps on a Tank Top (4 of 4)

Have you ever found a great piece of clothing, got super excited about it, brought it home, tried it on just one more time, and then…the fatal flaw appeared?

Such was the case with the above tank top, acquired at a clothing swap, which seemed to fit the kiddo just fine at the time, but when she tried it on again at home the shoulder straps were just too long. Kids like to be comfy, and a kid constantly hiking up the loose straps of her tank top is NOT a comfy kid.

Fortunately, there’s not an easier clothing modification to make than swapping out the shoulder straps on a strappy tank top. It takes just a few minutes to do, and it completely changes both the look and the fit of the top. Here’s how:

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I'm a writer, crafter, Zombie Preparedness Planner, and homeschooling momma of two kids who will hopefully someday transition into using their genius for good, not the evil machinations and mess-making in which they currently indulge. I'm interested in recycling and nature crafts, food security, STEM education, and the DIY lifestyle, however it's manifested--making myself some underwear out of T-shirts? Done it. Teaching myself guitar? Doing it right now. Visit my blog Craft Knife for a peek at our very weird handmade homeschool life; my etsy shop Pumpkin+Bear for a truly odd number of rainbow-themed beeswax pretties; and my for links to articles about poverty, educational politics, and this famous cat who lives in my neighborhood.

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