Published on February 5th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe


How to Make Rosettes from a Reclaimed Tee

How to Make Rosettes

Don’t you love the look of a rosette? These simple fabric flowers are very cute, and they’re actually simple to make with just an old t-shirt from your stash. Here’s how to make rosettes and use them in your crafting.

Whenever I think about rosettes, I think of Angela from the 2006 season of Project Runway. Remember how she used to cover everything in those suckers? Too much of a good thing, girl! If you take Tim Gunn’s advice, though, and use your editing eye, rosettes can add sweet embellishment to lots of homemade clothing and accessories.

Over at our sister site Sustainablog, Talancia Pea shows you how to make rosettes from an old t-shirt and how to turn them into cute brooches. You can read the whole article right here!

How to Make Rosette Accessories from an Upcycled T-Shirt [Tutorial] (via sustainablog)

Some ladies believe shoes are a “girl’s best friend,” but I think accessories are the perfect accompaniments to any look. Whether you are going to lunch with girlfriends or to dinner with your beau, a chic accessory can take your look from drab…

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My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .

One Response to How to Make Rosettes from a Reclaimed Tee

  1. MA says:

    Hi Becky,
    This rosette is cool! Great for a teen project. I’m interested in how you made the gray necklace. That looks so recycled chic!!

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