DIY Kate Spade T-Shirt Upgrade

Hi! I’m Katrine and I run the blog make it & fake it and while Stephanie is away enjoying little Samuel, I am bloggysitting. This is so fun, and totally better than babysitting. I don’t have to provide snacks or clean up cake batter off the floor!

(Yes, don’t get me started. Advice from a pro: Don’t go down the “let’s make a cake” entertainment road while babysitting 5 kids.)

Today I’ll share with you a super duper easy Kate Spade T-shirt Upgrade!

Kate Spade T-shirt upgrade
Do you guys get the Kate Spade newsletter? I absolutely adore it and get so much inspiration from it. A few months back they were showing a picture of this great yellow T-shirt with a bow detail at the sleeve.

I had just gotten home from shopping with my mum, still holding the shopping bag while looking at the pic. The grosgrain ribbon in the shopping bag handle was just what I needed to make it myself. YAY!! Totally green, no purchase, no waste of perfectly good ribbon. Amazing right?

upgrade Kate Spade T-shirt


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  1. Kristi says

    How did you sew the ribbon onto the t-shirt? By hand, serger, sewing machine? Did you sew it along the top and the bottom of the ribbon? Is there a problem with either the ribbon or the shirt shrinking in the wash and making it look funny? Thanks!

  2. says

    This is such a cool way to take one of those $5 t-shirts they sell at Old Navy or Forever 21 and make it look so much less schlumpy (that’s a word, right?!). I love it!

  3. says

    I LOVE this! I very rarely wear T-shirts because, well…..they’re T-shirts. This just adds so much and it’s so easy! I can’t wait to do this.

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