I did a tee makeover today with a technique other than ruffling--I think this is worth talking about! I love ruffles but sometimes you just want something simple. So here's a super simple tee makeover that I did (you'll probably think at first glance, wait, what did you do to it?) that makes this tee a little more interesting and embellished without girly, statement ruffles.
I started with this tee:
And cut off the sleeves. I cut open the sleeve pieces into strips to decorate the tee with, and then I finished the short sleeve edges using this technique from Make It and Love It.
I did the same thing on the hem, with sleeve pieces, just for fun, and on the neckline but with several layers. It came out pretty interesting but not girly or froofy: