My 14 year old daughter heads off for a week of orchestra camp on Saturday. During the week, they get the chance of swimming in the river near the college where the camp takes place. My lovely daughter is pale and freckled, the worse kind of complexion to spend a day in the sun.
Enter the No Sew Swim Shirt. This is the second version of this shirt I’ve made, the first having done it’s duty honorably for several summers now. The sides are nice and open so the water will flow through your shirt and not weigh you down. A must for any super-sun-sensitive gal.
There really is no sewing and you only need a couple of supplies and you’ll have your own No Sew Swim Shirt in about 10 minutes!
- 1 t-shirt, at least 2 sizes too big, in a light color to reflect the sun
- a pair of scissors
- a large ruler OR yardstick
- cutting mat OR masking tape with 1″ intervals marked to about 20″
smooth out the side of the t-shirt, using either the cutting mat and a ruler (shown) OR a yardstick and masking tape, measure 3″ from the cut edge along the shirt sides, cutting up those 3″ at 1″ interval
This one was stenciled using acrylic paint and my pirate stencil.