|Lovin' my new DIY Length Check Tee Shirt|
To keep track of my progress I decided to put pen to tee shirt. I purchased a white tee from one of my favorite thrift stores last year but didn't try it on before purchasing it. When I got it home I realized that it was too snug for me to wear out so it has been in the drawer ever since. I figured the tight fit actually made it a good choice for a length check shirt so I got it out.
I just used a Sharpie marker and large craft ruler to make lines one inch apart. I think it would have turned out neater if I used a thinner marker but it should still work just fine.
As of right now I don't intend on growing my hair to anything past MBL (mid back length). I hear all the time how people want waist length hair but that just doesn't appeal to me. I keep thinking that would be way too much hair to deal with. Honestly, I would even be happy with BSL (bra strap length). At least with the tee shirt I'll be able to see my progress in inches rather than by points on my body.
Here's how I did it
|I used a Sharpie Marker, Craft Ruler, White Tee Shirt |
and a piece of cardboard underneath to protect the floor
|Don't forget to put something inside the shirt or the ink|
will bleed through to the front (see my oops?)
|I made a dot to mark the center|
|Then several dots 1 inch apart|
|Finally I used the straight edge to draw lines across|
|Then numbered lines with zero as my starting point|
I'm so excited to see how my hair measures up in the coming months. I'll be sure to post updates when I do my length checks.
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