Watch This YouTuber Grow, Design, and Dye His Own Cotton T-Shirt

The process is both complicated and time consuming, taking the YouTuber 3 years.
Donovan Alexander

This is the ultimate DIY project, but if you are going to do this impressive project "to the tee," (pun intended) you are going to need to plan for the long haul.

However, the fascinating DIY t-shirt completed by the enigmatic How to Make Everything YouTube channel took a total of three years to complete. In the video above, the host walks you very literally from the growing process needed to create his shirt to the dyeing and finishing process. 

If you love the ideas of being purely "organic" or creating something completely from scratch, then this video is for you. Of course, if you want to have a cotton shirt, you need cotton. The host of the video not only decided to grow the cotton plants for his shirt but the eventual plant dyes needed to create the finished project.

Without giving away too many spoilers, the host highlights the complex process needed to create one of the most commonly worn and beloved pieces of clothing in the world. This is definitely one of the more impressive DIY projects that we have seen in recent months. 

Oh, this process is going to set you back about $5,000. Maybe you should just stick to your H&M basic t-shirts for now.

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