SATIN OR SILK: DIY & OTTD: I Made a Sleeveless Shirt!

Friday, February 8

DIY & OTTD: I Made a Sleeveless Shirt!

Well, maybe I cheated a little by cutting the sleeves of a shirt that I bought from Target. But you get the point.

STEP 1

Remove the sleeves. If you are altering the shirt because it has tears or holes in the stitching already, you may like to unpick the sleeve completely. If the stitching is still intact, just cut the sleeve off about 1cm from the seam. 
 photo DSCN1747_zpsdada027b.jpg

STEP 2

Thread your needle. Er, maybe not with that much thread though...Then it is time to fold the rough edge of the armhole under and start stitching to make a new tidy edge. A sewing machine may make this easier for some but I preferred to hand-sew mine.
 photo DSCN1751_zpsec5eb406.jpg

STEP 3

Eat some watermelon. It helps. 
 photo DSCN1746_zps67f8dd6e.jpg

WEAR IT!

 photo DSCN1964_zpsfb3569a7.jpg
 photo DSCN1965_zps0e2cc363.jpg

No comments:

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...