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Large T-Shirt to Fitted Tee Tutorial

Large T-Shirt to Fitted Tee Tutorial
I have these two t-shirts that I love. They're soft, comfortable, and have good worn (and sentimental) designs on them. But, I never wear them for anything other than around the house because they are large men's t-shirts and look completely shapeless on me. Then I found this great tutorial on YouTube for how to make a big t-shirt a fitted shirt! - T-Shirt Surgery: How to Make a Shirt Fit So, while I was staying with my mom at her camper this summer (she lives & travels in an RV), I asked her to help me try it out. First, a before & after look at the t-shirt we did. So, here's how it's done. Start with a t-shirt you love that's just too big Turn the shirt inside out and lay a shirt that DOES fit you on top of it, lining up the collars so that you can be sure it is centered over your large t-shirt. Thanks to brianagayle for the video tutorial & tips! No time to make your own?

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Tutorials for Recycling T-Shirts So way way back, in June, I wrote this Studio Organization post, about starting the process of organizing my studio by cleaning out the closet full of junk. Well, it's September and...let's just say the closet is a work in progress. Some of the things that are taking up space in the closet are shirts that I never wear anymore. I realized I could repurpose them into something else! Here are some tutorials for recycling shirts:

Recycled Book Cuffs Jamie Keiles creates fashionable wrist cuffs using the spines of old and damaged books, stitched up with leather backings and heavy-duty snaps. (She’ll line them in vinyl too, if you’d prefer.) I like the graphic, unisex look of these and of course the recycling aspect is a great plus. Recycled Book Cuffs Related bEING pERFECT iS hARD: Reupholstering Some Shoes First I got together an old pair of shoes that I wasn't too fond of, a bottle of Sobo fabric glue, a pair of scissors, and about a yard of fabric ( I used fabric from a long dress I had cut into a mini dress ). I wasn't really sure where to start. So I just started cutting random pieces of fabric and then sort of molding them to the shoe (cutting off excess as I went). I slathered the fabric glue straight onto the shoe in some cases, and sometimes onto the fabric, then gently pressed it down onto the shoe. I recommend a busy pattern like this one because you can't even tell that I layered different pieces of fabric almost like a paper mache. I haven't worn these outside anywhere so not really sure yet how well the fabric glue will hold up.

T Shirt Dress DIY - Make a cute Summer Dress If a basic T shirt is a must have for any wardrobe, then a basic T shirt dress is a must have for Summer. This simple DIY tutorial will show you how to turn a basic t shirt into a cute Summer dress. To see step by step instructions and photos click here. 1 T Shirt in your size (try to find one thats a little long, I found mine at Old Navy)1 T Shirt at least 2 sizes largerScissorsTape measurePinsSewing machine Step 1 Take your larger T shirt and lay it flat on a table, measure how long you want your skirt to be, mark it and cut your shirt straight across. Wiki How to Ask a Question Intelligently wikiHow is a “wiki,” similar to Wikipedia, which means that many of our articles are co-written by multiple authors. To create this article, 62 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. This article has been viewed 1,832,429 times. Co-authors: 62

Urban Renewal by Mari Santos We're usually kinda "meh" about most T-shirt surgeries because we're just can't get into the hack'em, slash'em sartorial school of thought. Toronto-based Mari Santos, on the other hand, is such a genius with a pair of scissors we want to hitchhike across the border, kidnap her, head back south, and then set her to work against her will on the oversize T-shirts we seem to get for free by the pound. Except that it would probably be illegal. Make your own lace undies - tutorial and free pattern So Sew Easy If you have already visited my previous posts then you are all ready and set to start sewing you own underwear. Not got the free panties pattern yet? Download the pattern from this post – Free Multi-size pattern to make your own undies And take a look here for how to put your pattern together (important) – Making up the pattern Download your free undies pattern UPDATE - Oct 2014.

Tutorial: Scrap Buster Fall Pillow This is my favorite thing to do with my little scraps, and since its Scrap Buster month over at Sew, Mama, Sew, I made a quick tutorial so you can make your own. This pillow cover is 16" square with an envelope back & the design possibilities are endless! I added some pillows I’ve previously made with this same method at the end of this post. Happy Sewing! You’ll Need: 1.

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