This is Part 3 of my 7 Ways To Gather Fabric series! This time I’ll show you the “Cheater Method” of gathering fabric with a sewing machine.
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This tutorial was filmed
You can use this method for making a hooded shirt from scratch or for reconstructing an existing shirt.
If you are making your own pattern on the fly, I’d suggest finding a hoodie and tracing the hood, making sure to add a seam allowance. You may need to alter the hood to fit the top
This is a super quick and easy tutorial – perfect for beginners!
A t-shirt with a sweet pattern or about 1/2 yard of fabric Sharp scissors Sewing machine or needle and thread
Step 1 Measure around the top of your arm (where you want the top of the armwarmer
This tutorial is great for beginners because it requires no sewing! All you really need is a sharp pair of scissors, an old tee, and about 15 minutes!
A t-shirt that’s too big for you or approximately 1 yard of stretch/knit fabric Sharp scissors