I finally posted a new video tutorial! This one shows my No-Measuring (Cheater) Method for finishing the neckline of a t-shirt!
This tutorial was filmed using a Creative Labs Vado HD Digital Video Camera, a Canon Rebel (for still shots), and edited in Sony Vegas Movie Studio.
This little twist on a tube top is the perfect way to revamp a big t-shirt.
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Start out with your large-ish tee.
Mark like so.
The larger piece should have a top measurement to match under your bust. Grab a tape measure and measure right under
Attaching set-in sleeves (the easy, cheater way).
Okay, so it’s not really cheating. It’s a perfectly legitimate way of attaching a sleeve, and it is way easier.
However, a set-in sleeve is a set-in sleeve because you’re supposed to be setting it in, and with this method, you
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 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