How to Design and Sew Shoulder Cutouts
Spring cleaning time again and I have a stack of clothing items that I haven’t worn in a LONG time. You know the rule, if you haven’t worn the item in 2 years, it has to go! What happens if you love the fabric, the print, or even just the buttons? Why not recycle or upcycle the items into something I might actually wear! Here is an upcycle project for spring and summer and it’s right on trend … adding shoulder cutouts to a button down shirt.
Let’s Get Started!
Lay the shirt flat. Locate the top of the shoulder and outside arm. Measure along the shoulder seam from the neck edge to where you want the edge of the hole to start. In my case I am going to start 2” to 3” from the neckline.
For the full tutorial, check out my post on the Brother Stitching Sewcial blog. I always love to see what your are working on, be sure to share photos of your upcycles shirt using #angelawolf #brothersews
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