One of my favorite items to make is a simple t-shirt. It’s fast and easy when sewn with a serger. Then I use the Brother Coverstitch machine for hemming. But what about embellishing the tee with coverstitching! If you have used the Coverstitch before you will...
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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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...
Upcycle Denim Shirts My husband was cleaning out his closet and handed me a couple of denim shirts to donate. I couldn’t help but notice the logo on one of the shirts from a marina we frequent on our summer boating trips – I couldn’t bear to allow that one to go. A...