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Topic: Pink Satin Shirt Makeover  (Read 844 times)
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Sisteroo
« on: September 08, 2011 10:26:09 AM »



(Tutorial pics at: http://www.sisteroo.com/2011/09/shrink-sew.html)

This shirt was originally a little baggy and too restrictive with the collar. I didn't love it, I didn't hate it, but I wanted to experiment with collar removal so here we go.

1) Cut off the collar in the front and back.

2) Fold under fabric and sew a hem along your collar.

3) I decided to try the elastic again (red dress step five) and made an elastic ruffled collar for the shirt. I only had enough fabric from the original collar for a ruffle in the front (as the elastic bunches). I made the elastic pieces, made sure the hems were nice and sewed it on!

4) I took in the shirt slightly (as explained in step 4 of red dress) to give it more shape.

Finis!
« Last Edit: October 18, 2011 03:44:19 PM by Sisteroo - Reason: Request from moderator. » THIS ROCKS   Logged
PinkLincoln
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2011 10:29:02 AM »

wow I can't believe the difference between the two shirts! The ruffled collar looks so much better than the old one.
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TheWomanMonster
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2011 05:56:46 PM »

Wow, what a great use of that fabric!
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