Back 2 Basics, Sewing, Tutorial

Tutorial: How to change a straight hem to a split hem

Happy Friday! Man, this daily posting thing is tough. But I did manage to eek out my fifth t-shirt hack for the week, turning a straight hem into a split hem. This particular hack is simple enough that you don’t even have to alter your flat pattern pieces.  The hack is primarily in the construction,… Read More Tutorial: How to change a straight hem to a split hem

Back 2 Basics, Sewing, Tutorial

Tutorial: How to change a straight hem to a curved hem

Okay, I’m back today with the second part of my awesome aqua tank (fabric from Simply by Ti Fabrics) — turning the straight hem of the Only Tee (affiliate link) into a curved hem. If there’s anything you take away by the end of this series, let it be this:  If anyone ever tries to… Read More Tutorial: How to change a straight hem to a curved hem

Back 2 Basics, Sewing, Tutorial

Tutorial: How to turn a scoop neck t-shirt into a v-neck

As you will notice, one of my themes with Back to Basics this year is how to extend the use from your basic patterns.  I get kind of annoyed when I see designers release essentially the same pattern over and over again, with just slight variations.  This pattern has a V-neck instead of a scoop… Read More Tutorial: How to turn a scoop neck t-shirt into a v-neck