This is it! The last installment in this round of t-shirt hacks. And we’re wrapping it up with a simple hem modification — as I’ve said before, changing hemlines is possibly the easiest way to mix up a pattern. Today we’re simply adding a band to finish the bottom of our t-shirt.
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
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
Next up — how to take that basic t-shirt pattern and hack it into a tank top!
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