Introduction: DIY Sweatshirt

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This is a tutorial on how to make a sweatshirt like this!!

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Before you start cutting your fabric, you want to take measurements of your shoulder opening, torso (collarbone to waist), shoulder width, arm circumference, and arm length.

Pro tip: When cutting your fabric, leave a few inches so you have room to hem your edges.

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While this isn't totally necessary, I would recommend making a paper outline of your design before you cut your fabric.

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Lay your paper outlines on your fabric.

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Trace the papers onto the fabric in brightly colored chalk. Trace each stencil twice.

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Cut out the outlined fabric.

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Take one torso outline and two sleeve outlines. Sew them together. Do this with the other set of torso and sleeve outlines.

Step 7: (Optional, But Recommended)

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Hem the bottom of the shirt outline. Do this by folding the edge of the fabric up and sewing it into place.

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Pin the two pieces of stitched fabric on top of each other. Try to make the pieces as even as possible.

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Sew the stitched pieces together.

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Turn the sweatshirt inside out and it is ready to wear.

Comments

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2017-05-19

Great sewing tutorial. DIY clothes are the best because you can make sure that they fit perfectly. And when you make it yourself, it feels more like you own it.

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