Introduction: Slim Fit T-Shirt Mod
I have a bunch of great logo tee-shirts but they're cut for men and I don't like the way they fit, so today I'm going to show you how to mod your t-shirts into a flattering shape that you'll actually wear, using a serger.
For this project, you will need:
- Girly-tee that fits you, to use as a guide
- Baggy tee that fits you around the collar
- Serger (ask around to see if a friend will let you borrow) with thread
- Sewing pins
- Tailors chalk
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First, iron your shirts and turn them inside-out. Line up the template at the shoulders and trace around it with tailor's chalk.
Pin along the new side seams, and cut off the sleeves at the new armhole. Run the new side seams through the serger.
Lay out the old sleeve under the template t-shirt and mark the new underarm and armhole.
Serge the underarm, then cut the shoulder curve.
Flip the sleeve right side out and set it inside the armhole of the shirt. Pin both sleeves into their armholes.
Serge the sleeve seams and you're all done!
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