DIY Sweatshirt

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

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Step 1:

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.

Step 2:

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

Step 3:

Lay your paper outlines on your fabric.

Step 4:

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

Step 5:

Cut out the outlined fabric.

Step 6:

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)

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

Step 8:

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

Step 9:

Sew the stitched pieces together.

Step 10:

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

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    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.