Introduction: Polo Shirt Makeover
Add some style to any polo shirt with a little fabric.
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Step 1: Watch the Video Tutorial Here!
Step 2: You'll Need
1/4 yard of fabric that matches your shirt
Needle and thread
Iron and ironing board
Ruler and paper to make your patterns
Step 3: Create Your Pocket
Make your pocket pattern in paper making sure to add 1/2" seam allowance around the edges and 1" at the top.
Cut it out in fabric and iron in the seam allowance and hem at the top.
Step 4: Placket
Measure your placket
Cut a piece of fabric that is the size of your placket plus 1/2 all the way around
Iron in the seam allowance
Step 5: Pin
Remove the buttons on your placket
Pin the pocket and placket cover in place
Step 6: Stitch the Pocket
Stitch around the pocket making sure to back tack at the opening on both sides.
Step 7: Placket
Stitch in the placket as close as you can to the ironed edges of the fabric
Replace the buttons