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How to Create Two New Tops From a Basic Tee

Nov 08, 2011
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Cut a basic tee in half to create two new tops. Here’s a unique way to take an old, drab (and maybe even shapeless) T-shirt and turn it into two new edgy tops all your friends will want to borrow. Here, Judith Neukam shows you how to create two upscale looks in this article from Quick Stuff to Sew Vol. 3. Cut the T-shirt into two pieces horizontally. Add a chiffon lower half to the upper section for party-time flare. Then, add high-textured novelty wool to the lower section for a topper that salutes sportswear chic. Double your comfort and double your style with this easy two-for-one project.

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  1. User avater rosestargold May 3rd

    Love the idea! You have made two garmets with style from a T-shirt. I will try to make at least two pieces for a try. I'm a begginer in sewing. I sew by patterns and also very basic pieces without them. I believe that i will discover many many ideas and techniques in sewing. I have a question to ask: What is the thread that we use in this project and type of stich? Thank you for the inspiration!

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