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Scribble Shirt

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Upcycle a t-shirt into this adorable and fun scribble shirt with a little bit of bias tape and some imagination. These kids sewing patterns make sewing fun again.

Scribble Shirt

Materials:

  • T-shirt
  • Bias Tape or ribbon
  • Sewing Supplies

Instructions:

  1. To start, use a shirt that fits well and follow the shirt as your guide for the new top. Follow the top for the sleeves.

    Scribble Shirt
     
  2. For the neckline, I made this top a boatneck top. To do that, keep the neckline up higher and the same in the front and back. Extend the neckline just past the shoulder so the neck opening will be just slightly wider.

    Scribble Shirt
     
  3. Then you will also want a neck lining piece which should fit just inside the neck of the shirt.
     
  4. Sew  the front and back pieces together at the shoulder.

    Scribble Shirt
     
  5. Next pin the sleeves in at the arm opening and sew in place.

    Scribble Shirt
     
  6. Next, with right sides together, sew the top together starting at the end of the sleeve, turning under the arm and going down the side.
    *A note. If you have trouble with seams breaking due to stretching, use a stretch stitch. It looks like a lighting bolt zig-zag on the machine and it allows the fabric to stretch without breaking the seams.
     
  7. Sew the neck lining together at the shoulders.

    Scribble Shirt
     
  8. Then with right sides together sew the neck lining to the neck line.
     
  9. Then turn the neck lining around to the inside and top stitch in place. Then, if needed, hem the sleeves and bottom of the top. Since I used a larger shirt to make this one I lined it up with the hem of the shirt and the ends of the sleeves so I didn't need to hem.

    Scribble Shirt
     
  10. Next the fun part: I used some bias tape, but ribbon would work fine too. Then have fun making a scribble on the shirt. Pin in place. I made my bias tape stand up on edge a bit.

    Scribble Shirt
     
  11. Then I sewed only along the bottom edge, as close to the edge as I could so it would still stand up.

    Scribble Shirt

     
  12. Then when the scribble is all sewn in place you are done.

 

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