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Scoop neck t-shirt

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Sewing With Knits: 5 Wardrobe Essentials taught by Meg McElwee

Stretch your sewing skills by making a soft T-shirt, comfy yoga pants, a fleecy hoodie or a flowing dress with Meg McElwee of Sew Liberated.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic, Casual
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What materials did you use? A nasty dark green lycra fabric from my local shop - this was my first try and I didn't want to use my nice fabrics.

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What are you most proud of? I was really pleased with this. (Although I am not delighted by the only photo I could persuade my husband to take not very flattering.) The fabric and the color arent really me, so this is purely a practice piece and not a wear out garment. But now I am confident that if I can find some nice fabric I can replicate this t-shirt into something I would certainly wear. T-shirts and shorts are the go-to clothes every day here in Cayman.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? If you are interested in learning more about sewing with knits, do drop over to my blog and take a look at my fleece hoodie which was the first project with the course. I highly recommend it. Blog:

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I use the salvage of the knit fabric to stabilize the shoulder. Try it next time...

02/17/2013 Flag

Thats a great idea! I'll certainly give it a go.

02/22/2013 Flag

That's a great idea! I'll certainly give it a go.

02/22/2013 Flag

The fabric actually looks great I thought it was high-end viscose or silk jersey from the photo! I like the fit as well as I like my tees more fitted. Hope my first attempt looks as good as yours!

02/17/2013 Flag

I'm working now on mine and I have the same fitting issues than you. I'm going to adjust it and cut a nice piece from the bottom. Next time I'll make a size smaller.

05/21/2013 Flag

fit is fabulous!

10/25/2013 Flag