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V neck t shirt

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Casual
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What materials did you use? I repurposed a t shirt of my husbands that he never wore. I would say that I should have looked at the fabric a little closer. There was not enough stretch to this finished project. Live and learn.

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What are you most proud of? I am proud that I finished, but it was not as straight forward as I thought it would be. Using the fabric from my husbands t shirt I thought was a great idea, until I realized that not all shirts are created equal. There was not enough stretch in the fabric. I originally wanted to make this for myself, but I found the pattern was too small as well. I thought I would make it for my daughter, but it ended up being too small for her too!!!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I am going back to the drawing board and starting over. I have never cut out a pattern from a pdf before, and since I signed up for this course I found a better system to use and probably a better outcome on the pattern fitting as well. Make sure your fabric has adequate stretch!!!

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Very nice job, I love the seams in the back also.

10/01/2013 Flag

Nice contrast at neck

10/17/2013 Flag

Love it, contrast and back seams are great!

03/19/2014 Flag

I love the stitching detail on the back of your shirt. very nicely done!

06/18/2014 Flag

Thank you. : - )

06/18/2014 Flag

Very attractive. Is the back detail a gusset, or an added layer of fabric?

08/07/2015 Flag

Thank you. The back was one piece that I split into three parts that I sewed together by overlapping the pieces. Very easy.

08/24/2015 Flag