Wednesday, July 01, 2009

a ha!

Remember this shirt?
Well, I finally realized what to do to the neckline.

Turns out, it just needed a little gather.
What do you think?
Better, no?

Have you ever used elastic thread?
Well, neither had I.
But it is my new favorite thing.
I used it for the neckline and liked it so much that I ripped out the elastic on the sleeves and used it there as well.

Honestly, this is the easiest project.
Start to finish in under 30 minutes, no problem.
And no advanced sewing skills needed.

Elastic thread is so much quicker than sewing with real elastic, just make sure to wind it onto your bobbin by hand, without stretching it.


  1. Ok, I haven't used elastic thread either.

    Can I use it on a hobby machine? I don't have anything fancy.

    Also, do you need to make sure the fabric is taut when sewing?

    It looks great!

  2. I love elastic thread too! The shirt looks cute.

  3. Really cute! I love a feminine t-shirt. Too bad I don't have ANY
    sewing skills.

  4. 2words: Sewing Blog. I'm tellin' ya.....


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