A couple weeks ago I stumbled over Andrew’s Tie Front Sweater DIY and it was instantly added to my “MrDIYspiration” list aka things to make. I thought this would be DOPE for the winter/fall season and it very similar to our Tie Back Cap BUT, like the unveiling our Mobile App, my DIY-ADHD just couldn’t be patient. I quickly pulled some supplies together and in the matter of minutes I complete my Tie Front Tee-Shirt!
- Long sleeved shirt
- Seam Ripper
- Tailors Chalk
- Needle & Thread (Optional: Sewing Machine)
First seam rip your long sleeved shirts shoulder seams. With your sleeves facing downward (see the picture for clarification) pin your longer sleeves on your short sleeved shirt in there desired location. *TIP: take tape (any that would temporarily adhere to your fabric) and tape over the needles of your pins, this will cause your needles NOT to stick you. Try on your shirt with pinned long sleeved arms and see how you like it, adjust your sleeves accordingly.
Once you’ve found the perfect spot, take your tailors chalk and draw a line above and below, indicating the placement of your sleeves. Seam rip and or cut a slit the in between the width of your long sleeved arm.
Turn your shirt inside out, with your sleeves still facing downward, slip and pin them into your seam ripped or slit sides. After pinning, you can hand stich or quickly sew up your Tee-shirt’s seams. & there you have it, your own Tie Front Tee-shirt!
x Mr. DIY