Saturday, February 21, 2015

Up Cycle This - Sweatshirt!

When I am sewing something "just for fun", I take photos of each step, that way, I can remember how I made it, just in case it turns out and I want to make it again!

My husband was getting rid of some of his old work sweatshirts.  They were still in pretty good shape and I decided to "Up Cycle" one for me!

The rest of the post will be all photos -- Only a few words and no instructions.  As I was making this, I just flopped the shirt on the floor and took a photo of each step. I was not planning to post, but a friend asked me to share. 

If you sew or quilt it should be easy to understand if you view all 43 photos.  

I started with a size 2XL 100% cotton sweatshirt that fit me. Make sure if you make one that the sweatshirt fits you and your really like it, before you start.

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I zig zagged to join the strips.

 Then I topstitched it flat.

2 inch squares

That's it!  I "up cycled" my husband's sweatshirt!

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Chantal said...

WOW!! Love this! Great idea, great job turned an old shirt into a great new top for you. Congrats!!

Unknown said...

Looks Great! Gave me an idea or two for few shirts I have. :)