DIY: Sleeveless top in five easy steps

030

025

023

I managed to squeeze making this cute little sleeveless top the other day from the leftover fabric of the summer dress I’ve sewn last year in between exchanging messages with my sister  in the Philippines about our new Facebook page (which I’d be blogging about soon). It’s so easy to make.  I was done in no time.

Here’s how:

014

Get a favorite tank top.  Lay it down on a folded fabric with wrong sides touching.  Trace it around with a 2-centimeter seam allowance from shoulder to  armhole,  twice more the allowance on the sides if you want an easy, free-flowing top like I did.  Cut through the second piece of fabric.

015

Fold each piece in half to see if the scoop necklines are proportional.  You might have to cut the other neckline more to distinguish which side is the front.

016

Work on the seam and hem with the help of pins and an iron.  I always iron them flat before sticking the pins.  This makes the next step, stitching, a breeze.

017

Attach the shoulders  with a centimeter allowance.  Stitch together then do the flat-felled seam for a clean finish.

Finally, stitch the sides together.  I ended the stitch right by my waistline to give it a breezy look.

There you go – one summer top to go wherever, whenever!

018

012

004

019

017xoxo

Advertisements
Gallery | This entry was posted in DIY, Sew, Tops and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s