Young and Crafty Sisters: Easy Lace Embellishment on a Plain T-Shirt

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Easy Lace Embellishment on a Plain T-Shirt

 

Easy Lace Back T-shirt

 

First of all, do you know how hard it is to take a picture of your backside?? I looked at so many pictures and though, do I really look like that from behind?! Anyway, this was the best I got.

 

This is a super simple sewing project. If you can sew a straight line, you can do this. Even if you sew a crooked line, you can still do this!

 

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I started off with a plain t-shirt from Old Navy. They were having a buy one get one free sale so if I screwed it up I wouldn’t feel nearly as bad. The lace came from my sponsor WholePort.

 

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The first thing I did was cut the length of the lace. I made sure that it overlapped the hem on the underside of the shirt. I did this for the top and bottom.

 

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Since the lace I had was kind of one sided, I decided to layer it. I overlapped the two straight sides and pinned it in place.

 

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You can see it all pinned here. I also went back and pinned the outer edges.

 

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Now sew down the middle. You will also sew down the outer edges (right and left side) so that you do have lace wings.

 

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I then sewed along the hem on the top and bottom.

 

Lace Back Shirt

 

A caaauuutttee shirt for a 30 minute sewing project!

 

Easy Lace Back T-shirt

 

Business in the front, party in the back!

 

Be sure to check out Wholeport for some great crafting products!

 

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