Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Cowl Neck Tee Refashion: a tutorial

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Materials Needed:

Tee (Scoop neck worked well for me)

3/4 yd lightweight, flowy fabric
-- Doesn't have to be lace, just try to find a fabric that you think would drape well, nothing too stiff--




Found my scoop neck at Target for $8. It's the same tee I used in this tee refashion. 

If you haven't noticed, I'm a total Target junkie. Seriously, I'm there at least once a week. I may have a problem..





Tutorial:


Measure the circumference of the collar of your tee.




Add 3 inches to that number. This will be the length of your rectangle
i.e. My collar measured 34" so the length of my rectangle is 37"






I went with a 26" width, Leaving me with one rectangle 26" by 37"





Fold rectangle in half (hot dog style) and sew down the long side of the rectangle.

I used a wide zig zag stitch. It seemed to do a better job at mending the lace together.





Turn your tube right side out and you'll have something like this:





Beginning at the back of the collar, pin your fabric around.





When you've come full circle, it will look something like this:




Insert one end into the other.






Fold in the edge and pin in place.





Sew down this line.





Again using a zig zag stitch begin at the back of the shirt and sew the fabric along the collar.

Be very aware of what layers of fabric you're sewing through. It's very easy to accidentally catch a section of fabric that you don't mean to.




Don't worry about making the stitch pretty. It won't show






Done! Looks a little funky like this but don't worry. Try it on and let the fabric drape naturally. 












Neat, huh? Kind of like a permanent infinity scarf.


I forsee making more of these lovelies come fall. Ugh I can't wait! Give me cardigans, flats, and a cool autumn breeze please. 













A Perfect little top for our sushi date night...




















Have a lovely day (:






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Unknown said...

I lovel cowl necklines. This is a great tutorial too!! This is on my to do list now!!!

ikaxela said...

It is a great idea, honey! Thank you!

Barbara said...

I love that you used lace for this...it's so much more summery that way (: Also, I just creeped on your "about me" and I'm going into elementary ed as well! Fun fact...haha.

Anngela said...

Holy adorable Katy--great job! I LOVE that you used lace; so feminine and it's always nice to see the versatility of it. :) I definitely see some of these in my future for fall--thanks for the tutorial!
PS--LOVE and have the same sandals--they are the best and go with everything!! :)

S said...

I am in LOVE with your blog! I am just learning to sew with lessons from my grandmother and your blog is the perfect inspiration for a young college girl :) Keep it up!

Rebecca @ My Girlish Whims said...

how cute!!! and what a fun little date :) i've still never tried sushi. im scared lol

Anonymous said...

This is such a great idea! I love the look you put together too. I'm seriously going to have to try this one out. I'm a newbie to sewing and this looks like a great beginners project for me! Thanks for sharing!! :)

Unknown said...

I have to say that a)I am thrilled to be your newest follower - yea crafty Texas bloggers!!, b) your sewing skills are amazing and ideas are genius!, c)I'm sure you've heard this before, but your blog reminds me so much of Made - clean, simple, inviting, smart - a wonderful read!!

Nicole @ Sew Much Sunshine said...

That's awesome. It seems like it would be pretty cool to have separate from the shirt too! Your tutorials are great!

Sara said...

This is a really coo shirt. I love the lace. I'm going to pin this.

Li-Sha said...

i seriously love your tutorials. you are so awesome and talented! i can't wait to have a sewing machine so i can sew everything you blogged:)

Amanda said...

you are so pretty and I love the tutorials!

Luke and Jamie Sievert said...

stinking cute! You, your blog, this shirt, all stinkin cute!

Anne said...

I love it! The lace cowl is FAB! I linked to your tutorial on Craft Gossip Sewing:
http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-cowl-neck-tee/2011/07/20/

---Anne

Victoria said...

The t-shirt turned out beautifully!

I'm looking for a lace similar to the one you used here, but I can't find any at the fabric stores that I've tried. Where did you get the lace from??

Debbie said...

That is soooo cute! I have a couple of scoop neck tops that are too low and have been trying to think of some ways to make them more modest. I think I have found it! Thank you!

Aimee @ SmallAnchors.com said...

beautiful! i never buy those scoop shirts because they are too low for me --- but NOW... NOW i am going to target!! :)

katie said...

I just found your blog! this tutorial is super cute!! :)

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Nancy said...

Great Tutorial, I am going to have to make one they are just adorable!!

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Nina @ Momma Go Round said...

I LOVE this! So fun, especially with the lace. I'm linking to this on my FB page. Thanks for sharing!

Jamie @ DIY Home Sweet Home said...

Love the lace. So beautiful. I would love for you to stop by http://diyhshp.blogspot.com/ on Monday to link up your tee and any other projects you would like to share.

Alia said...

Oh, I loved your tee and your tute made it look so simple! :)
How was the sushi? ;)

Crafty Mama said...

Very clever, thankyou!

Unknown said...

This is amazing and you are so cute! Thanks for linking up:) I will be featuring you this week at my party:)

Shaina Roane said...

this is just great! and so easy to do! thanks!

Brenda said...

So glad I came across your blog from Grosgrain. Love this tutorial!

Kristin said...

Thanks so much for posting this tutorial! I just made my own...with my own twist! :) I cut off the bottom of another clearance top to use as my tube/neck material! I'll post it to my blog in a few days and link back to your tutorial! Thanks again!

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Amanda Fetters said...

This is so awesome!! I just found this via google... I have some new fabric to make a top + I can't get cowl necks out of my mind... but seriously don't feel like drafting anything fancy. THANK YOU! I'll be trying this. :)

Vera Terezinha said...

Ótima ideia!Tão simples e fácil e ao mesmo tempo tão criativa.Parabéns!

Sheela D. said...

I love this!! Where did you get the lace and WHERE did you get your bag??

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Rebecca @ Herons Crafts said...

I love this tutorial! Thanks so much! It was simple to follow, quick to make and the results look great! Oh, and I love your blog!
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Kate S said...

Thanks for this! I have extra lace from the lace scarf you posted and I'm going to use it for this! Thanks for all your great tutorials, you are an inspiration!

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