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This shirt has all the sex appeal you need!
Wear with something not overtly sexy - this shirt has all the sex appeal you need!

Posted by carlyjcais from Portland, Oregon, United States • Published See carlyjcais's 60 projects »
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  • How to make a corseted top. Corseted White T Shirt - Step 1
    Step 1

    Lay your t-shirt flat, back side up. Measure about 2.5" down from below where the sleeves meet the sides. (This is what worked for me - you may want to try the shirt on you to make sure this is the area where you want the corseting to end.) Mark.

  • How to make a corseted top. Corseted White T Shirt - Step 2
    Step 2

    Measure below that mark 1.5" and make another mark at each side. Repeat twice so you have 4 marks total, evenly-spaced at 1.5" apart.

  • How to make a corseted top. Corseted White T Shirt - Step 3
    Step 3

    Hand-sew the hooks on at each part.

  • How to make a corseted top. Corseted White T Shirt - Step 4
    Step 4

    Since we're sewing onto the back and the t-shirt fabric will be pulled to the front, make sure the hooks are facing outwards.

  • How to make a corseted top. Corseted White T Shirt - Step 5
    Step 5

    Try the shirt on. Take the elastic cord , fold it in half, and match its center to your bellybutton. Keep these lined up, thread either side of the cord into the bottom hook on either side of the shirt.

  • How to make a corseted top. Corseted White T Shirt - Step 6
    Step 6

    Pull to the front, pulling the shirt fabric with it.

  • How to make a corseted top. Corseted White T Shirt - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cross the cord over at your center, then back into the next hooks above the last.

  • How to make a corseted top. Corseted White T Shirt - Step 8
    Step 8

    Continue to lace the corset-front in this manner,

  • How to make a corseted top. Corseted White T Shirt - Step 9
    Step 9

    and rearrange the extra fabric of the tee as you go to look neater and more tucked-in to the corset area.

  • How to make a corseted top. Corseted White T Shirt - Step 10
    Step 10

    Tie the ends of the cords at the top of the corseting in a bow; trim the ends.

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quirky been v.
quirky been v. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 8 projects
ahhh-mazing! it could be a dress... or wear it backwards...
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