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So so
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Dressmaking

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2008
Harley Chair
Manly Apron
Baby Duds
Low Cut, Empire Waist, Halter Top
Old t-shirt to cute top!

Ok, so I wanted to try to draft my own pattern, did that, then I was afraid if I had measured wrong or anything I would mess up good fabric, soooo, I took an Old Tshirt and chopped it up applying my pattern! It actually turned out half way decent!



Instructions

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Cost
Cheap
  • How to make a halter top. Low Cut, Empire Waist, Halter Top - Step 1
    Step 1

    First the measurements:

  • How to make a halter top. Low Cut, Empire Waist, Halter Top - Step 2
    Step 2

    trace all of your pattern onto a tshirt:
    NOTE: I made the waist pieces and the front & back of shirt half size and cut them out on a fold:

  • How to make a halter top. Low Cut, Empire Waist, Halter Top - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pin along & sew along dotted edges. Right sides together!

  • How to make a halter top. Low Cut, Empire Waist, Halter Top - Step 4
    Step 4

    Back of shirt. Pin & sew right sides together.

  • How to make a halter top. Low Cut, Empire Waist, Halter Top - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pin & sew front & back of shirt together. Right sides together.

  • How to make a halter top. Low Cut, Empire Waist, Halter Top - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut 2 strips from tshirt for straps. Cut & braid half of the straps. Gather the top of boob covers, place strap behind & sew.

  • How to make a halter top. Low Cut, Empire Waist, Halter Top - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cut 2 rectangle shapes out to cover strap ends, fold ends over, measure & pin around where strap meets top, slide off the strap & sew.

  • How to make a halter top. Low Cut, Empire Waist, Halter Top - Step 8
    Step 8

    Slide the covers back on the straps & voila... your shirt is done!

    I hope that covers it all! Sorry for the overload of pics! It's my first real tute! Any questions, just ask!
    Enjoy!

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Comments

ileana v.
ileana v. · Orange, California, US · 4 projects
lmao, boob covers! def gonna try this project
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Re-re
Re-re · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US
Very professional looking. Excellent instructions for us neophytes.
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Miho S.
Miho S. · 28 projects
Great style -thank you for the tutorial!
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Sokje
Sokje · Almere, Flevoland, NL · 8 projects
Boob covers xD
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Angel Amy 0:)
Angel Amy 0:) · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US
I'm lovin' it! I've got T's that have holes, stains, or are just not flattering because they are so square shaped, I can see doing lots of these, with some variations. Thanks for such detailed instructions, very helpful!
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Sunshine
Sunshine · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 4 projects
I love it, really cute, and your tutorial was really great!
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leeli s.
leeli s. · 1 project
this is very s nice shirt
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Craftinista
Craftinista · 5 projects
Thanks!
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Little Yggy
Little Yggy · Buenos Aires, AR · 3 projects
I like it ^^ Good job!♥
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Craftinista
Craftinista · 5 projects
It's super easy too! Thanks!
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