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A sexy spin on a classic comic shirt
I decided that my old Batman shirt needed a revamp, since I hadn't worn it in ages and wanted to do something fun with it. I thought that this might be a great way to make a boxy t-shirt slightly more feminine, while keeping the superhero charm. :)

Posted by Lauren from Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa • Published See Lauren's 101 projects »
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  • How to cut-up a top. Superhero Cut Out Shirt - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut a piece of interfacing of the same size and shape of your shirt's logo.

  • How to cut-up a top. Superhero Cut Out Shirt - Step 2
    Step 2

    Turn your shirt inside-out and iron the interfacing onto the back of the shirt's logo.

  • How to cut-up a top. Superhero Cut Out Shirt - Step 3
    Step 3

    Decided how much of the logo you want to be cut out. Mark this on the shirt (I used a tailor's pen for this). Cut out the inside piece that you don't want, leaving a small allowance to be folded over, and tack a hem around the edges.

  • How to cut-up a top. Superhero Cut Out Shirt - Step 4
    Step 4

    Once all of the edges are tacked, iron them flat. After this, you can choose to hand-stitch or machine-sew them down, but this step is optional.

  • How to cut-up a top. Superhero Cut Out Shirt - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut a piece of black lace large enough to cover your logo-hole and position it as you choose.

  • How to cut-up a top. Superhero Cut Out Shirt - Step 6
    Step 6

    Tack your lace into place and try the shirt on just to ensure that you're happy with it.

  • How to cut-up a top. Superhero Cut Out Shirt - Step 7
    Step 7

    Machine-sew (or hand-stitch) the lace down by sewing along the edge of the logo, also securing the hem, remembering to finish of with a few back-stitches to secure it.

  • Step 8

    Remove all tacking.

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Trrriple Purple ART
Trrriple Purple ART · Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA · 15 projects
Dis rerig awesome!
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