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Get a loose fitting shirt to fit - almost instantly.
This tutorial will teach how to fit the waist of a loose fitting shirt.

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  • How to make a shirt. Take In A Shirt And Fit It Without Hassle - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take a loose shirt which you need to fit at the waist. Measure across the back side along the waist.This measurement is x cm.
    Cut a strip of elastic which is 0.5 cm wide and x cm long.
    The picture shows how it will look after the completion.

  • Step 2

    Get your sewing machine ready to sew. With normal tension settings. Now mark the point on the back of the shirt.Draw two lines 1 inch above and below this point with a tailors chalk.

  • How to make a shirt. Take In A Shirt And Fit It Without Hassle - Step 3
    Step 3

    Now place the back of the shirt under the machine needle and place the elastic on the wrong side of the shirt and start sewing. Slightly pull the elastic as you sew.

  • How to make a shirt. Take In A Shirt And Fit It Without Hassle - Step 4
    Step 4

    Repeat for the second line.Mae sure you back stitch along the ends.
    Lo the shirt is now well fitted and cool to look.

  • How to make a shirt. Take In A Shirt And Fit It Without Hassle - Step 5
    Step 5

    This is how it looks from the right side at the back .Cool gathers

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Tracy J.
Tracy J. · Lincoln, England, GB · 6 projects
It looks like a good idea - I'll have to try - thank you Happy
cweetgal
cweetgal · 8 projects
You are welcome Tracy. It is very project specific though,many patterns might not be just loose at the waist for us
cweetgal
cweetgal · 8 projects
You are welcome Tracy. It is very project specific though,many patterns might not be just loose at the waist for us
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