simple stitches to jazz up a plain t-shirt



The blanket stitch and how to end a length of thread...

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add a running stitch around the collar

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  • Kati Lovasz commented 3 years ago

    I love this idea. So elegant in its (apparent) simplicity.

  • NancyTeaches commented 3 years ago

    Great idea!  I think I would add beads, too!  Can't wait to try it!

    Beads are a great idea! Would love to see that...

  • Tugba Kop commented 3 years ago

    These look great!

    Thanks!! really easy to make too...

  • vvonder commented 3 years ago

    so cute! I love re-fashioning the old things and I find the embroidery is amazing for it. If you are bored with the design, you can take it out and start new, and embroider the new design! So cool!

    Yeah, totally. I think it adds a simple wow factor too...

  • SownBrooklyn commented 3 years ago

    Love this!! I love a good tank in the summer and this will make them look so unique!

    Me too! I can live in tank tops in the summer & this was you look DIY in your own colors...

  • Nicole commented 3 years ago

    Amazing! I love how you made such utilitarian stitches look feminine and lovely. And the color combination is adorable!

    Is there a needle you recommend for sewing on these light knits without snagging?

    I usually use a size 7 embroidery needle. I didn't have any snagging problems just getting the tension right is hard with stretchy fabrics. 

  • Jezek commented 3 years ago

    What a great idea!

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