Be creative with T-shirts that are not being worn by using the fabric from the shirts in a new way. Nancy and guest, Mary Mulari, show how to turn the T-shirts from family vacation sites, school events, and sporting games into easy-to-sew projects such as, pennant banners, headbands, neck gaiters, scarves and more. These second-chance projects are ideal for beginner stitchers.
►►► Key Points in this VIDEO Tutorial (Second Chance T-Shirt Makeovers Part 2 of 2) ◄◄◄
① The sewing is fun and easy, and some projects require only one or two seams to complete.
② Techniques include even-feed sewing, sewing over ink-dense fabric, stitch on vinyl, using hems as casing and more.
③ The majority of the t-shirt is used in either one project or in another, including projects to utilize leftover sleeves and scraps.
④ Discover easy-to-sew projects including a comfy reading pillow, contemporary tote, festive novelty stockings, easy-sew gloves, and handy toddler bibs.
⑤ T-shirt Pillow: Turn a favorite tee into a pillow with a few easy steps, finished with a fuss-free zipper.
⑥ T-Tote: Take advantage of knit fabrics' no-fray edges and use the simplest of sewing techniques, including a stress-free gusset.
⑦ Two T-Shirt Santa Stockings: Make distinctive stockings from notable t-shirts in either regular or elf toe variations.
⑧ Family Celebration Banner: Use t-shirts and chalkboard fabric for reversible pennants.
⑨ Gloves: The two-way stretch of a t-shirt makes for lightweight gloves ideal for special occasions, costumes, or warmth.
⑩ T-Time Toddler Bib: Take a colorful pair of t-shirts and make a practical, useful gift for a toddler.
⑪ Nancy's Corner segment features Cherie St. Cyr, Fiber Artist
→ Cherie returns to Nancy's Corner to share the inspirations for her eye-catching quilts incorporating her own dyed fabrics.
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