New life of old T-shirts: clothing decoration ideas in the chenille technique

March 16, 2019 14:00edition
New life of old T-shirts: clothing decoration ideas in the chenille technique

Ideas how to decorate a T-shirt

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In spring nature wakes up and updated by the earth, and creative people new ideas arise that require immediate implementation. How, for example, to give a new image of last year's nondescript T-shirt?

We will chenille technique: put together the layers of tissue that has been cut between the parallel lines. The motifs may be arranged horizontally and obliquely, be based on any shape.

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For decorative flap pick shirts or cotton fabrics knitted dense with a bright pattern, make a pattern on the stencil. Secure the cut parts from the reverse side with the help of sewing pins, run along the contour of a straight line machine. Make layout and route on the front side of the machine shirts parallel lines at a distance of 1.5 - 2 centimeters apart.

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Then, each inter-row space is carefully cut with sharp scissors, not reaching the edges 0.5 - 1.5 centimeters on each side. Now you can see a bright substrate in the form of heart, very nice work!

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If you have accumulated over the winter a large number of patches, make a "sandwich": the lower layer of tissue fold colored trim in random order, cover the top layer of fabric. Lock pins layers sewing stitch and run on a pre-coated lines of a grid, spiral, geometric shapes and patterns. Make cuts parallel to the line or in the form of petals from the center of each cell.

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The inner portion of the fabric between the lines can be cut, departing from a line of stitches 0.5 centimeters. Thus able to create a variety of designs, patterns and even the fancy lettering. For the substrate use suitable color or contrasting fabric mesh. Along the route the cut decorative contrasting stitching thicker thread.

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See how the pattern can be applied to the T-shirt: Exotic butterflies, angel wings, cat's muzzle and heart. First draw a picture or print on paper, attach to clothes, adjusting the dimensions. Conventional band, depending on the length and location, create a completely different geometric pattern, the knitwear segment will be the original summer cape.

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The designer thing even boring black jacket can be turned into alternating knitted strips using squares with applique. If you are hesitant to immediately take up the clothes, start with the bags. Only one side of decorate or sew the prepared bag from the multilayer fabric. For such an unusual thing no one can remain indifferent.

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