How To Alter A Sweatshirt

Want to know how to alter a sweatshirt? There are so many things that can be done to alter a sweatshirt, to make it go from dull to amazing. Sweatshirts are commonly worn when you don't really want to be bothered with figuring out what to wear. Wouldn’t it just be wonderful if you could take that ordinary sweatshirt and alter it to make it one of the main aspects of your wardrobe? You can alter a sweatshirt to become an item of clothing that everyone asks about.

To alter a sweatshirt, you will need:

  • scissors
  • needle and thread
  • clothes ruler
  1. When altering a sweatshirt, one of the main rules is to have patience. Many times, especially if you’re not a professional fashion designer, your ideas may not come across on the sweatshirt the first time.
  2. Take your time when you alter your sweatshirt. Don’t get so upset if it doesn’t come out perfect the first time, you can always scrap that one to use for a sick day.
  3. Cut off the arms of the sweatshirt. Try to do so at the seams.
  4. Cut the neck band and bottom band off of the sweatshirt. Cut a "V" in the sweatshirt from the neck down as much as you like, just be careful not to cut too low.

Remember to have patience, It may take a while for you to get it right. There are many ways to alter a sweatshirt that will give you the look that you want and need. As long as you know what look you are going for, you can alter your clothing anyway you like.


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