Posted in 10 Minutes Crafts, Clothes, Redesign / Repurpose / Recycling

DIY Tunic with Zipper

What you need:

  • T-shirt knit dress
  • 2 Metal zippers
  • Scissors or seam ripper
  • Pins
  • Sewing machine
  1. Measure your zippers:
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Photo: http://www.trinketsinbloom.com

Put a pin in the seam where you want the zippers to end.

2. Using either your scissors or you seam ripper, open the side seams on your dress starting at the bottom hem.

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Photo: http://www.trinketsinbloom.com

3.Pin your zippers in place.

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Photo: http://www.trinketsinbloom.com

4. Using your sewing machine and a zipper foot, sew all the way around the    zippers.

Skull Tunic with Zippers DIY Sewn Zipper
Photo:www.trinketsinbloom.com

Trim your threads.

I really like the subtle look of the black flocked applique on the black dress. It’s a very subtle detail that really makes your tunic unique.

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Photo: http://www.trinketsinbloom.com

 

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