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Saturday, January 16, 2010

Ruched Sleeve DIY

Hot on the runways is the adorable ruched sleeve. Now to convert some of your old fav's into this modern fresh style you will need scissors needle and thread (that matches the fabric) Then you simple pick the best place to place the loose stitch, if there is a seem on the top going down the sleeve it will work best but you can also do it from the under neath or since it will end up being hidden anyway you could stitch on the top without a seem but you do risk holes that way. A loose stitch is a basic stitch that is just spread further apart. Once the stitch is done simply pull the end of the string until you have the desired amount of ruche and tie a knot. The best part about this is the loose stitch can simply be cut loose and you have your old shirt/dress back.

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