HOW TO: DIY Summer Crop Top
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What you'll need
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2cm Wide Elastic
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Cut a fabric. The length of my top is 23cm including seam allowance and the width is my bust measurement x 1.5. W-82cm x 1.5= 123cm
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Place the fabric wrong side facing up. Fold the fabric once about 1cm and then fold again about 2.5cm and pin them. Do this on the upper & lower edge.
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Sew with straight stitch.
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Make sure you sew as close to the fold as possible.
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Using a safety pin loop the elastic through the tunnel. The length of my elastic is my bust measurement.
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Place the fabric right sides together and sew with straight stitch then zigzag stitch to protect it from fraying.
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Cut two long strips. The length is about 60-80cm and the width is 5cm.
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Fold the fabric right sides together and sew with straight stitch.
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Sew the straps.
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Using a safety pin turn the strap right side out.
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Loop the elastic through the tunnel. The length of my elastic is 42cm. Pin the edges and then sew with straight stitch.
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Pin the straps 8cm from the side. Sew the straps.
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Your top is now ready!!
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