Sweater with a Zippered Sleeve
Ivana Musura | Date posted: February 11th, 2011
1 oversized sweater
STEP 1 Cut off the bottom of the sweater so that the hem sits right at your waist.
STEP 2 Reinforce the side seams by back stitching.
STEP 3 Create a bigger neckline by cutting off the old one.
STEP 4 Reinforce the shoulder seams by backstitching.
STEP 5 Trim bottom of sleeves to make new 3/4″ inch sleeves.
STEP 6 Reinforce the seam in the sleeve by backstitching.
STEP 7 Cut a 12″ slit into one sleeve.
STEP 8 Sew in zipper.
STEP 9 Top stitch 1/4″ away from zipper teeth.
Note: There’s no need to finish the raw edges.
Ivana Musura has been surrounded by fashion ever since she can remember. She has been sewing since she was 10 years old and continued to boost her creativity by making custom outfits and accessories to...