Add beads to a shirt collar for an easy up-cycling idea
This particular DIY has been worked by plenty other bloggers. And for good reason. It really amps
|Olive green studs on shirt collar|
up the style of a ho hum shirt considerably. And it’s easy. Well this version is.
My version took no more than 15 minutes and I just love how the easy addition of a few beads has given this shirt a subtle makeover. I remain unconvinced about gluing beads to fabric. I’ve never tried it so I
|The shirt before|
can’t be sure, but I suspect the beads will ultimately come unstuck in the wash.
You need: –
beads or studs
thread to match shirt colour
an old shirt
You do: –
Decide how many beads or studs you want to use and how much patience you have to sew them all onto your collar.
Then decide where you want to place your beads or studs. Mark the spot with chalk.
Thread your needle with matching colour thread and sew
|Olive green sew on studs|
your beads or studs in place.
Make sure the stitches are invisible.
Easy as that.
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Till next week, happy DIY-ing.