Sweatshirt Liposuction

By: Kate from See Kate Sew
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There's something cozy and wonderful about an oversized sweatshirt, but it can be hard to find an occasion where it would be acceptable to wear as anything but pajamas. If you want the warm snugglyness of a big sweatshirt but the style of a fitted sweater, this Sweatshirt Liposuction tutorial is for you! This refashion tutorial will teach you how to make a too-big sweatshirt fit just right - and look amazing. This project is so easy and quick. It's perfect for beginner sewists not yet at the start-from-scratch level. Keep warm this autumn and winter with this adorable hooded sweatshirt!

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Time to CompleteUnder an hour

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This is a great idea. In the past I have had to alter every sweatshirt I bought because the shoulders looked like a football player with huge pads! Not flattering! This is another great option and gives new life to your old stash! The buttons are super cute and I have some old big vintage buttons that would work so well with this project! Thanks for sharing your creativity! .

This is a great way to make a baggy sweatshirt look cute again! I'm definitely going to be trying this.

What a creative person you are repurposing a old sweatshirt in such a cute way.I love your idea. Thank you for sharing !!!!


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