Rocking Reverse Applique Shirt – DIY Designs and Sewing Craft Ideas .

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This free applique pattern really rocks the house. Use leftover fabric to create a brand new shirt for your favorite little guy. A long-sleeved striped shirt shows through the guitar shape in the tshirt on top for a very cool look.

Kids will love showing off the design to all of their friends.

Rocking Reverse Applique Shirt

Materials:
 Two t-shirts

Instructions:

1. So first find 2 coordinating shirts (preferably one with long sleeve and a pattern on it if possible). Next place the patterned shirt inside the other shirt and line up all seams, shoulder, and neck.

Rocking Reverse Applique Shirt

2. Next print off your guitar pattern and cut out the 2 pieces along the solid lines.

Rocking Reverse Applique Shirt

3. Next pin the guitar pattern on the shirt in the direction you want. Pin thru the paper and top 2 shirt layers.

Rocking Reverse Applique Shirt

4. Next sew about a 1/8 inch along the outside of the paper template. Only sew thru the top 2 layers of the shirt.

Rocking Reverse Applique Shirt

5. After sewing along all the edges- remove the pins and paper. Next carefully cut out only the top shirt fabric inside the guitar

pattern you just sewed on. Cut close to the thread- but make sure not to cut thru the thread!!

Rocking Reverse Applique Shirt

6. Next sew a zigzag stitch with coordinating thread all around the cut edges. Next take the small piece of pattern you cut out earlier and pin in place. Zig Zag Stitch around the edges to hold in place.

Rocking Reverse Applique Shirt

By: Melissa Boclair

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