Today I am going to show you how to shorten straps on a sports bra or a tank top. Something you may want to think about is not just shortening them but possibly turning them into a halter or a different design like crossing the straps in the back.
- Sports Bra or Tank Top
- Thread to Match Garment
- Sewing Machine
- Choosing Your Materials
This step does not really apply because you are really going to go looking for a Sports Bra or Tank Top with straps that are too long. It just happens that the garment you want happens to have long straps.
- Cutting the Straps
Once you see that the straps are too long, it is really important to be very careful cutting the straps away from the back of the sports bra or tank top. You want cut the straps as close to the top of the back of the sports bra or tank top as possible. However, you need to be careful to not cut the garment itself otherwise you are going to have to deal with a hole in the garment. Take your scissors and just slice right through the straps. Using very sharp scissors, clean up (more…)