You probably have a bunch of old t-shirts in the bottom of your drawer. Why not make this perfect beach cover up? It’s a great coverup when you get out of the water and are a little chilly. It’s really stylish and since it’s cotton it is soft and will dry easy.
I made one and absolutely love mine!
Here are the easy steps for making this easy beach coverup:
Cut off the bottom hem and sleeve hems of shirt 1.
Fold shirt 2 in half down the center and place the sleeve of shirt on the fold just below the neckline
Trace a sleeve extension from the cut sleeve down to the hem of shirt 2 as shown
Cut along your lines
Cut across the chest of shirt 3 right under the sleeves
Also cut off the hem of shirt 3
This will be the mid-section of the dress
Cut across the chest of shirt 4, right under the arms. Do not cut off the hem. The hem of this shirt will be the hem of the dress
Time to stitch the sleeves together
Fold your sleeves right sides together and stitch the edges together using 1/2″ seam allowance
Putting right sides together, match the seams and the raw edges and stitch them together.
Stitch shirt 3 to the bottom of shirt 1
Stitch the raw edge of shirt for to the bottom of shirt 3
The next thing he does is tie dye the finished dress and he shows you how to do this in his step by step tutorial. Watch how Mark Montano does this in the tutorial below!