Remaking a Long Sleeved Knit Top

Remaking a Long Sleeved Knit Top

When you want something with short sleeves instead
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I found this knit top during one of my thrifting store scouts. I love the kind of pleated detail in the front, but the top itself was too big and I wanted a summer top, not a winter top. So I decided to make it exactly what I wanted. 🙂

Remaking a Long Sleeved Knit Top

If you don’t have a sewing form, have a partner help you out.

Since the sleeves weren’t tooooooo large, I used the line at the seam as a cutting point to cut off the sleeves.

Sewing the sleeves up.

Following the pins, I sewed up the sides.

Make sure the seams at the underarms will stay put.

I think it turned out pretty good!

Here’s a close up of the pleat and the sleeve.


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