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January 27, 2013

A Sweatshirt With A See Through Plastic Line

shorts: vintage adidas

Again, this DIY is super simple, perfect for impatient people like myself. I came up with the idea because I got a orange curry stain right in the middle of on one of my sweatshirts. The only way that it was going to ever come out would be with a pair of scissors.

-clear plastic
-sewing machine/needle thread

Fold the sweatshirt in half aligning the side seams, take your time to find the perfect center fold. With sharp scissors slice the sweater in half cutting along the fold. Take the strip of plastic and close the cut back up with it. You can use regular thread and any sewing machine to attach the plastic to the fabric, make sure you do it slowly and that the stitches aren’t too close together.

87 responses to “A Sweatshirt With A See Through Plastic Line”

  1. Anonymous says:

    This is clean and brilliant, I love it!

  2. this is insane! no idea how you come up with such original ideas, amazing.

    It’s a LDN Thing

  3. Maria says:

    Wow that’s so great!
    A bit like Wang SS13 collection 🙂

  4. Sofie Groth says:

    Creative as always. You make me feel like I’m the most boring and uncreative person in the whole universe.

  5. Perfect! 🙂

    Where did you get that sweatshirt, btw?

  6. Love it!
    I Have a question for you. In what stores or shops can you get that kind of plastic, and what exactly is it called? Cause I mean, it’s not very thick, so is it like in a fabric store or a convenient store?

  7. Märta says:

    This is the best idea i’ve seen in ages

  8. Anonymous says:

    to me it looks just like a cut-through sweatshirt with a foil underneath. I think it would be better if you link those cut pieces with thin white stripes. But anyway this idea is great and creative 🙂

  9. Lisette says:

    this is a brilliant idea! It can be done in many different ways. On the back, or on the arms would be genius too. Great post!

  10. this is brilliant. awesome

  11. Omg, you are sooooo creative!!! That looks amazing!!!:)

  12. Vani says:

    Girl you are an absolute genius! Love it!

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  13. Arevya says:

    Wow, this is awesome!

  14. Ciana says:

    where do you buy all your basics? its actually quite hard to find nice basics that arent crazy expensive!

  15. deleks says:

    Cool idea! Look awesome!

  16. You are so unique and talented *____*
    Amazing! XX

  17. Katieli says:

    Wow that is so amazing! I think i’m going to have to do this DIY. I already have all the supplies so why not…thanks for sharing this!

  18. Bri Wang says:

    Genius idea. This looks so cool!



  19. Tian says:

    This is an amazing idea, you’re so creative!

  20. Tine says:

    Ivania I’m seriously lacking words!

  21. AMAZING…as always! PS- Stunning eyes.


  22. Chelsea says:

    Maria’s right, it reminds me of the Wang SS13 collection too! Perfect to go with your ‘Floating Denim’ pants, no?

  23. Lejla says:

    Love it 🙂
    You have the most perfect DIYs on the planet!!

  24. Olivia says:

    Such a unique way of customising! looks amazing!

  25. every time i come here, all i want to do is throw out everything in my wardrobe out and splash my walls white!

    great and amazing tutorial as always!


  26. Milex says:

    I could stare for hours.

  27. You always have pefect DIYs with a minimalist edge. I still have yet to try the floating jeans! -_-

  28. You have to be one of the most creative people I’ve seen on the net.
    Great DIY!

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  30. fun fun fun idea! you are so pretty <3

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  33. Lena Elmone says:

    This is such a great and unique DIY to do if one has a unremovable stain! I always love the way you approach things.

  34. amalie says:

    freakin awesome!

  35. Mira says:

    Wonderful and stylish idea. That simple shirt looks super rad now!!!



  36. Tyler Lim says:

    Brilliant as always!
    Can we like, be best friends hah.

  37. Anonymous says:

    maybe somebody asked You that, but can You please tell me where did you buy clear plastic? I can’t find it anywhere

  38. yes for sure anon:
    I bought the plastic at a regular fabric store, but you can also look for it at shops where they sell table cloths; they usually also have these plastic clear covers to protect the table cloths (my granny has them on her tables always to protect her dear embroidery table cloths) they are made out of the same type of plastic and sometimes you can even buy it per meter
    Good luck!

  39. Great tutorial and great resoult 🙂 Love it!

    Love, Nastya!

  40. Great outcome!
    I hope mine turns out the same with fabric glue
    I’ll defo post that diy up next month on my blog :p

  41. Inez An says:

    Dit is behoorlijk geniaal! Andere mensen zouden een bevlekte trui weggooien, een prachtig staaltje out-of-the-box-thinking!

  42. echoharp says:

    where do you usually buy your basics???

  43. Ria says:

    I love this idea!

  44. Way to make the most simple of sweatshirts make totally chic!

  45. Ifey says:


    Love your blog and the inspiration that it provides. I love the sweatshirt with the clear strip. I have been able to track down the vinyl but I wanted to know where you got your sweatshirt from? I really like the quality of it.

    Ifey 🙂

  46. Hi Ifey,
    I got this one from a shop where you can print your own sweaters, Tshirts, Caps… I just asked to buy one without print 🙂
    American Apparel has some beautiful unprinted sweatshirt too, hope this helped!

  47. jennamariia says:

    Oh wow. At first I though it was a jacket. That´s very creative. I love your tattoos as well.


  48. Anonymous says:

    I did this DIY with an old white shirt today – the idea is brilliant!

  49. Anonymous says:


    Brilliant idea.

  50. Lucy says:

    Your minimalistic ideas are always breath-taking!

  51. Ebba H says:

    where do you buy the plastic? ive been everywhere trying to find it ;(

  52. HayleyMG says:

    gorgeous outfit! I love that d.i.y idea its awesome! You have such cool ideas and you really make minimalism appealing 🙂

    Hayley xx

  53. Anonymous says:

    hi where is the nice sweater form?
    HEMA? .

  54. Love this! Was wondering where do you get clear plastic for this type of DIY or what kind is it? Just any clear plastic? Thank you x

  55. I want to keep all my garments for life and am sad that the great design of this COS dress only lasted for two weeks.I love clothes and honestly speaking I want to have a big collection of them. There is a but; quality wins it over quantity every time.
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