Learn how to adjust the length of tank top straps using this simple tutorial. If your tank top’s too low-cut or it’s gaping at the top, making the straps shorter is a really easy way to fix it. This method works on any garment with similar strap styles.
Having a friend to help you out is great, but you can do it yourself by taking it on and off to make adjustments to the pins until you’re happy.
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It’s best to wear the garment inside out since that’s how you’ll be sewing with it. For this top, I’m going to take up the shoulders about 1 ½” to where it feels comfortable.
Pin it in place and make sure the seam is in the middle.
Mark on both sides of the seam with fabric chalk or a marker. You’re going to want to follow right where the pins are.