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    Default Adjusting a polo shirt without sewing

    Does anyone know if theres a subtle way to adjust the size of a polo shirt without sewing it?

    I know how to do it by cutting & sewing as ive done it before, but its a work shirt this time, i cant really cut it & sew it.

    I was wondering if I could pin it somehow but it doesnt seem to be working

    It needs to look relatively work appropriate - ie not tying a knot in it.

    Getting a smaller size doesnt seem to be an option - we don't have to wear them all the time, just for events & there are no small sizes left & they arent getting anymore before the event.

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    Could you perhaps tuck it into a high waisted skirt?

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    I will definitely try that! That might help with the body of it but still unsure on the sleeves, they are huge. Rolling them up doesnt help much.

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    What about getting a stack of little safety pins & taking it in at the side-seams? Or sewing it (then you can unpick it if need be?)

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    Ill try the safety pins!

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    Actually I just had another look & don't think it will be possible without sewing it - it has a different colour under the armpits so if i take in the side seams with pins the colour disappears. I think id need to take the whole shirt apart which isnt an option. Unless anyone has any ideas??

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    How much of the shirt do you need to see? Does it have a logo on it? If you tuck it into a high waisted skirt and then wear a black cardigan over the top or fitted blazer would that hide the sleeves whilst still being able to see some of the front of the shirt?.

    I am clueless when it comes to alterations etc but this is what I would do if it was too big and I still wanted my outfit to look fitted.

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    Ill try that! There is a logo but its over my bust area so if i wore an open cardigan you should still see it


 

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