Here is how I added the cute fabric to my plain t-shirt. Cut a 2 inch strip long enough to circle your collar with a few inches extra. Fold and iron the strip in half- making a one inch strip.
Starting at center back, pin to collar on right side of the t-shirt. Because this is sewing on a knit I recommend putting the pins no farther than one inch apart (to minimize stretching). I chose an existing seam line and matched the raw edge of my cute fabric to that.
After making a 1/4 inch seam all the way around trim away the extra t-shirt fabric.
Fold over, pin in place and hand stitch to underside of the shirt.
For the sleeves I did the same thing, start at the underarm seam (do what I say- not what I did) pin strip of fabric and sew in place.
Now remove pins and iron flat. Top stitch a 1/4" seam catching the extra fabric underneath and thus holding the cute fabric in place.
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