I used shoelaces as my base. The best way to wrap is to... Wrap emboridery thread 8 or nine times around lace. Don't worry about it being tight. Than hold end tight and push the wrapped part up. Keeps it nice and tight without shoelace showing through
Super simple tutorial on how to "skinnify" a t-shirt. I love this because with this process the sleeves are a little bit longer than normal. This makes me want to go out and buy a bunch of shirts to try this on!