7 Simple Ways to Upcycle Men’s Shirts!
The other day when I was cleaning out my closet, I realized that there are so many oversized shirts of my husbands that he doesn’t wear anymore. I figured that it would be so neat to upcycle my husband’s shirt to a women’s shirt or a skirt that I could wear. After a good Pinterest search, I found these awesome 7 ways to refashion men’s shirts. I am usually so overwhelmed by sewing (not my forte) but these DIY shirt ideas are stress free, even I could do it! Today I am sharing with you my favorite ideas to simply cut oversized men’s shirts of your husbands to a women’s shirt, skirt, or even a dress for your little one. If you have any reservations about sewing like I do, don’t worry- it is so EASY. Check out these 7 refashioned men’s shirt ideas.
1. Men’s Button-up To Women’s Button-up Tutorial
This is a super cute plaid top that you can make refashioned from a men’s button up. You can choose any shirt color that compliments you & fashion it perfect to your size.
2. Men’s Shirt to Halter
This upcycled men’s dress shirt is almost unrecognizable from the original shirt It is such a beautiful design and so perfect for hot summer days.
3. DIY Ruffle Bell Sleeve Top Refashioned from Men’s Dress Shirt
This DIY shirt from a men’s shirt is so chic and my favorite. The ruffled sleeves complete the look. I couldn’t believe it was a men’s shirt originally.
- Over-sized button up (used hub’s too big dress shirt)
- Top you like the fit of
- Sewing machine
4. DIY: Turn an XL women’s shirt into a girl’s dress
If you have a little girl this is an awesome way to make a super unique refashioned dress for her! I am sure she would love this for school or summer.
5. No Sew Triangle Tee-Shirt
You must try this super cute no-sewing refashioned shirt, especially if sewing seems too overwhelming. It is incredibly easy and you only need three supplies!
6. Button up Refashion Swap
Wow! Look at the difference between that before and after. This is another great DIY to upcycle a men’s dress shirt. You could layer the shirt with a cardigan for the fall. Or keep it as is for the summer.
7. How to Make a Shirt to a Skirt
You can make a skirt from an over-sized shirt in 15 minutes. It is incredible easy. You can also make a DIY skirt for any girl of any age. This tutorial is so versatile.
It is amazing how easy it is to turn a men’s shirt into a dress, skirt, or shirt. Each design is so unique and easy to do. Have fun taking your old shirts to make beautiful new shirts. Let us know how it went for you and your final look. Happy sewing and cutting!
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