Sometimes refashion is as simple as cutting an old shirt to make a new style. In the tutorial, learn how to cut an off the shoulder t-shirt. This step by step instructions demonstrate the simple t-shirt cutting technique.
For this no sew off the shoulder t-shirt, I used a classic white t-shirt made of skin tight ribbed material. Now, I love to wear the top with high waist denim jeans.
After the thrifted transformation, the top totally gives an upgraded flare to my capsule wardrobe. Using the simple no sew hack, easily upgrade any tee into a cute off the shoulder top.
You can turn any of your favorite tees into this off the shoulder t-shirt with this simple no sew t-shirt alterations technique. I love this no sew off the shoulder t-shirt so much because it looks feminine and I can wear it anytime with jeans.
For best results, just make sure the shirt is skin tight and ribbed cotton material. Are you ready to give it a try and cut an off the shoulder t-shirt?
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When it comes to recycling old clothes into something new, there are a variety of t-shirt upcycle ideas to choose from. Explore more fun ways to cut a shirt, and also learn how to make your own DIY off the shoulder t-shirt.
If you’re looking from more inspiration, then these no sew t-shirt refashion projects are perfect to add flare to any capsule wardrobe collection. Upcycle clothing is also really fun to wear because you get to say, “I made it myself!”
- T-shirt (I recommend tight ribbed material t-shirt)
- Fabric Chalk
- Measuring Tape
- Lay the t-shirt flat on the table. You will be cutting through the entire shirt, so make sure the front and back are laid out perfectly flat.
- Next, measure from the shoulder seam along the sleeve 1 ½” down and mark with chalk. Again, measure on the other side sleeve 1 ½” and mark with chalk. Then, connect the two chalk marks with a smooth arching chalk line.
- Lastly, use your scissors and cut along the line to create your no sew off the shoulder t-shirt.
I used a 100% cotton ribbed t-shirt for this upcycle project. I recommend a ribbed material when you cut the off the shoulder t-shirt because it will naturally snug to your shoulders and sleeves .