How To Cut Off The Shoulder T-Shirt

 


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. 

How to cut off the shoulder t-shirt before and after

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.

No sew off the shoulder t-shirt photo 1

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.

no sew off the shoulder t-shirt photo 4

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?

 

More DIY Fashion Basics

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!”

How To Cut Off The Shoulder T-shirt

How To Cut Off The Shoulder T-shirt

One of the most fun ways to cut a shirt is with no sew off the shoulder t-shirt alterations. Learning to cut an off the shoulder tee is an easy t-shirt reconstruction project for beginners to practice.

Active Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Difficulty Beginner

Materials

  • T-shirt (I recommend tight ribbed material t-shirt)

Tools

  • Fabric Chalk
  • Measuring Tape
  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. 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.
    how to cut off shoulder t-shirt step 1
  2. 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.
    how to cut off shoulder t-shirt step 2
  3. Lastly, use your scissors and cut along the line to create your no sew off the shoulder t-shirt.
    how to cut off shoulder t-shirt step 3

Notes

This step by step tutorial demonstrates how to cut off the shoulder t-shirt. This no sew t-shirt alteration is the best! Perfect way to recycle old tees into new clothes. #DIY #upcycle #refashion #nosew #tshirt #easy

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 .

Soonjoo Uh

I graduated with a bachelors of fine arts degree in fashion design. I worked in the fashion industry as a lead designer for major brand name labels such as Stitch Fix, Urban Outfitters, Nordstrom, and Dillards. Now, I am the founder of the website Fashion Wanderer where I share current fashion trends, style tips and how to build a capsule wardrobe collection.

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