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How To Cut T-Shirt Into A V-Neck

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A quick way to revamp an old crewneck tee is by changing the neckline. Learn how to cut t-shirt into a V-neck without sewing. 

Here are trendy t-shirt upcycle ideas for you to try next. From off the shoulder t-shirt to tank top, there are many cool t-shirt cutting ideas to transform your top into trendy new looks.

Build your confidence with no sew t-shirt refashion projects. As a result, you will have more stylish tops to wear with your favorite jeans. 

Sewing tends to look intimidating, however needle and thread isn’t always required when upcycle clothes without sewing. A change in the neckline, sleeve, or even length of t-shirt can drastically improve the fashionable look of a garment. 

The key to having a clean neckline is by following proper measurements, a sharp pair of fabric scissors and a bit of courage to follow through with the tee shirt cutting technique. Here are the step by step instructions recycle old t-shirts into new clothes by cutting a V-neck from a crew neck t-shirt. 

How to cut a t-shirt into a V-neck shirt before and after

How do you cut a V-neck shirt without sewing?

Recycle Old T shirts Into New Clothes (No Sew!)

Whether you use plain color, graphic or stripe pattern t-shirt, this t-shirt cutting technique will work no matter what. This tee shirt cutting hack allows you to make variations from a slight V-neck to deep plunging neckline.

Give a facelift to the existing neckline with a slight change that will completely alter the look of the tee. Use these easy no sew hacks to transform any tees instead of just throwing them away.

This t-shirt neckline alteration technique is easy, and the best part is that no sewing is required. Also, learning to cut a t-shirt is a great skill to have because it gives variety to your DIY wardrobe. Wear the new V-neck tee as a layering piece or outer garment, be my guest!

In this upcycle tutorial, you will learn how to cut a V-neck shirt without sewing. Take body measurements for clothes around the neck and neck drop to give a comfortable new neckline that you will love to wear. 

Don’t worry about the cut edge along the V-neck, the knit material from the t-shirt won’t fray or loose it’s V-shape. Grab your favorite tee and let’s get it started!

sideview of v-neck shirt
front view of v-neck shirt
Yield: 1 V-neck shirt

How To Cut T-Shirt Into A V-Neck

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Beginner

Easily transform a t-shirt into a v-neck shirt. Learn how to cut a shirt to make a v-neckline on a top.


  • T-shirt


  • Fabric chalk
  • Measuring tape
  • Ruler
  • Scissors


  1. To make a V-neckline from a t-shirt, start measuring 6" down from the high point of the shoulder, the position right next to the neckband.
    Measure 6" down from the high point on the shoulder
  2. Fold the shirt in half to find the center of the neckline. Use the marking to draw a V-neckline.
    Draw a diagonal line from each shoulder to the drop neckline on the front of the shirt
  3. Cut along the line to remove the original neckband abd make the new neckline.
    Cut along the diagonal lines to make a V-neck shirt


Pro tip: Be careful to only cut one layer at a time. The neckline is different in the front and back, don't cut both layers at the same time. 

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