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Give some old t-shirts a revamp with this super easy, no sew tutorial
Have a shirt you no longer wear, well I suggest you revamp it! This super easy, no sew tutorial will help you make some old shirts new again.

Posted by Thera Joyce from Chandler, Arizona, United States • Published See Thera Joyce's 44 projects »
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  • How to cut-up a top. No Sew Cap Sleeve T Shirt - Step 1
    Step 1

    First you will need to cut off the collar and the sleeves of the shirt as pictured above.

  • How to cut-up a top. No Sew Cap Sleeve T Shirt - Step 2
    Step 2

    Put the shirt on and mark with a pencil where you'd like the length of the shirt to sit.

  • How to cut-up a top. No Sew Cap Sleeve T Shirt - Step 3
    Step 3

    Take the shirt off and cut the bottom of the shirt off where you made your mark.

  • How to cut-up a top. No Sew Cap Sleeve T Shirt - Step 4
    Step 4

    From the piece of the shirt you cut off, cut a 1 inch wide strip.

  • How to cut-up a top. No Sew Cap Sleeve T Shirt - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now cut each end of the strip open as pictured. You should now have two, 1 inch wide strips.

  • How to cut-up a top. No Sew Cap Sleeve T Shirt - Step 6
    Step 6

    Gently tug on the strips until they roll into themselves.

  • How to cut-up a top. No Sew Cap Sleeve T Shirt - Step 7
    Step 7

    Slip one strip through the top of the neckline and through the arm pit of the shirt.

  • How to cut-up a top. No Sew Cap Sleeve T Shirt - Step 8
    Step 8

    Tie the strip in a knot and adjust the position of the knot until you like the way the cap sleeve is fit. Then tie another knot for good measure to make sure that it won't come out in the wash. Tie the remaining ends into a bow. Repeat on the other sleeve of the shirt.

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Olivia L.
Olivia L. · Basom, New York, US
I want to learn how to cut a shirt & starting a neat weave or easy way to cut patterns from the front, & ending in the back! A sexy cutout that looks professional and most importantly to look like something Marilyn Monroe would wear @ home.... please send instructions if you have or know how to do ANY of these examples! Cry Love
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