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A man's shirt made better
It's quite easy to create a fun, feminine top from a man's button-up shirt. Watch and see!

Posted by Carissa B. from Dallas, Texas, United States • Published See Carissa B.'s 15 projects »
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  • How to make a shirt. Plaid Shirt Refit - Step 1
    Step 1

    Remove pocket with seam ripper.

  • How to make a shirt. Plaid Shirt Refit - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut off sides and sleeves to fit your body.

  • How to make a shirt. Plaid Shirt Refit - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut new sleeve cap about 8 inches down from original shoulder seam.

  • How to make a shirt. Plaid Shirt Refit - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sew new side seams.

  • How to make a shirt. Plaid Shirt Refit - Step 5
    Step 5

    Switch sleeves (right becomes left and left becomes right). This will put the cuff buttons on the fronts of your arms for a decorative detail. Reattach sleeves to armholes.

  • How to make a shirt. Plaid Shirt Refit - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut pocket slightly smaller.

  • How to make a shirt. Plaid Shirt Refit - Step 7
    Step 7

    Press edges of pocket inward.

  • How to make a shirt. Plaid Shirt Refit - Step 8
    Step 8

    Reattach to shirt a bit closer to the button band than its original location.

  • How to make a shirt. Plaid Shirt Refit - Step 9
    Step 9

    Remove extra cuff button with seam ripper.

  • How to make a shirt. Plaid Shirt Refit - Step 10
    Step 10

    Sew this button halfway up the cuff slit, through both layers, to keep it from gaping when you bend your elbow.

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Milad S.
Milad S.
I think it is tough to do this Fail
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Patricia R.
Patricia R. · Sugar Land, Texas, US
FantasticLove lovely creation good idea
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