Friday, February 22

DIY shirt



Sooo, I bought this Monki shirt on sale, and I decided I wanted to change it up a bit. It was very long, so i wanted to shorten it and cut off the sleeves for a more summer-y look. Here's a little DIY tutorial on how I did it, hope it inspires you.


I wanted to go for a no-sleeve look, soo

1.

I drew with a pencil how I wanted my shirt to look. I wanted to go for a deep opening on the sides.


2.

Next you start cutting. If you want to rip of the sleeves, you can rip it by the seam. It gives a better result instead of only cutting. If you turn the shirt inside out, you can use a  seam cutter or scissors to cut off the thread and pull it out. Then start ripping when the seams are loose enough. 

3.









So, if you want yours a  bit scruffy and edgy, take a cheese grater and just grate the seems and other areas. (This is a great tip for Denim as well, if you use a cheese grater to rub against the fabric, it gives a scruffy ripped effect)

4. Adjust each side if they're not completely perfect,  and BOOM. you got yo self a nice DIY cut off shirt. PERFECT FOR SUMMER :)

5. OPTIONAL. You can also add studs, patterns and fabric or more holes to the tshirt, giving it a more personal look. I'm thinking of sowing a pattern with colorful thread on the collar. If i can get around to it!













One example :) HAVE FUN!

26 comments:

Ruth Lalliankimi said...

You're so creative, that shirt is looking lovely. So effortless :)

Thank you for your lovely comment. Your newest follower,

Ruth :) x

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littlemisschinagirl said...

This is great! love the idea...xx

Celia Aranda said...

Wow! that is such a brave thing to do! haha I love ittt<3
xoxo

-Celia

Olga Zgonnik said...

following back :)

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Viktoria said...

great post!

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Coline Chavaroche said...

Following you on Instagram :)

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Catarina said...

Thank you| Great job, love it! :) x

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Miriam said...

Nice DIY!! :)
With love,
Miriam (varios-angulos.blogspot.pt)

A. S. (Asilosofy blog) said...

Nice!!

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Sixth Tractate said...

Lovely post + pictures! I love your blog. I'm your newest follower :) Would you mind checking out our blog & following back via GFC and Bloglovin'? Looking forward to your next post! xx

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Tere Ávila said...

great diy honey , super original!
xxxx

Noralia Ayu said...

cool diy! :))

kis from indonesia
nora

Irina said...

great blog!

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Poppy said...

omg you have amazing eyes!
love Poppy xx
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Sophie Elizabeth said...

looks great, you did a fab job!

xx

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Fash Era said...

nice shirt really cool idea!! followed u on instagram - fashionsitaera. wld love it if you would drop by my blog and we can follow on FB/GFC/INSTAGRAM if u like
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Heather said...

ooh I love the studded shirt :)

Issa Tchieu said...

The last shot was PERFECT WITH A BIG BANG!!!! SWEEET DIY. Nice work on the collar too!!

Borjana said...

So inspiring,honey!Absolutely love it;-)
xx
B.
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Bridie Dineen said...

Love this post!
Please check out my blog;
http://bridiesdiary.blogspot.co.uk/

Anita said...

lovely blog :)
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Grazziella said...

Did the same :) Love it !!

Bisous

Vivian Leung said...

Great Blog!

Would you like to follow each other on GFC?


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Nerdy Asian said...

Lovely DIY! I'm really liking studs at the moment haha! :D

Caro * said...

Good idea ! :)

Monja said...

nice! xo

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