3/15/2012

DIY: Sleeveless Denim Button Down Shirt

(picture via urbanoutfitters.com)
 
Hi all!  I have seen a lot of sleeveless denim/chambray shirt for sale at Urban Outfitters, Forever 21, etc. They all range from about $15-$80.  It is definitely a must have item for this summer.   I am going to show you another quick, easy, and affordable DIY for this trend.   This DIY will work for any button down shirt.


First, grab a sleeveless denim button down shirt.  I bought mine from a local thrift store for only $2.99.

Next, turn one of the sleeve inside out.  

After that, cut off a chunk of the sleeve.  This way it will be easier to cut around the edges.  

Then begin cutting around the outside of the seam. When I'm cutting I don't cut both sides at the same time, instead I go around in a circle.  

When you are done, cut the other sleeve.

Then, you are done,

Here is how I wore it.  I pair it with floral shorts and tie it up.  

I hope you found this DIY helpful.  I already cut the sleeves off of about 5 of my button down shirts.  I have to prepare for summer =)  As always, stay tune for more DIY's!


15 comments:

  1. I love what you did here, can't wait to try this out myself!
    Great blog, following you as of now. xx

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  2. I love this my dear! You make this look so easy to do :)

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    1. thank you! It is easy to do. I thought it was hard too and I practice on an old blouse. After I got the hang of it, I just couldn't stop. :) I hope you try it.

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  3. oh this is such a cute idea!:) xoxo

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  4. Looks beautiful but I know myself and if I would try to do it, it would be tragic! I'm jealous of people who makes clothes in DIY style and it looks perfect!
    kisses
    E.

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    1. Thank you! You should really try it. I thought it was hard at first, but after I did it, it was super easy.

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  5. Love this DIY, the results came out great! I have been looking through tons of thrift stores for a denim button down and only can find ones with embroidery all over them.

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  6. What a fun idea! I gotta take a chance too!
    I hope to see you soon on my blog, I have a new post and I hope very much to read your opinion!
    Kiss kiss C.
    http://fashionismyonlygod.blogspot.com/

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  7. I've been meaning to do this for a while now! I can't yet however because I plan to sew in a patch to the back! :-) I need to learn how to sew first ha-ha
    You did an awesome job!

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  8. Awesome DIY :) need to try this on some shirts! x

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  9. Cool

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  10. What a cool DIY ! and thanks for your comment, follow if you like! loves,xx

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