12/11/11

Mens Tee Sewn Into Dolman.


Supplies: XL mens tee


DIY intructions: 
Video go here


 Cut neckline scoop neckline, cut arms (as shown).  Don't cut the shoulder seam, you will need the long width for the dolman shape. 


Gather the bottom hemline in a few inches to be snug on your waist (this is what changes the shape of the shirt). Sew the new sleeve seams you cut (everything is right sides together). Then you will sew a seam starting from the gathered end up the armpit. Make sure you sew the side seam going gradually out towards the edge to keep the fit loose.  Then trim the excess fabric. 


37 comments:

  1. Ok So I am on a mission to learn how to sew on a sewing machine over my Christmas break. I want to make this dress in some different pattern fabrics I have found. I paid $42 for this at a boutique I work at and know it would be so east to make but I have no idea how to sew except for sewing buttons on. :) Could you help me? Or do a tutorial on how to use sewing machines. My mother has a older one that I could use. http://fashionatabargain.blogspot.com/2011/11/last-warm-day-i-think.html. Here is my blog http://fashionatabargain.blogspot.com/. Let me know if you can help me. I am loving the items you make! Are are a very talented lady!

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  2. Just stumbled onto your blog! So great, I am totally becoming a new follower so I can stop back often! Thanks xoxo.

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  3. Great blog and pics.
    Kisses from New York:)
    www.thebrunetteworld.com
    xxx

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  4. Yaaaaaay! Thank you, thank you thank you!!!

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  5. I found your project on pinterest. Your blog is awesome, love it! I am your newest follower.

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  6. Hey, Lola!

    I´m from Brazil and I found your work on pinterest. I´ve just finished customizing my husband´s t-shirt for me using your tutorial.

    Thanks for this great idea!

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  7. Hi Lola! I found your blog from pinterest. I have just bought my sewing machine and will be learning to sew! (wish me luck) This is going to be my first sewing project. Thank you for the tutorial. You are sooo creative you are such an inspiration :)

    Spanish Pinay

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  8. I just used this tutorial to refashion a Goodwill bargin I found!
    It turned out so good!
    http://tobless.blogspot.com/2012/01/dolman-tee.html
    Thanks for the easy tutorial!
    Alesha <3
    tobless.blogspot.com

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  9. Wow this is awesome! Thanks for the tutorial, I'm definetely gonna try this out!

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  10. I just dusted off my sewing machine, which I haven't used in about 8 years, after seeing your post on Pinterest! It took me about 30 minutes and I love my "new" old shirt! Thanks for the tutorial!

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  11. i love your sewing techniques as they resemble my own!!!...your ideas are simple and are FAST in results which i love as i have no patience for patterns!!!...your wonderful and you have a new fan in NEW YORK dear!!!...keep these great tuts coming!!!...i'll be eagerly awaiting!...thanks for sharing too...

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  12. Finally, I've found a blog with great "Before and After" ideas!! Can't wait to get started. Keep the great ideas coming! Kisses from Portugal

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  13. LOVE this!!! I have tons of tshirts to refashion now! Any ideas on how to do this for a long sleeve shirt??? Would I just stop the diagonal seam on the elbow of the sleeve?

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  14. i made a few boyfriends t-shirt like you. and they looks very good. thanks for great idea :)

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  15. brilliant!! Did this tonight and am off to grab some big t-shirts from the charity shop tomorrow! You are a genius :)

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  16. I love this!! Thanks for sharing, can't wait to make one this weekend!!!

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  17. Just bought an XL grey/blue mens tee to try this with, I love the look of it, so relaxed but still pretty xxx

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  18. This is genius. You really inspire

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  19. I found this on pinterest and used your directions to re-fashion an ex-boyfriend's t-shirt that he never came to reclaim. It makes me feel powerful chopping and sewing it into something new ;) Also, it turned out great! the directions were fantastic!

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  20. I just made one of these for myself. Thanks so much for the tutorial! I LOVE it! I dyed mine purple, I'm thinking of making two more and dying one green.

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  21. I just made four of these out of my hubby's shirts that were in the donate pile! Yay!!! Thank you so much for the easy tutorial, and the four "new" shirts!

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  22. just made mine... LOVE, thanks!!
    ~Mejia Mamma~
    www.MejiaMamma.blogspot.com

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  23. I love your Blog! So creative and stylish!! I found this on Pinterest as well! Very nicely done. Thanks so much! Cant wait to try!

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  24. How bigger of a shirt size to you regular shirt size did you use thank

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  25. I found your project on pinterest. Your blog is awesome, love it! I am your newest follower.




    Cheap Mens Shirts

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  26. Thank you fro sharing this.
    Love it. And a project i can make.
    (shared my blog post with my attempt)
    http://www.dabandadash.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/right-tim-strip.html

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  27. I love this one to! Got to rob my hubby's closet soon! ;)

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  28. Absolutely amazing! Love it!! You will be so sexy :)

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  29. Hi,

    Just wanted to say thanks so much for this tutorial. For work I have to wear these boy sized t-shirts with our store logo on them, but I still want to look cute. I've cut a couple of them into tank tops but now that it's winter and cold and rainy I needed an alternative. This was so easy!! Thanks a lot and please keep posting more tutorials!!!!!!!

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  30. thank you so much!! I've just made it...and I've got many men's t-shirt to custumize, now!!
    And, you've got a new fan in France ;-)

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  31. Love it! I have hundred of oversized show t-shirts that I normally just wear in bed, but nice to wear something good while out flyering in rainy Cardiff!

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  32. Just made 4 of em! Cute, cute, cute!!! Easy Peasy too!

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