DIY cut-out tee-shirts ✂

Posted by on juin 17, 2012 in DIY - Do It Yourself! | 37 Comments

OK so here is what I worked on last week (before my computer’s hard drive crashed, and resurrected).   Sorry it took so long before I publish it, I had to go through a  lot of data transfer to be able to finish the video! SO!  Today I bring you this simple but very stylish project, 3 ideas and patterns to resurrect your own shirts.  I first cut-out my own tee-shirt in university a couple years back, my design was a cat’s paw (lol please don’t judge me!), then a few weeks ago I stumbled upon the very rad cross cut-out tee on the Nasty Gal store… and the rest is history.  So, watch the video, download the patterns and go crazy with your scissors and enjoy every minute of it!  Have fun and let me know how it turned out!!! xo Ari

LINKS FOR PATTERNS BELLOW!!! :)


Click here to download the cross pattern (one page left, one page right)  You need to print this on a 8,5″ x 14″ sized paper!!!

Click here to download the ribcage pattern (one page left, one page right)  You need to print this on a 8,5″ x 14″ sized paper!!!

Click here to download the heart pattern (one page left one page right) You need to print this on a 8,5″ x 11″ sized paper!!!

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37 Comments

  1. Cindy
    18 juin 2012

    The heart pdf link doesn’t work!

    Reply
    • Ari
      20 juin 2012

      It should be fixed now :)

      Reply
  2. mikaya
    18 juin 2012

    this is such a great idea! The cross looks soo good! also I like the idea of a turtleneck!!

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  3. Mercedes
    19 juin 2012

    definetely going to try the ribcage one!

    style-chain.blogspot.com

    Reply
  4. Ty
    20 juin 2012

    How do they hold up to washing without finishing the edges?

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    • Ari
      21 juin 2012

      I’ve washed one at a delicate cycle and it hold well :)

      Reply
    • AndLive
      24 juin 2012

      jersey knits like t-shirt fabric don’t fray, but they do stretch more easily. :)

      Reply
  5. AndLive
    24 juin 2012

    Oh, and I LOVE these! Now I just need some legal size paper to print or just wing the rest of the pattern. :)

    Reply
  6. Kathryn
    25 juin 2012

    These are awesome! Thanks for sharing them with us:)

    Reply
  7. Ramsi
    27 juin 2012

    I love the idea .. now im trying to do one ribcage on my shirt .. but i cant believe that 14 inch are long enough when i want to do it on my t-shirt .
    Should i do 18 inch ? or are 14 just perfect ?

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    • Ari
      28 juin 2012

      Oh good question!! I fit it on a 14″ pattern but if you are tall, maybe 18″ will look better :)

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      • Ramsi
        28 juin 2012

        You were right: it depends on how tall one is. In my case 16” were perfect :) Thank you for sharing your idea.. by the way this has been the first DIY i ever did so far..you ARE an inspiration. grettings from germany :)

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        • Ari
          29 juin 2012

          Yay thanks so much! Keep on DIY! :)

          Reply
  8. Gianna
    29 juin 2012

    Hello! Can you please give me the measurements for the cross tee?
    (width x length)

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    • Ari
      29 juin 2012

      Hiii!!!! It’s approx 13″ long x 9″ wide! You can download the pattern and print it on a 8 1/5 x 14 sheet

      Reply
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    5 juillet 2012

    Greetings from Carolina! I’m bored at work so I decided to check out your website on my iphone during lunch break. I love the information you provide here and can’t wait to take a look when I get home. I’m surprised at how fast your blog loaded on my phone .. I’m not even using WIFI, just 3G .. Anyhow, good blog!

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  10. Tablet Keyboard
    9 août 2012

    Highly energetic post, I liked that bit. Will there be a
    part 2?

    Reply
    • Ari
      10 août 2012

      yes there will

      Reply
  11. Maria
    10 août 2012

    Hi! How much did you leave between each hole in the cross shirt? About a cm (0.4″)?
    Nice blog by the way!

    Reply
    • Ari
      10 août 2012

      Thank you!! .5 cm i think, you can download the patterns

      Reply
  12. Karla
    10 août 2012

    Have you thought about doing the skull cut out? Or if you have maybe i didn’t look so well.. haha

    Reply
    • Ari
      11 août 2012

      I will make a PART II of diy cut-outs, and so many of you asked for the skull that I think I’ll do it! :)

      Reply
  13. angelica
    23 août 2012

    Omg i love the ribcage and the cross <3 totally going to try, saw the cross online but it was over priced. What kind of shit do you have to use ?

    Reply
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  15. Junnavi Racaza
    28 août 2012

    AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! T.T

    Reply
  16. Stephanie Lai
    8 septembre 2012

    this is amazingg! thank youu :)

    Reply
  17. Zuri
    22 septembre 2012

    How long do you think it will take to complete a cross-cutout tshirt?

    Reply
  18. Abigail Moore
    8 novembre 2012

    I was wondering if you could you make a star stencil with the cut out squares?

    Thanks!

    Reply
  19. Alyssa
    11 novembre 2012

    I’m making the cross one right now !

    Reply
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  24. Yana
    14 août 2013

    :) wonderful tutorial. May I ask what kind of t-shirt you used? was it 100% cotton or something else?

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