Give Your Boring Old Shirt A DIY Catwalk Makeover

Get shirty and ruffle some feathers…

UPDATE AN OLD SHIRT USING A PILLOW CASE (yes you heard that right)

by Jenny Brownlees |
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If you liked our recent post about fashion peeps covering their hands with super long sleeves or luxe cuffs, this DIY is for you!

Ruffles have been reinvented on the S/S 16 Catwalks, Gucci was all about that frill, whilst Miu Miu’s star piece has been its blue ruffle shirt, as seen on many a chic Fashion Editor.

We wanted to combine the blue-hue of Miu Miu, with the flared statement cuffs seen at Acne and Ellery.

The great thing about this DIY is you only need white cotton fabric, so you can literally rustle up a new on trend shirt with a pillowcase you have going spare….result!

You’ll need

A shirt, We used this light blue H&M number

½ metre of White ribbon (aprox 1cm thickness)

White cotton fabric (or a fabric colour of your choice)

Fabric Scissors

A sewing needle and corresponding coloured thread

Tape Measure

An Iron (optional)

How to

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                            You’re done! Pop on your shirt and be in awe of your skills, surely this deserves a selfie?!

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                            Model: Holly Dawson at Savalas Models

                            This article originally appeared on The Debrief.

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