33 Fab Free Shirt Sewing Patterns
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The easiest way to switch up an outfit is to throw on a new top. Make your own tops and the possibilities are endless! With these 33 Fab Free Shirt Sewing Patterns, you’ll find all kinds of ideas to try.
With these many tutorials and patterns, you will learn how to make a tank top that’s perfect for hot summer nights. Or learn how to sew a shirt that’s fit for wearing under winter sweaters. Free shirt patterns like the ones you’ll find in this collection are inspiring and easy to make.
You don’t have to be an advanced sewist to create a wardrobe full of lovely tops to wear all year long. Once you master how to sew a shirt, you can start sewing them up for the whole family. The kids will love to wear your handmade tops.
No one else will be wearing these original designs at school! Discover how many new outfits you can put together with all of these shirt sewing patterns. When you’re looking for a simple sewing project that won’t take you a lifetime to complete, check out these free shirt patterns and get ready to impress!
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Shirt Sewing Patterns for Beginners
If you're looking for an easy shirt pattern, this section is a great place to start. These shirt sewing patterns will inspire you to create new tops you'll love. Whatever season hits, you'll want these super cute tops to live in stylishly.
Grab leftover fabric and let these awesome ideas lead you to the sewing machine. Each of these designs is loose and comfortable. No need to squeeze into something form-fitting when you can wear something that's both cute and casual!
- Refashioned Button-Down Top Tutorial
Take your husband's old plaid button-down and transform it into a chic and stylish shirt that's custom-made to fit you with this easy sewing tutorial.
- Four Shirts Four Ways
This free sewing pattern will have you swimming in ruffle heaven! Learn how to turn a plain tee into a cute ruffled and beaded shirt.
- Twist and Shout Top
From these simplified instructions, sew a shirt that offers versatility to your wardrobe and an engaging project. It turns out making this flattering halter isn't nearly as impossible as you thought.
- DIY Boxy Cuffed Tee
This boxy shirt is a style that is the epitome of comfort. You'll love the relaxed fit and look of this shirt pattern and be delighted with the trendy look when going out.
- Classically Simple Top
This DIY T-shirt is perfect for all body types and won't bunch or pull. It looks nice enough that you can wear it to the office but is comfortable enough to lounge around in at home.
Searching for more DIY clothing ideas? Then you'll love our giant collection of free dress patterns! Find it here: 75+ Free Dress Patterns for Sewing
Fast and Stylish Top Sewing Patterns
These lovely free shirt sewing patterns are great for parties or just lounging around. Dress them up or dress them down, either way, these free shirt sewing patterns are useful and comfy. When you feel like your wardrobe could use an upgrade, give any of these free shirt sewing patterns a chance.
You'll end up with pretty tops you can work into your everyday outfits. Each of these free shirt sewing patterns can be completed in an hour or less! What's better than finding a trendy shirt sewing pattern that's also quick?
- Scooped Hem DIY Blouse
Made using 1 yard of knit fabric, this DIY ladies' top is a fashion-forward take on a basic t-shirt and features a scooped hem and puffed sleeves.
- 30 Minute J Crew Inspired Tank
This free sewing knock-off pattern is a wardrobe must-have for when the weather warms up, especially if you love designer clothes.
- Beautiful Bow Tank
This Beautiful Bow Tank is an elegant summer top and easy sewing project that's incredibly stylish and sophisticated.
- Magical Scarf Top
This Magical Scarf Top will fulfill all of your fashion needs. The top is convertible, making it both a great DIY tank top and halter top.
- Insanely Cute Kimono Top
Rather than settling for the same old tee, go with something different. This DIY kimono re-fabricates a classic style into a trendy top.
- Zesty Zipper Tee
Refashion a shirt to look like a designer piece from this Zesty Zipper Tee tutorial. You won't believe the number of cute shirts to make when something as simple as a zipper is available.
- Double Layer Chiffon Halter
This free halter top pattern will show you how to make a top all your friends will want. Halters are always in style when the weather is warm, so it's a great idea to have on hand.
- 15 Minute DIY Party Shirt
If you are looking for a quick, easy-to-make shirt for your next party, give the 15 Minute DIY Party Shirt a try. You can't deny that it's worth making when it's so quick to sew up.
- 30 Minute Caftan Top
It's easier than you think to sew your own clothing, especially with this 30 Minute Caftan Top tutorial. Just look at how easy these instructions are to follow.
- 1 Hour Power Shirt
With special attention to edging on a shirt, this 1 Hour Power Shirt tutorial has all of the right elements for the sewist who's looking for something short and sweet.
Refashioning and Shirt Sewing Ideas
This section is all about creative ideas you can use for shirts you want to make or those you already have. Lots of refashioning and shirt reconstruction ideas that can easily be used on various shirt designs.
If you're searching for free shirt patterns that you can use every day, then you'll love this list of ways to sew a t-shirt. Comfy, casual, and fashion-forward, these DIY t-shirt ideas are guaranteed to keep you looking and feeling cool during warm spring and summer weather.
- Summer Raglan Tee Pattern
Treat yourself to the perfect top for spring and summer with this printable pattern that's great for showing off gorgeous summer prints.
- DIY Cardigan
No one will believe that this stylish DIY Cardigan is made from a plain tee. Learn how to sew a cardigan with a ribbon tie and fun bleach pen detailing.
- Henley T-Shirt Reconstruction
Henleys are the perfect t-shirt to wear to a casual office or dinner party. With a pair of skinny jeans and a blazer, these DIY shirts look classy without looking too dressed up.
- You Can Do It! Embellished Neckline
Tired of boring, old t-shirts? Why not add a lovely ruffled neckline! With this free sewing tutorial, you can turn any drab shirt into something fabulous.
- The Easiest Tee Shirt Ever
The Easiest Tee Shirt Ever tutorial not only provides you with step-by-step instructions on how to sew a shirt, but it also allows you to save big bucks on essential staples for your closet.
- Play Ball V-Neck
As a sports fanatic, you were thrilled to find a free shirt pattern that featured 3/4 length sleeves and dual colors to match your team.
Beloved Blouse Sewing Patterns
Once you learn how to sew a blouse, you'll be able to create all kinds of lovely tops. These blouses are beautiful and simple to make. Pair them with some cute jeans or a pretty skirt for a stylish look.
Instead of dishing out hard earned cash at department stores, check out these free patterns that will teach you how to sew a blouse just like the ones designers make.
- Elegant Bell Sleeve Top Refashion
Transform your hubby's old dress shirt into a chic and stylish blouse that's fashion forward and budget-friendly with this easy refashioning project.
- Gardens At Dusk Tank
There's something romantic and beautiful about the Gardens At Dusk Tank. Make this lovely sewing project for your Spring or Summer wardrobe.
- Cap Sleeve Blouse
Add some retro fashion to your wardrobe with this Cap Sleeve Blouse. Make your own comfortable DIY blouse with this pattern.
- Pretty Baby DIY Peasant Top
Peasant tops are some of the prettiest types of blouses. And, wow, are they comfortable! We love this tutorial because it makes it so easy and fun.
- Statement Sleeve Top Pattern
The top features a fitted knit top with elbow length, fitted sleeves that gracefully flare from the elbow to create a 3/4 length sleeve.
- Anthro Striped Knock Off Top
You'll no longer pine for that pricey piece of clothing once you get your hands on this pattern. This Anthro Striped Knock Off Top looks like it came straight out of the store.
- Chic Lacy Top
Dress yourself like a runway model without spending big bucks. You can make this Chic Lacy Top for less than $20.00.
- Vasilisa Top
How about beautiful blouses for kids? This elegant Vasilisa design is one of the prettiest designs ever. Your little girl will want to wear this on the first day of school.
- Open Shoulder Blouse Tutorial
Open shoulder blouses are super popular right now. Get on the trend by DIYing your own. No one will guess you made this yourself because it's so professional-looking.
- Hello Sunshine DIY Blouse
Brighten your day with this two-tone design that screams high fashion. It's stylish, comfortable, and has all the curves you want as a woman.
- Bridal Lace Blouse Top
You know very well that easy shirt patterns like this Bridal Lace Blouse Top from Alero Collections are hard to come by. Easy-to-make, thanks to accessible instructions, and ethereal in style, this top will make onlookers think it's your wedding day!
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