reuse shirt into cape, no sewing

The kids wear through their clothing so quickly that it seems a shame to throw them out so soon after getting them. In the case of this former butterfly shirt, I turned it into a cape.

reuse shirt into cape

reuse shirt into cape

How to:

Cut off sleeves.

Turn shirt inside out and cut off side seams.

cut off sleeves and side seams

cut off sleeves and side seams

Open shirt and cut back into a triangular cape shape (wider at the bottom, narrower at the armpits).

cut into cape shape

cut into cape shape

Cut around the collar, removing the front half and leaving enough to pop over the kid’s head.

cut around collar

cut around collar

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