Summer Shirt Upcycle | Instruction Only



You can turn a loved one's shirt into a special upcycled shirt for a child. It's so easy, let me show you how. 

Learn how to turn dad's shirt into an awesome romper here!

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a digital product, not a finished garment, and cannot be returned/refunded.

What you get:

15 page instruction

  • Vivid, clear and high quality picture tutorial depicting each step
  • Easy to understand language and definitions

Skill Level:

Confident Beginner - Able to sew a straight stitch with a sewing machine.

Variations & Sizes:




None, this tutorial uses measurements you take. A handy average measurement chart is included in the tutorial.

Sew Time: 

1-2 hours

Tools & Materials:

Required Tools & Materials:

Adobe Reader for Desktop + Printer + Paper + Tape 

Recommended Fabric: Adult size shirt (minimum size medium)

3/8" Elastic

Sewing Machine + Needles + Thread

Pins or Clips


Scissors or Rotary Wheel with Cutting Mat


Optional Tools & Materials:

Serger (overlock)


Terms of Use:

Files are locked. You are not purchasing editable files.

File sharing of the PDF pattern, including the instruction and pattern pieces, is prohibited. However, it's totally fine to sell what you've made using this pattern. Just remember no file sharing. 

To purchase a pattern you are required to create an account. This is so that you don't need to worry about losing your pattern because it will be safely stored in your account here at Rain City. In addition to that whenever there is an update to a pattern you've purchased you will have direct access to it in your account. How great is that, right? 


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