5 Easy Sweatshirt Remakes

Abbie M
by Abbie M
8 Materials
2 Hours

I had a few old sweatshirts lying around and I wanted to give them a totally new look. Each of these projects are super easy to do and under about $15 each to make (or less if you have some of the embellishments already!) If you love easy remakes and cute loungewear- this one's for you! Check out the video for the full how-to's. icon

Grommet - Tie Sweatshirt

I started by cutting up the collar of a black sweatshirt into a "v" shape.

I purchased a "Grommet Kit" with brass grommets on Amazon for about $7.

Next, I mapped out where I wanted my grommets to go and I placed the tool inside to punch out the holes.

After the holes were poked I flipped the sweatshirt inside-out and attached the grommets with a hammer.

Flip the sweatshirt right side out. Then, tie a ribbon through the grommets or leave them open!

Annnd here's the end result! I styled this with some leather leggings, boots and gold hoops. Super easy and looks way more expensive then it was to make!

Cut Out Sweatshirt

This is the easiest remake ever!

Just cut two half circles in each sleeve and cut out a triangle along the neckline!

I paired this sweatshirt with some plaid paints and combat boots for a comfy edgy look!

Trim Sweatshirt

For this sweatshirt remake - all you need is trim and fabric fusion glue!

I mapped out the design I wanted, cut and glued the trim with fabric fusion glue.

This one has such a fun vintage vibe! I styled this with high waisted jeans, black booties and a fun bag.

Cheetah Stencil Sweatshirt

For this sweatshirt I grabbed silver fabric paint and a cheetah stencil. I decided I wanted to do a more "pattern block" effect as opposed to doing an all-over print. I sectioned off and stenciled across the sweatshirt in the middle.

Then, I added some trim to frame it!

Throw on some leggings, sneakers and a backpack for this cute and comfy look to run errands in!

1/2 Flannel Sweatshirt

For this sweatshirt, I had an old flannel that I cut up and attached to the sleeves of a maroon sweatshirt.

Make sure the sleeves are cut at the same angle and are the same size.

Slide on the flannel sleeves and fold over to give a more finished look.

Use fabric fusion glue to adhere or you could sew these on if you have a sewing machine!

I added some extra fabric glue by the sleeve to give it some extra durability!

After that I attached the pocket from the flannel for an extra pop of pattern!

I styled this look with some black jeans and boots for a super casual comfy look!

Suggested materials:
  • Sweatshirt
  • Fabric Fusion Glue
  • Fabric Scissors
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  • CukaFig CukaFig on Feb 01, 2022

    I love your ideas! I'm definitely going to try a few of them, I have a few sweatshirts that can use a little style. Thanks !😊👍️

    • Sharon Dial Sharon Dial on Feb 28, 2023

      Was wondering where the sleeve buttons did you glue that part to or did you leave that open you know where the slit is

  • Vicki Hilker Vicki Hilker on Aug 18, 2023

    Wow great ideas. Loved them!