How To Upcyle A Button Up Shirt Class: Learn To Upcycle A Shirt (Includes Pattern)

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Learn how to upcycle a button-up shirt and create a one-of-a-kind piece of clothing. Use a men’s button up shirt for this fun sustainable fashion look!

In my class we’ll upcycle a classic men’s shirt into a stylish woman’s dress. This is how sustainable fashion can look like! Learn about upcycling in this how to upcycle a button up shirt in this fashion forward class.

Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner (very much still learning but confident to try something harder)

Class Duration: 47 minutes

Includes Downloadable Pattern: Yes

Teacher: Birgit Siani

Format: This is an online class. After purchase, your class will appear in your account area and you can watch at any time.

Supplies for the How To Upcycle A Button Up Shirt Class

  • Thrifted men’s shirt, width should be around 20-30 cm wider at your chest and 12-20 cm wider at your hip; looking for size M- XXL depending on your own size is reasonable- the shirt size will determine how oversized the dress will be.
  • Matching fabric, about 70 cm (with 140 cm fabric width)
  • Small piece of soft interlining, H180 or H200
  • Fancy woven label (optional)
  • Matching yarn (100 Nm or 120 Nm)
  • Sewing machine
  • Fabric scissors
  • Pins
  • Measuring tape
  • Calculator
  • Pattern download, printed + glued


How do online classes work? Simply purchase, click on the link in your ‘My Account’ area and watch! You’ll find the class broken down into easy-to-watch chunks on the class page. Simply start with the first video and follow along. You can watch on any computer, tablet or mobile.

When will I get the pattern? You’ll receive a link to download the pattern immediately after purchase. If you haven’t received it, please check your spam/ junk folder. You can also find your patterns in your ‘My Account’ area.

What if I need help while sewing? Join our Facebook group and ask any and all the questions you have! We have a team of admins who know our patterns and classes inside-out and are here to help at any point throughout your RP experience. This wonderful community is friendly, knowledgeable, and always willing to help! You can share photos of your RP sews, enter giveaways, get sales information, and new-release updates.