The first thing most of us grabbed out of the wardrobe on days when we don’t want to think is a simple tee. T-shirts are not only one of the most practical and coziest pieces of garment we own, but they can be a lot of fun too. Unfortunately, for most of us, tees have become synonymous with dull. Perhaps they’ve lost their playfulness because we spend most of our days wearing t-shirts. Or, more likely, too many high street shops are producing the same kind of styles.

On the one hand, there’s the impossible-to-wear-next-year neon tee. On the other hand, we’re confronted with an army of distressed logos and iconic images, from Mickey Mouse to tomato ketchup. Is there any original t-shirt designers around? 

If you’re bored of the same old tee, it’s time to take the matter into your own hands and create your next favorite top. After all, what’s stopping you from designing your own clothes? 

3 Ways To Personalize Your Tee

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 Transform an old number into a new one

It’s time to inject some personality and fresh ideas into your summer wardrobe. If you can’t find the next best thing in shops, you need to consider how you could transform some of your existing pieces into something new and exciting. Creating a crop top out of an old tee is a brilliant idea that can give a new life to your top. Alternatively, you can try your hand at tie-dying some of your old and used tees. With a bit of practice, you could create a heart shape. If you love challenges, you can even design a colorful spiral that will turn the old white tee into a vibrant and trendy item! 

Add your own message

It’s not a good idea to take your best pen and write on your t-shirt. But you can use a vinyl cutting machine to create a stencil that you can use to paint – using specialist paint – onto your top. Take a look at to find out more about the most suitable options. You can also personalize tops with vinyl cutouts which you can press onto the fabric using heat. All you need to start your designing adventure is a good design that the machine can reproduce. In other words, it’s the preferred DIY project for enthusiasts who are worried about their drawing skills. The tool does the hard work for you. 

Sew it yourself from scratch 

Last but not least, have you ever considered sewing your own garment? Sewing tees is not only fun, but it also guarantees that you’ve got something that is perfectly tailored to your body shape. Take a look at some of these patterns for inspiration, There’s a sense of pride in sewing your clothes that you can’t find when you buy something that has been arranged by a manufacturer. Additionally, you are in charge of the fabric, the colors, the geometric patterns, so you can create something unique that represents your personality!  

Are tees a boring item in your wardrobe? Let’s be honest; they’re not the most exciting trend. But you can inject some personality to your old white tee by adding your message or maybe using it in a tie-dye project.