How to Make a Sleeveless Hoodie

Written by lanh ma
  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Share
  • Pin
  • Email
How to Make a Sleeveless Hoodie
Sleeveless hoodies are excellent for working out. ( Images)

A hooded sweatshirt, also known as a hoodie, is a soft warm garment that has a hood attached to the neck hole. While it is a comfortable garment, it may feel a little too warm or muffling. Create a sleeveless hoodie from a regular one with only a little bit of sewing. A sleeveless hoodie reveals the arms and allows some airflow into the garment. Removing the sleeves from the hoodie gives the garment a significantly different look.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Other People Are Reading

Things you need

  • Hoodie
  • Seam ripper
  • Pins
  • Needle
  • Thread

Show MoreHide


  1. 1

    Locate the seam in the armscye of the hoodie you want to alter. The armscye is where the sleeve fits into the body of the garment.

  2. 2

    Insert the sharp part of a seam ripper into the stitches there and tear at the stitches until the sleeve comes loose. While you can also do this with a pair of embroidery scissors, using a seam ripper gives you more control and prevents you from cutting the surrounding fabric.

  3. 3

    Rip out the seams on the opposite side of the hoodie as well, using the process described above.

  4. 4

    Fold the raw edges of the armscye down twice into the interior of the garment.

  5. 5

    Secure the fold with pins.

  6. 6

    Sew the fold flat with needle and thread.

Tips and warnings

  • Leave the armscyes raw for a rough look.
  • Bind the armscyes with ribbon for a fun alternative look.

Don't Miss

  • All types
  • Articles
  • Slideshows
  • Videos
  • Most relevant
  • Most popular
  • Most recent

No articles available

No slideshows available

No videos available

By using the site, you consent to the use of cookies. For more information, please see our Cookie policy.