Nifty·Updated on Jul 31, 2020. Posted on Jul 3, 201541 Insanely Easy Ways To Transform Your Shirts For SummerThe weird tan lines will totally be worth it.by Peggy WangBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed Top photo: Macted | Bottom photo: A Beautiful Mess 1. Butterfly Tee trashtocouture.com The best twist on the ratty ol' tee. Get the directions here. 2. DIY Geometric Cut-Out Tee buzzfeed.com See how it was done here. 3. Triangle Back Top fringeandfrange.com Guess you're in the illuminati now. Directions (in French) here. 4. Tie Front Tee thatcheapbitch.com All you need are scissors and you could make a complimentary bar mitzvah t-shirt look cool as hell. Tutorial here. 5. Slit Heart Top macted.ro Directions here. 6. Cut-Out Cross Tee pinterest.com Neu goth. Get the DIY here. 7. The Criss-Cross Tank followfashion.nl Directions here. 8. Knotted Cut-Out Dress youtube.com Lazy days 5everrrr. Watch the tutorial here. 9. Simple Side-Tie Beach Cover-Up lovemaegan.com Blogger LoveMaegen is a friggin' genius at this reconstruction stuff. Get the directions here. 10. Ribbon Tie-Back Top melimelooo.blogspot.de Directions (in German) here. 11. The Pixie Dress cutoutandkeep.net You could wear that XXL t-shirt to sleep, or you could turn it into a cute-ass dress. Tutorial here. 12. Drapey Bow Back Tee creatinglaura.com creatinglaura.com Get the directions here. 13. The Three-Bow Back Tee abeautifulmess.com Tutorial here. 14. The Cage Tank Top gina-michele.com It's a ridiculously cool strappy tank you can wear underneath all your hopelessly boring tanks. Tutorial here. 15. Neck Cut-Out Top cutoutandkeep.net Get the directions here. 16. Cutout Tree Tank fuckyeah-diy.tumblr.com etsy.com The Tumblr-iest tank of them all. A tree grows in Tumblr. Tutorial here. 17. DIY Brandy Melville Crop Top heywandererblog.com This DIY employs the unexpected wonder of freezer paper to create a stencil. 18. Shredded Beach Cover-Up youtube.com Watch the instructional video here. 19. Embroidered Neck Tee wildolive.blogspot.com Adorkable. Learn how to make this here. 20. Subtle Cutout Tee lovemaegan.com Wear it to a job interview or to Coachella — your choice. Directions here. 21. No-Sew Halter Top starsforstreetlights.com Directions here. 22. Off-The-Shoulder Top cutoutandkeep.net Get the full directions here. 23. Backless Top youtube.com Watch how she made this here. 24. The "Seeing Eye" Button-Down DIY lovemaegan.com #1 rule of summer: Everything must have a vent. Tutorial here. 25. Open Back Shirt planb.annaevers.com Get the directions here. 26. Work Shirt Turned Wrap Crop Top thefeltedfox.blogspot.com Put those sewing skills to actual good use. Tutorial here. 27. Heart Cutout Tank jillianandkendall.tumblr.com Get the DIY here. 28. Cut-Out Shoulder Tee lookbook.nu Here's a tutorial. 29. Cut-Out Back Tee diy-craft.com Time to show off those rhomboids for summer! Instructions here. 30. Lace-Up Top look-what-i-made.com Romantic AF. Get the directions here. 31. Shredded Sleeve Shirt gina-michele.com Gina Michele shows you how to do this weird but wonderful fraying technique here. 32. Triangle Cut-Out Tee redlipstickandmacrame.com Get the DIY here. 33. String Art Tee coatscrafts.co.uk Get the diretions here. 34. Triple-Braid Tank wobisobi.blogspot.com Get the directions here. 35. The Braided Back Tank livingwithjane.com Get the full directions here. 36. Woven-Back Tee sew-obsessed.blogspot.com 100% would work out in that. Get the directions here. 37. The Rib Cage/Spine Tee steffi-cottoncandycastle.blogspot.com Get the directions here. 38. The Tank-Top-Meets-Friendship-Bracelet wanelo.com Just cut off the arms of the t-shirt, cut the sides, snip some small holes, and lace-up the sides with some braided embroidery string. 39. The Slashed Back Bow T-Shirt clonesnclowns.com Directions here. 40. Ombrè Tank thewonderforest.com Ombrè is never, ever going away. Directions here. 41. The Authentically Worn-In Tee blog.freepeople.com theglitterguide.com No more stiff t-shirts! Here's how to break them in the easy way. Want more great styling tips? Sign up for the BuzzFeed DIY newsletter!