No Sew Pocket Tee Shirt

By: Tanner Bell and Courtney Chambers for
No Sew Pocket Tee Shirt
No Sew Pocket Tee Shirt

Get ready for back-to-school fun with this No Sew Pocket Tee Shirt.  This is a great project for kids, as it doesn't involve any sewing.  You can add a pocket to any tee shirt and it's a great way to add a splash of style and color to your favorite tee!  Use some leftover fabric scraps to create your pocket and get ready to head to school with a one-of-a-kind tee that all your friends will want this year!

Time to CompleteOne hour

MaterialsFabric Crafts

Age GroupPre-Teens, Teens


  • Plain t-shirt
  • Fabric
  • Scissors
  • Pocket template (drawn yourself)
  • Aleene's Fabric Fusion
  • Pen


Video Tutorial:  No Sew Pocket T-Shirt



  1. Cut out the pocket template and trace it onto the back of the fabric.

    No Sew Pocket Tee Shirt
  2. Cut along the lines that you drew in step 1.
  3. Using Aleene's Fabric Fusion, fold in the excess around the template.  This will create clean edges that do not fray.

    No Sew Pocket Tee Shirt
  4. Put the plain t-shirt on and go look in a mirror.  Hold the pocket that you made up and decide where it will look best.  Mark it with a pen.
  5. Take the shirt off and, using Aleene's Fabric Fusion, adhere the pocket where you marked.

    No Sew Pocket Tee Shirt


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