Your question: How do you make a handkerchief out of old clothes?

How do you make a handkerchief out of an old shirt?


  1. Cut off both sleeves with scissors.
  2. Cut across top front of shirt across the shoulders.
  3. Cut straight across the top back of the shirt.
  4. Cut up both seams.
  5. Cut off all hems.
  6. Cut the sleeves along the seam.
  7. Cut off cuffs.
  8. Press all flannel pieces.

How do you make a simple handkerchief?

Firstly wash and dry your fabric.

  1. Then, cut a square of fabric to the required size, we’ve made ours 40cm square, but feel free to make them larger or smaller.
  2. Fold over 7mm on all four sides and iron the fabric. …
  3. Once the fabric has cooled, unfold all the edges. …
  4. Select your thread for sewing.
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