No Sew Coffee Sleeve

I have a super easy tutorial – perfect for Father’s Day – to share with you today!  All you have to do is rummage through your closet to create this No Sew Coffee Sleeve from Dad’s Old Shirt!

DIY Coffee Sleeve from Dad's Old Shirt from for @the36thavenue #fathersday #DIY #upcycle

Or as I like to call it – a “Cuff”ee Sleeve! {How lame am I? wink, wink}

It is sooooo easy to make your own! Wanna learn how?

Here’s how to make your own No Sew Coffee Sleeve from Dad’s Old Shirt!


Old button down shirt


Coffee cup

Disclaimer: Ladies, you will want to check with your husbands before cutting apart his old shirts {even if he hasn’t worn them in five years and there is dust on them}. They get a little upset when they see their shirt cut to pieces on the dining room table. Don’t say I didn’t warn you! hee hee

Step one: Find an old shirt.

DIY Coffee Sleeve from Dad's Old Shirt from for @the36thavenue #fathersday #DIY #upcycle

Step 2: Cut off the cuffs from old shirt.


Step 3: Trim cut cuff.


The cuff fits perfectly on those Eco-friendly coffee cups that you can find in any store these days!

Super cute and kinda manly!

DIY Coffee Sleeve from Dad's Old Shirt from for @the36thavenue #fathersday #DIY #upcycle

If you are looking for more Father’s Day Ideas – I’ve got ‘em!

Salt Dough Hand Prints for Father's Day from #fathersday #kidscraft

Salt Dough Hand Prints for Father’s Day

Letter Art for Dad via #fathersday #photography

Letter Art for Dad

What are you making for Dad this Father’s Day?


About Jill @ Create.Craft.Love.

Jill Fritz is a full time outside the home working mommy turned craft blogger. She offers craft/DIY tutorials for Pinterest addicts, craft junkies, DIY fanatics and busy mamas. Jill started Create.Craft.Love. as place to showcase her craftiness and to encourage others to do the same. Create.Craft.Love is a place where passion and creativity collide!


  1. What a cool idea! I can make that :)

  2. Sorry, I am sharing my comment from your Intentional Blogger post over here…I don’t like that it posts comment to google+

    Thanks for your honesty about your frustration with blogging, Jill. I know many others feel the same way. I am just getting onto Instagram, so you might be the first person I follow :)

    • Jill @ Create.Craft.Love. says:

      Awwwww~ Thanks so much for the sweet comment, Susan! Would love for you to follow me on Instagram! What’s your handle?

  3. this is a clever idea Jill! & it looks very nice too! :-) you are right I should ask hubby first or maybe not! ;-) he will just be wondering what am I doing cutting his shirt! :-)
    wish you a great Father’s day weekend Jill

  4. Both simple and original idea :) I guess we could use any fabric, combine with buttons and voila :)))

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