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DIY Gym Shirt

DIY Gym Shirt

Lately, I have seen women in really cute gym shirts that have funny or motivational sayings on them. I have looked a few of them up online to buy my own, but they are way too expensive for me! I don’t want to invest a lot of money on my gym clothes, but I do think it is important to feel good about yourself while you are working out. That is why I decided to make my own gym shirt!


To make your own, you need…


*Heat transfer vinyl

*Vinyl cutter and software


Gym shirt

(Sorry this picture is so tiny! I can’t make it any bigger for you guys!)

First, I made my image in my Silhouette software. Think of a saying you really like and create a design for your shirt. Before you cut it out on the vinyl, make sure you flip the words so they cut onto the vinyl backwards. Have your vinyl cutter cut your vinyl out.


Weed out your vinyl and place it on the shirt where you want it to be. Carefully iron it onto your shirt. Make sure to press down firmly and try to make it so the iron is touching each part of the vinyl for roughly 30 seconds.


Now you have a new favorite shirt to wear to the gym! Honestly, I felt like a million bucks wearing this to the gym!

What kinds of sayings would you put on a gym shirt?


Wednesday 14th of June 2017

I am in love with the idea, I am really going to make one for me with a custom quote on it.

Stefany Hiatt

Monday 10th of February 2014

I am like totally drooling over this shirt right now! I am on the stair master right now as I write this at the gym and I'm totally wishing I was wearing this lovely shirt! It was so great meeting you at the conference this weekend and I love your cute blog!

Consider me your newest follower on BL <3

Larissa@Just Another Day in Paradise

Monday 10th of February 2014

Super cute!!! I need cuter work out clothes too.

Lisa at Mabey She Made It

Monday 10th of February 2014

I totally need to try heat transfer vinyl...