How many of you have tons of old t-shirts lying around? I know I do! Well, today is your lucky day! We have 24 T-Shirt Craft ideas from fellow crafters to help you make something beautiful out of your old tee stash!
Zoe asks, “Hi- I have just de cluttered and now have about 10 jersey and cotton tops, t shirts and long sleeves, which I would like to use the fabric from. They’re mostly unworn so in good condition, I was wondering if anyone had any original ideas or what to use them for, besides headbands and baby things which is what springs to mind! Thanks!”
“Tote Bags!” – Peggy K.
“I was just going to suggest rugs. In fact I have a small collection of shirts ans whatnot that I plan to cut into t-shirt yarn and work with. Eventually…” – Sharon T.
“There is a great youtube video on making a t-shirt circle skirt. Comfy and twirly.” – Lisa C.
“I make no sew prayer flags or party flags. Cut the bottoms into squares and use the hemmed edge to draw a string through. To make them prayer flags, have everyone write or draw something inspiring. They look fabulous in your yard for parties if you have lots of colors, but I like plain white too.” – Tina K. “You can also refashion into peasant tops,cardigan or summer dresses for younger girls” – Lori G.
“Also, knit scarves using blocks serged together to create an infinity scarf.” – Lynda S.
“T-shirt flowers. You can put them on statement necklaces or hair clips.” – Sami H.
“Use them for waistbands for skirts and yoga pants. You could make arm warmers.” – Carly E.
“You can make small pet beds with the long sleeve t-shirts. You sew the neck hole together, stuff the sleeves tightly with old fabric or fiberfill and then sew the wrists together which forms a circle. Lightly stuff the upper portion of the shirt for a comfy bed,then stitch the shirt body to the sleeves. I’d turn the excess shirt bottom to the inside so no cutting is necessary. Now you have a circle bed !! Little or no cost. Use,donate to shelter or give to friend! A quick repurpose!” – Becky C.
What are your favorite things to make from old t-shirts? How do you reuse old tees? I’d love to hear in the comments below!
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