24 Ideas for T-Shirt Crafts

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!

T-Shirt Crafts

24 Cool Things to Make with Old T-Shirts

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!”

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t-shirt crafts T-Shirt Pom Tutorial

“Tote Bags!” – Peggy K.

t-shirt craft ideas Easy Tote Bag Tutorial

“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.

things to do with old tees How to Make a Rag Rug


old t-shirt crafts DIY T-Shirt Necklace – Five Ways

“There is a great youtube video on making a t-shirt circle skirt. Comfy and twirly.” – Lisa C.

what to make with old t-shirts Recycled Tees into Braided Necklaces by My Cakies


re-use old t-shirts 4th of July T-Shirt Wreath

“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.

crafting with old t-shirts DIY Rosette Pillow from The Sweet Life

“Also, knit scarves using blocks serged together to create an infinity scarf.” – Lynda S.

crafting with t-shirts T-Shirt into Skirt Tutorial by Whipperberry for Craftaholics Anonymous

“T-shirt flowers. You can put them on statement necklaces or hair clips.” – Sami H.

how to make t-shirt yarn DIY T-Shirt Yarn from CraftPassion


crafting with t-shirts DIY Christmas Pom Pom Ornaments from T-Shirts

“Use them for waistbands for skirts and yoga pants. You could make arm warmers.” – Carly E.

schwin and schwin Infinity Scarf from T-Shirt Tutorial from Schwin & Schwin


infinity scarf from old tee T-Shirt to Infinity Scarf Makeover

“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.

old t-shirt bracelets Turn Old T-Shirts into Bracelets from Family Chic


pom spider T-Shirt Pom Pom Spider


t-shirt craft ideas Jersey Rosette Bracelets from JuJuBe for UCreate


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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24 Cool Things to Make with Old T-Shirts

Hi! I'm Linda, the craft addict behind Craftaholics Anonymous®, a craft blog. Crafting is cheaper than therapy, right? When I'm not DIYing something, I can be found taxiing around our 4 crazy kids or working out. Or shoe shopping... because you can never have too many shoes! Happy crafting! ♥

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  1. 1

    I love this some one posted it to me would love to get your mail and bords thank you verymuch have a good day

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    Cindy Tincher

    I love crafts, all sorts of crafts so I’m in heaven after finding this website! Thank you for all the ideas.