3 Clever New Uses For Old T-Shirts

We’ve all got ‘em  – old, often sentimental t-shirts we still love but never wear anymore. Instead of throwing them away, why not upcycle them into something new? Check out these clever projects and see how easy it is to reinvent your wardrobe.

Looking forward to donning your fall wardrobe again? Turn long-sleeve t-shirts into stylish new boot socks. You don’t have to know how to sew to make these, and if you already have some elastic, lace and notions lying around, they won’t cost you a cent.

Have your kids outgrown their favorite tees but they don’t want to part with them? Problem solved: Turn the tees into throw pillows for their bedroom  

Looking for a new look? Check out Ariel’s instructions for how to make a plain t-shirt into a sexy corset tunic. No needle and thread required, just ribbon and a pair of scissors.

You can find more fun, easy sewing and fabric crafts on DIYNetwork.com. And I bet you’ll also love our Made + Remade posts on how to tie dye and how to turn t-shirts into handy bags.

One Response

  1. Nadine says:

    i have a whole cabinet of them here! sometimes i just give them away though, but this is certainly something! :)


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