Unexpected Ways to Repurpose Your Old T-Shirts

How does one accumulate such a massive collection of t-shirts? It’s like they multiply. They’re under beds, sticking out of drawers and laying around your closet. One thing is for sure, they take up all the space that you can be utilizing for new clothes! Instead of wasting them, find a way to repurpose those old tees. Do-it-Yourself projects are great when you have a lot of time on your hands, so the next time there’s a monsoon outside grab some scissors and get to it!

T-Shirt Pom Poms

Looking for a way to add some flare to your room? Cut up some of those old tees and turn them into decorative pom poms! Hang them over your door and voila, you’ve added a pop of decoration to your room.

See how to make these ultra cool pom poms here!

Infinity Scarf

It’s scarf season! Repurpose your old t-shirts into infinity scarf. Infinity scarves are always on trend and what better way than to have a personalized one.

Check out how to make an infinity scarf here. 

White Lace Raglan

Want to fem up the raglan style tee? Transform a white shirt into a lace raglan! It’s really easy and a nice feminine take on the typical baseball styled shirt.

See how to make a lace raglan from a basic tee!

Braided T-Shirt Rug

The braided rug is another alternative to snazzing up a space you’re tired of. Caution: You’ll need a sewing machine for this one. But it’s so worth it. It adds a little funk to a boring room.

Check out My Poppet for your weekly dosage of crafty inspiration.

Framed Wall Art

This may be the easiest of them all. As you can tell, I’m into little fixes to personalize your room and what better way to get rid of those shirts! Here’s an idea, start a collection and hang it above your bed and create a unique headboard.

Take a look at the instructions here!

Braided Belt

Braided belts can really add to a flowing top or dress. Utilize the belt to cinch in that waist and let your figure show. The good thing about this is while you’re creating the belt you can make a braided headband as well.

The tutorial to the braided belt/headband can be found here!

Stencil with Bleach

Getting bleach on some of your good clothes can be a pain, but putting bleach on old clothes–genius! Get some stencils from a craft store and go to work. You’ll be surprised at the transformation.

See how to transform your old tees with bleach here!

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