T-shirt Thursday! What do you do with your old shirts?

Rather than posting about fabric today, I thought I would change it up and tak about something pre-made. T-Shirts!

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A T-shirt is something nearly everyone has. Whether it’s a nice long-sleeve shirt, a casual short-sleeve shirt or a sleeveless rag that’s falling apart, you’d be hard pressed to find a closet without one. So what does one do when they decide they have too many, the shirts get old and go out of style or they become too big or too small? Here are just a few of the many ideas out there.

Dress up an old T-shirt by adding a fashionable belt!

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If you have a stain or a small tear in your shirt but don’t want to get rid of it, dress it up with some daring diamonds!

Use up two shirts at once by using one to create beautiful ruffles along the neckline of the other!

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Make an old shirt look new by adding fabric trim and buttons!

Turn your T-shirt into something new entirely by making it into a pillow!

Turn your shirt into an accessory by making a necklace!

Wear your shirt on your head as this stylish headband!

And if you really want to get rid of a shirt, give it to your dog- but turn it into a cute chew toy first!

What do you do with your old T-shirts? Share your ideas!

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3 Responses to T-shirt Thursday! What do you do with your old shirts?

  1. KatieGirl says:

    I have embellished many T-shirts ala Alabama Chanin. This is a great book about their style, Alabama Stitch Book.

  2. Savannagal says:

    How about knitting with old T-shirts. See here:

    http://www.craftpassion.com/2009/05/recycle-tutorial-making-of-t-shirt-yarn.html

    There’s also a page on Pinterest that has a ton of great ideas.

  3. Mary M says:

    Most of our T-shirts get worn til they’re falling apart. I love the ideas above and will definitely try some of them.

    Savannagal – Thanks for the link to making T-shirt yarn.

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