15 Original Ways to Upcycle Old T-Shirts

15 Original Ways to Upcycle Old T-Shirts

Got a bunch of old t-shirts that you don’t wear anymore? Don’t toss them out! Old t-shirts are a great material to use for crafts and with a little creativity, you can turn them into all kinds of fun things.

Here are 15 creative ways to repurpose and upcycle your t-shirts to get the most use out of them:

1. No Sew T-shirt Rag Rug

No Sew T-shirt Rag Rug

Reuse your old t-shirts to make a beautiful rag rug for your kitchen, bathroom and anywhere else you like. (Tutorial: Adventures in Making)

2. Pom Poms

turn old t-shirts into pom poms

Make pretty pom poms using t-shirt yarn. Perfect for baby rooms, weddings, parties, decorating. (Tutorial: Craftaholics Anonymous)

3. T-Shirt Quilt

Make a T-Shirt Quilt

If you have a lot of old t-shirts laying around that no one wears anymore, make a warm and snuggly quilt with them! (Tutorial: Stars for Streetlights)

4. T-Shirt Bag

t-shirt bag

Turn an old t-shirt into a functional grocery bag. (Tutorial: Leethal)

5. T-Shirt Dog Toy

T-shirt Dog Toy

This DIY t-shirt toy is the sweetest thing you can make for your dog. (Tutorial: BarkPost)

6. Make a Bowl

Make a bowl

Add a pop of neon to your desk or shelf with these woven coil bowls. (Tutorial: We Are Scout)

7. Braided Headband

Make a braided headband
Create this gorgeous braided headband out of your old T-shirts. It is really easy to make and super cute to wear on a bad hair day. (Tutorial: Alisa Burke)

8. T-Shirt Pillow

T-Shirt Pillow

A t-shirt pillow is perfect for those looking for a gift or accessory a little smaller than a quilt. (Tutorial: LoLovie)

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