11 Ways to Reuse Old T-Shirts
The start of a new season is a good time to clean out your closet, and you'll probably have a couple of old t-shirts that you need to dispose of. If you can't stand to trash your clothes, then turn your old shirts into usable items. Check out some cool DIY projects you can make out of old tees.
Reusable Grocery Bag
Be twice as eco-chic by upcycling an old t-shirt into a reusable bag to take to the supermarket or anywhere else you please. This DIY is so easy, it doesn't even require sewing a stitch — just a few cuts.
A cute and casual infinity headband made from an old t-shirt looks fresh and new. All you need are a glue gun and scissors.
Take an old t-shirt, snip it up, and turn it into a fashionable scarf. There are so many different styles to choose from — fringing, braiding, and more. Here is a list of instructions on how to make 10 different types of t-shirt scarves. One Etsy user made a gorgeous option you can use as an example.
Use several old t-shirts and patch them up into a cool skirt. You can even make comfy wide-leg pants.
Cut up your old tees into strips and braid them into cool bracelets. We love the way these yellow and teal bracelets look.
Old tees are the perfect material for pet toys. The t-shirt fabric is soft, so it'll be something they can sleep with.
Make little pom-poms out of t-shirts. You can attach them to necklaces or scarves to dress them up or glue them to floral wire to mimic flowers.
Use an old t-shirt with a cool graphic and turn it into a stylish pillow. These pillows will be soft additions to your sofa or bed.
And, of course, the most common use for old t-shirts is as household rags you can use for cleaning. Use the t-shirt rags to wipe up messes and reflective surfaces, clean dirt, and more.