11 Unbelievable Ways To Give Your Unwanted Old T-Shirts A Whole New Life

by Grace Eire
Grace plays in a band and is the mother to a black cat named Fitzhugh.

If you’re anything like me, you just can’t seem to let go of the many, many T-shirts that have been taking up space in your closet, in your dresser, and even in the attic or underneath the bed.

It may seem like you never know when you’re going to need another T-shirt!

But also if you’re like me, you are willing to upcycle your precious old items into something entirely brand new.

T-shirts are very versatile because they’re basically just sheets of cotton at your disposal.

These 11 ideas to reuse old T-shirts are just a jumping off point for your creativity — though you have to admit that some of them are already pretty darn incredible.

What else can you think of to make out of T-shirts?

From rugs to necklaces, the options truly are limitless.

Do you already reuse old T-shirts for at-home DIY projects? Be sure to post your ideas in the comments, and please SHARE these T-shirt upcycle projects with your family and friends on Facebook!

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1. T-Shirt Rug

repurpose old t-shirt rug

This one’s simple, but so worth it! This rug made of T-shirts is a great way to put all those boxes full of old shirts to use in your own home.

2. T-Shirt Hanging Plants

repurpose old t-shirt hanging plants

Use old T-shirts and jars to make these adorable hanging plants, perfect for inside or outside!

3. T-Shirt Squid Necklace

repurpose old t-shirt squid necklace

This crafter made an absolutely incredible necklace out of an old purple T-shirt, some felt, a few beads, and a ton of imagination!

4. Soft T-Shirt Balls

repurpose old t-shirt balls

These soft toys are perfect for indoor play, as they won’t break any lamps or roll away underneath the couch. No sewing required either!

5. T-Shirt Basket

repurpose old t-shirt basket

If you know how to crochet, then you might want to turn that box of old T-shirts into something in which you can actually store some of your other junk!

6. Doggie T-Shirt

repurpose old t-shirt dog

When it gets a little chilly for your short-haired pup, take out one of the T-shirts you no longer use and fashion this easy doggie shirt to keep them warm .

7. Superhero T-Shirt Cape

repurpose old t-shirt cape

Any kid (or even adult) would love to have their very own superhero cape. Why not make it from an old T-shirt?

8. T-Shirt Dog Toy

repurpose old t-shirt dog toy

Your dog will love this too, and you won’t have to worry about spending a fortune on something she’s just going to destroy anyway!

9. T-Shirt Diapers

repurpose old t-shirt diapers

If you’re a parent who really wants to cut down on waste, kill two birds with one stone with these T-shirt diapers.

10. T-Shirt Sunglasses Case

repurpose old t-shirt sunglasses case

I don’t know about you, but I am constantly ruining my sunglasses by just tossing them into my purse. This simple creation would change everything!

11. T-Shirt Shorts

repurpose old t-shirt shorts

It may seem like you’re not doing much by changing one item of leisurewear into another, but think about how many T-shirts you have compared to nice cozy shorts you can wear around the house. It’s so worth it!

Do you have any old T-shirts lying around that you don’t know what to do with? Please SHARE these clever ideas with your family and friends on Facebook!