Trash to Treasure: T-Shirts

T-Shirts: an essential of every minimalist’s life and one of the most ubiquitous event souvenirs. No matter how excited you were to receive that t-shirt, chances are that you have a drawer full of the same thing at home. Luckily, t-shirts are the base for a multitude of fun, functional and easy projects. Instead of adding to the thrift store’s stock or throwing them away, take a look at these ideas: 

Easy T-shirt Bag

We all have that t-shirt that we love but never seem to wear. Check out this easy tutorial to make a bag out of that t-shirt and show it off everywhere you go!

DIY t-shirt bag

No Sew T-Shirt Bag 

Don’t have a sewing machine handy but still want a new bag? This no-sew tutorial is perfect for turning those unused t-shirts into your new Farmers’ Market tote!

T-Shirt Headband

Keep your hair out of your eyes while looking stylish! This is another easy, no sew project to give that old t-shirt a new purpose.

t-shirt headband

Freezer Paper Stencil

Breathe new life into a boring t-shirt with a stencil! This simple technique looks clean and professional – the only limit is your imagination.

freezer stencil

T-Shirt Yarn

Cruelty free yarn can be hard to find, so make your own! This tutorial is involved and the end result is the perfect start to another fun project.

t-shirt yarn

Yoga Pants

Ready for a challenge? Turn your old t-shirts into yoga pants! T-shirt on the top, t-shirt on the bottom – namaste!

T-shirt to yoga pants

Dress

Or step it up! Try out this fun tutorial for a tube dress!

With so many ideas, you’ll never look at a souvenir t-shirt the same way again!

no sew t-shirt bag


Stephanie Boyd
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