20 DIY Upcycled T-Shirt Projects

Posted by Meghan Quinones
Don't toss out that old t-shirt, turn it into something new and fresh with these 20 upcycled t-shirt projects!

If I were to guess, I would say most of us have a drawer (if not drawers!) full of old t-shirts. We collect them throughout the years whether they're from our alma mater, that trip we took to Vegas, or our favorite vintage sports t-shirt we have had for years. Many of the t-shirts we've collected don't get as much wear as they used to, but we just can't find it in our hearts to get rid of them.

Well, today I am going to share with you 20 projects you can do that incorporate t-shirts! That's right, you don't have to get rid of your old t-shirts, you can transform them into something new! Out of these 20 project ideas you are bound to find one (or more!) that are must-makes! You can turn your old college t-shirt into a grocery bag, or your Disney shirt into a pillow! There are so many awesome project ideas to breathe new life into all of your old t-shirts!

Which t-shirt project is your favorite?

Make a real statement with this Recycled T-Shirt Necklace via frugal-nomics. It's so easy to make!

Bring your groceries home in this adorable No-Sew T-Shirt Tote via Mommypotamus. You will be doing your part to go a little greener!

I am in love with this T-Shirt Shag Rug via Roadkill Rescue via Molly Kay Stoltz. Just think how happy your feet will be standing on this soft, plush rug!

This DIY T-Shirt Drawstring Pouch via Instructables is just what you need to tote your belongings to and from the gym, or anywhere for that matter!

Don't forget about your pooch! This DIY Doggie Tug Toy via One Good Thing will keep your dog occupied for hours!

I love pom poms made out of yarn. A Piece of Rainbow shows you how to make DIY T-Shirt Pom Poms. That's right, you use t-shirt yarn to create these little balls of fun!

This DIY T-Shirt Pillow via Happy Hour Projects is so much fun! If you have outgrown a vacation t-shirt, or just love the way it looks, your can turn it into a playful home decor piece!

Add a little pop of color to your wrists with these pretty (and soft!) Jersey Knit Bracelets via V and Co.!

Did you know you can wear a t-shirt on your finger? That's right! Homemade Ginger shows you how to create this T-shirt flower ring, which is just what any outfit needs!

Show your plants off with this Hanging planter via Clover submitted by Vicki Howell.

Create a colorful crocheted coil rainbow basket via My Poppet to house all of your crafting supplies. Genious!

Add a little edge to this statement t-shirt necklace via Luna Del Creativi with some chain!

Recycle those old t-shirt you have lying around into t-shirt Dishcloths via Dollar Store Crafts! So smart!

Your shoes will LOVE the pop of color and texture they get from these t-shirt shoelaces via Tidy Mom!

This DIY T-shirt Cat Tent via Practically Functional is the perfect little home for your feline friend.

From a shirt, to a skirt! Sew Like My Mom shows you how to create an upcycled t-shirt skirt out of an old t-shirt!

How cute are these DIY T-shirt Baby Pants via The Sewing Rabbit? I love that an adult shirt can easily be transformed into pants for baby!

Forget about wool yarn, why not make your own DIY T-Shirt Yarn?! via Endlessly Inspired

Stand out in the crowd with this DIY T-shirt Tarn Tote via Hands Occupied!

Have a collection of t-shirts that you don't wear anymore, but just can't get yourself to toss them? If so, you need to make this DIY T-Shirt Blanket via Maiden Jane! You can cover yourself up with all of your fond memories!