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!

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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?

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

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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!

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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!

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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!

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

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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!

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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!

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

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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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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!

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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!

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

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

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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!