Reinvent Your Old T-shirts – Tutorial Madness!

by Mallory Whitfield on May 27, 2009

New Orleans Craft Mafia's tshirt recycling workshops at Bayou Boogaloo 2010

New Orleans Craft Mafia's tshirt recycling workshops at Bayou Boogaloo 2010

 

I spent all day Saturday sewing and teaching people at Bayou Boogaloo how to turn their old t-shirts into cute halter tops, tote bags and more. It was so much fun and a BIG hit! Even people who had never sewed before were finding out how easy it can be!

Want to learn how to reinvent your own t-shirts? Here are a few books, links & videos to get you started!

101 Tees: Restyle + Refashion + Revamp

101 Tees: Restyle + Refashion + Revamp

T-Shirt Makeovers: 20 Transformations for Fabulous Fashions

T-Shirt Makeovers: 20 Transformations for Fabulous Fashions

Generation T: Beyond Fashion: 120 New Ways to Transform a T-shirt

Generation T: Beyond Fashion: 120 New Ways to Transform a T-shirt

99 Ways to Cut, Sew, Trim, and Tie Your T-Shirt into Something Special

99 Ways to Cut, Sew, Trim, and Tie Your T-Shirt into Something Special

Here are even more tips:

Super Easy No Sew Tshirt Vest: DIY by Wobisobi
Easy T-Shirt DIY: Cut Out Back by …love Maegan
Tshirt DIY Necklace by A Little Tipsy
DIY: Fringe T-shirt by Cheap Chic Obsession
T-shirt Projects by Generation T

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