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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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