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Reinvent Your Old T-shirts – Tutorial Madness!

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!

Great books on how to upcycle and re-invent your old t-shirts:

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

What are your favorite tips and tutorials?

Share your favorite t-shirt recycling ideas with me via Facebook.

About the Author Mallory Whitfield

Mallory Whitfield created MissMalaprop.com in 2006 as a place to share her favorite cool stuff, handmade products and indie finds. Throughout her journey as a creative entrepreneur, Mallory has worn many hats, including blogger, visual artist, upcycled clothing creator, performance artist, jewelry designer, craft show vendor, creative strategist, speaker, teacher and consultant to other small business owners. By day, she specializes in SEO, content marketing and social media strategy as Content Analyst at FSC Interactive, a leading digital marketing agency in New Orleans.

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