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 in the comments below!

Mallory Whitfield

chief creator of awesome at Miss Malaprop
Mallory Whitfield created MissMalaprop.com in 2006 as a place to share her favorite handmade & eco-friendly products, cool stuff and indie finds. Throughout her journey as a creative entrepreneur, Mallory has worn many hats, including blogger, upcycled clothing creator and jewelry artist, craft show vendor, SEO analyst, creative strategist, speaker, coach and teacher to other small business owners.

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