We often have some favorites in your wardrobe that you tend to wear more often than other things and as a result the garment in question tends to become old and faded. And when this happens, you feel sad that you have to part from your favorite and wish that you could use it in some other ways. Well, the good news is you can. In fact, there are many avatars that your old t-shirts can take that will not only provide you the delight of having it around but also provide you many new things to make and enjoy. Reusing your old t-shirts can be among the cool DIY fashion ideas to try this year. All you need is some basic tools like scissors, glue gun, needles and other thread of different sorts. DIY fashionable and money saving ideas to try this year can be the order of the day given the way the economy is going.
Fashionable Ways To Reuse Your Old T-Shirts
When you go for beautiful DIY jewelry ideas to try this year can ensure that whatever you wear is going to be one of a kind and it is very likely that nobody else has quite the same thing.
By now you must be impatient to know some fashionable ways to reuse your old t-shirts:
Cut them up into strips and tie dye them into a nice head band, and wristband to wear when you are working out.
Cut the sleeves and trim the neck area and tie a knot at the hem of the t-shirt to make a nice sling bag to use to carry light things around.
Take different colored t-shirts that you are not using and cut them into thin strips and use it to weave a new fabric with your hands. It is just a matter of crisscross patterns to do this.
If you have a particularly blingy t-shirt, you can cut the neck out with some strips hanging off it to make a nice necklace. If you are feeling really adventurous, you can tie beads to the end of each strip.
Cut off the sleeves of an old t-shirt and the neck area to convert your t-shirt into a pencil skirt. You will have to put in elastic or hooks to tighten the t-shirt at the waist.
Cut long strips of old t-shirts to make a rope out of them and convert this into a rope belt to wear around your skirts and jeans.
Stuff your old t-shirt with old rags to make a nice cuddly stuffed toy by converting the sleeves into ears.
Cut the sleeves, stich the hem of the t-shirt and stuff it with other t-shirt bits to make a cute little cushion.
Remove the sleeves of the t-shirt and tie it firmly to a small stick to make your own personal and very soft duster. This will help you clean and polish with ease.
Make a pair of mittens to wear on your hands with cream applied when you iron clothes to have a simple but effective manicure.
Make cute hand puppet by sewing on button nose, eyes and a thread mouth to entertain people around.
Roll up t-shirts to stitch them together to make a long pillow for your neck support.
If your t-shirt has pockets with buttons, unravel the stitching and stitch them together facing each other so that you get a small purse for keeping your phone or some change.
If you have a really stretchy t-shirt cut off the neck, shoulders, and sleeves to make a nice tube undergarment.
Make a teddy bear by cutting out an old t-shirt and stuffing it with bits and pieces.