Upcycle a Bath Rug from Old T-Shirts

Upcycle a Bath Rug from Old T-Shirts

T-shirt jersey material is soft and super absorbent, which makes it perfect material to upcycle a bath rug from some old t-shirts.  You can make your own bath mat in different ways – crochet, knit, sewing, braiding, or hooking.  In this super simple tutorial, I will show you how to knit yourself a bath mat. Continue Reading →
DIY Refashion Jersey Shorts from a Man’s T-Shirt

DIY Refashion Jersey Shorts from a Man’s T-Shirt

Today, Kitty and I are going to show you how to refashion jersey shorts from a man’s t-shirt, because it’s the end of the summer and we need to sneak in some summer clothing on the blog. Jersey shorts are awesome if you are lazy, like us. I hate wearing nice clothes when it’s hot outside, and Kitty hates going outside because the outside is a scary place. Try to find the largest t-shirt that you can, and if necessary, use two t-shirts. Continue Reading →
Peasant Bow-Tie Shirt Refashion From a Dress

Peasant Bow-Tie Shirt Refashion From a Dress

I love peasant shirts.  Do you remember this peasant shirt that I made with a gold chain? Something about them are so feminine and beautiful.  So I’m pretty excited for today’s shirt, a peasant bow-tie shirt refashion!  Like the other shirt, I made this one from a dress because I can take advantage of the length.  The bow is made from a satin ribbon. Continue Reading →
Shoulder Bows T-Shirt Refashion with a Gather

Shoulder Bows T-Shirt Refashion with a Gather

I bought an extra man’s green t-shirt for St. Patrick’s Day, but it was a little too bright.  I think the color is more appropriate for the hazy, happy days of summer!  So here’s another ten minute refashion, making a shoulder bows t-shirt.  This gives a little feminine ruffle detail on the shoulder.  This gather-sewing trick can be used in all sorts of different refashions, such as on the sleeves or on the sides to create a little bit of extra detail.  I always use plain t-shirt in order to show off the refashions, but this would look just as nice … Continue Reading →
Simple Cut Bows T-Shirt Refashion

Simple Cut Bows T-Shirt Refashion

This week, we have a very quick refashion — you make this shirt in less than 5 minutes with some fabric glue, so it’s also a no sew refashion.  This shirt is a simple cut bows t-shirt.  A good candidate for the “before” shirt is a t-shirt with some kind of decal or logo on the front, but blank on the back, although I think it would look fine with a decal or logo on the back, too, just a little “crowded.” Continue Reading →
Lace Bow Refashion from a Plain White T-Shirt

Lace Bow Refashion from a Plain White T-Shirt

I’m going to show you an awesome bow ensemble … so this blog post will be the first of two.  This post is a lace bow refashion using a plain white t-shirt, and next week, I will show you how to refashion a simple bow skirt. (You’ll be able to see both of the refashions in my pictures!) Continue Reading →
A Fabulous Fabric Bow Back T-Shirt Refashion

A Fabulous Fabric Bow Back T-Shirt Refashion

I’m so excited to show you this week’s refashion!  Purple is such an awesome color for the spring, too.  This Fabric Bow Back T-Shirt took a bit longer than some of the other t-shirt tutorials because I had to make all the fabric bows, but once you make the squares, the shirt comes together nicely. Continue Reading →
Fabric Headband Refashion from a Thrifted T-Shirt

Fabric Headband Refashion from a Thrifted T-Shirt

I love refashioning and reusing t-shirts and other fabric scraps.  Upcycling all those t-shirts is so eco-conscious. I could write blog posts about all the t-shirt remakes that I do.  Alas, most are reused into cloth napkins, of which I have a variety of uses in my house.  However, the colorful t-shirts are often remade into something else, like upcycling skirts or completely remaking a shirt into a cut-out design.  Let’s turn this thrifted t-shirt into a fabric headband!! Continue Reading →
Bleach Spray Shirt Shamrock DIY Sewing Tutorial for St. Patrick’s Day

Bleach Spray Shirt Shamrock DIY Sewing Tutorial for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy (soon-to-be) St. Patrick’s Day, everyone!  My husband and I do not go out to the bars (almost at all), but we like to round up our friends and celebrate this lighthearted, happy holiday.  I’m always on the look-out for cute t-shirts, too.  Honestly, though, all those shirts at the Salvation Army are so tacky and gross.  I mean, happy is one thing.  Sloppy is quite another.  Today, I’m going to make a bleach spray shirt — out of a shamrock silhouette.  Look below for the DIY, step-by-step sewing tutorial.  And luck o’ the Irish to you! Continue Reading →
A Love Cut Out T-Shirt Refashion for Valentine’s Day

A Love Cut Out T-Shirt Refashion for Valentine’s Day

Remember this heart cut-out t-shirt refashion that I made for Valentine’s Day? And the heart shaped back cut out t-shirt?  That shirt is one of my favorites.  I wear it out and about a lot.  Like I said last week, tons of people have told me how much they love it, too.  So, we’re going to make more of these lovely upcycled and refashioned t-shirts.  My goal is to have an entire dresser drawer full of these lovelies by the end of the year!   Continue Reading →
Refashion a T-Shirt with a Heart Cut Out for Valentine’s Day

Refashion a T-Shirt with a Heart Cut Out for Valentine’s Day

Do you remember this heart cut-out t-shirt refashion?  I love that shirt.  Everyone else loves that shirt, too.  I get soooo many compliments on it.  The best part about that t-shirt is that it is a 10 minute, quick sew tutorial.  Well, this year, I have another quick-sew, step-by-step DIY tutorial on how to refashion a plain gray t-shirt into a back heart cutout for Valentine’s Day! Continue Reading →
10 Awesome Valentine’s Day Refashions

10 Awesome Valentine’s Day Refashions

Upcycle something beautiful for Valentine’s Day!  Here’s a list of 10 awesome clothing tutorials for the day of love.  Refashionistas abound!  Remaking your clothes is such an economical, fashionable, and eco-conscious thing to do. 10 Awesome Valentine’s Day Refashions 1. Heart Cutout T-Shirt on Your Back 2. Tone on Tone Hearts 3. Wordy Sweater 4. Cookie Cutter Heart Shirt 5. Sequin Heart Elbow Patch 6. Phases of the Heart 7. Heart Cutout on the Front from a Faded T-Shirt 8. Ruffled Heart 9. Hashtag Be Mine 10. Lovely Lace Sweetheart Shirt Would you wear any of these 10 Awesome Valentine’s Day Refashions? … Continue Reading →
20 Awesome T-Shirt Refashions

20 Awesome T-Shirt Refashions

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a safe and wonderful time last night. The New Year always brings a bunch of blogging “bests,” as in “Best of My Posts” posts.  This year, I created a list of 20 t-shirt refashions to help spark some creativity and inspiration!  All of the upcycled t-shirts in this list are to remake t-shirts into different t-shirts.  Be gorgeous!!     Continue Reading →