12 Upcycled T-Shirt Ideas

12 Upcycled T-Shirt Ideas

I am a sucker for upcycling. There is something so thrilling about taking something destined for Goodwill or a landfill and recreating it again.  Which is why I love my other site, Roadkill Rescue.  It is packed full of amazingly talented people who can see beyond the trash can as well.  As I was purging my t-shirt collection and also received a bunch of t-shirts from friends I thought…

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DIY Upcycled T-shirt Dress
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DIY Upcycled T-shirt Dress

I am loving upcycling old t-shirts.  T-shirt material is so forgiving and it usually doesn’t need extra prep for the edges not to fray.  I was inspired by Cheri from I am Momma Hear Me Roar to try my sewing skills at using t-shirts to make a layered dress for Kayla. I must say once you get the hang of it you can’t stop making them.  They are so fun and embellishing makes them each unique.

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