TAG: T-shirts

DIY Refashions: Dresses And Shirts

DIY Refashions: Dresses And Shirts

T-shirts make great material for refashioning into other clothing. The fabric can be used from oversized or unworn t-shirts or other items and transformed into one of a kind dresses and shirts. This tutorial shows how to refashion 2 t-shirts into a tunic style dress using just scissors, a sewing machine and a needle and thread. The easy to follow instructions include visuals and pattern guides. If you are into basket weaving, or have enough spare time to finish the project, this pile of t-shirts – can be upcycled into this basket weave-t-shirt dress: Patience required. For a look that… read more

Cool DIY Baby Projects

Cool DIY Baby Projects

Babies, with all of their splendid cuteness, need lots of stuff. Making sure they have all of the necessities to get them through their first few months can quickly become expensive. While it can be fun to pick out nursery items and layettes, what isn’t so cheerful is purchasing many high priced needs only to find out that they will be outgrown just as fast as they came out of the packaging. Or worse, to find out that what you have brought home for baby can actually be harmful. Surprising levels of hazardous substances can be found in baby items and… read more

You won’t believe what these T’s are made of

T-shirts made from bottles

Earthspun Apparel are turning trash into modern stylish T-shirts in a solar powered factory in Charlotte, North Carolina

Re-Purpose Clothing

Repurpose old clothing

With countless DIY (do-it-yourself) projects floating around the internet there really is no reason for old clothing to go into the trash. Here are a few projects you can do at home with old t-shirts. First, take an old shirt and lay it out flat. Starting at the bottom and cutting across the shirt making ½ inch strips until you get to the sleeves. Take the strips and pull until they roll making several loops. Tie the loops together using strips from the remaining shirt from the sleeves and top. For more colors combine two shirts to make a longer,… read more