If you've got a stack of old T-shirts that hold sentimental value and you simply cannot find a good reason to give up, despite never wearing them, you've come to the right place. We offer you 12 style hacks that will breathe new life into your favorite tees and button-ups, rendering them practically unrecognizable to the untrained eye. Whether you're looking to do basic alterations, like adding subtle details or creating a no-sew DIY tote, or something slightly more intricate, like sizing up your go-to work blouse, our easy tutorials will help guide even the novice sewer through to the other side.
12 Simple Style Hacks to Transform Your Old Shirts
How to Turn a Crew Neck T-Shirt Into a V-Neck
Add an Off-Shoulder Ruffle to a T-Shirt
Before & After: Turning a Man's Shirt into a Child's Dress
How to Cut & Tie the Sides of a T-Shirt for Kids
How to Make Headbands Out of Shirts
Transform a Plain Shirt Into a Trendy Swing Top
How to Make a Lace-Up Sweatshirt
How to Make a Dress Shirt Larger
How to Add Decorative Trim to a Button-Down Shirt
How to Make a Tank Top Dress for Kids
Turn a regular tank top into an adorable dress for kids in just over an hour. You will need a sewing machine and some basic sewing essentials for this one, plus our free pattern directions (good for sizes 12 months-10 years), but this is the perfect project for any beginner-level sewer.
Upcycle a T-Shirt into a No-Sew Fringed Market Tote Tutorial
If you simply cannot part with that perfectly distressed oversized tee you bought at your first concert, give it new life as a reusable market tote. This no-sew project will save your T-shirts from the dumpster and keep landfills from accumulating shopping bag waste. Now that's a win-win.