15 Ingenious Ways to Refashion Old T-Shirts

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Off Shoulder T-shirt

Here’s a quick and easy to follow tutorial showing you how to refashion a t-shirt into a stylish off the shoulder number.

Add Sleeves to a T-Shirt

Change the look of a short sleeved t-shirt and make it more practical for the cooler times of the year by sewing in new sleeves.

Cut and Looped Workout Top

You can use any t-shirt as the base for this striking workout top and being completely no-sew, any one with a pair of scissors can give this a go.

Tee to Tank

For those enjoying summer this is a great way to quickly refashion a simple t-shirt to make a pretty halter neck tank top. There’s an easy to follow step by step and a quick to watch video tutorial too.

No-Sew T-Shirt Bow Sleeves

This is a quick and easy way to add a touch of flair to a simple t-shirt and it’s completely no-sew, though you could choose to use a few stitches to hold the loops rather than adhesive.

Tshirt Dress

Here’s a way to turn a t-shirt into a super summery dress that’ll make a fine cover-up for the beach. This is a quick and easy sewing tutorial that should be suitable for everyone with an oversize t-shirt to hand and it looks very effective in tie-dye as shown in the photos.

Cutout Top from Tank

Here’s a little refashioning project in anticipation of hot summer days. This sewing tutorial shows how you can take a plain tank top and restyle it with a cutout detail – you’ll find full instructions with photos.

Spray Bleach Shirt

A no sew project today that concentrates on surface decoration using bleach to add a design to colored fabric. This is a great way to give a new twist to an old t-shirt that’s fallen from favor.

How to Make a T-shirt Bigger

This sewing tutorial shows you how you can increase the size of a t-shirt. Perfect if you can’t buy a tee in your size or perhaps to extend the life span of a child’s favorite top.

No Sew T-Shirt Hack

This is a quick and easy way to restyle a plain old t-shirt into a top with a racer style back. There’s an easy to follow tutorial with photos of every step of the way if you fancy giving this a go.

Color Block Tees

This is a quick and easy sewing project that is also low cost if you can find a pair of cheap t-shirts to use as a base. The key to this is cutting the tops in the same place, otherwise, as the tutorial shows, it’s super simple.

Balenciaga Inspired Crop Top

This daring and striking crop top is also an extremely easy project to make, being completely no-sew if you choose not to go with the gathered straps. There are clear photos with each step to guide you.

Strappy Summer Dress from T-Shirt

Perfect for summer and oh so quick and easy to make too. This super fast sewing tutorial takes a simple oversized v-neck t-shirt and shows you how to turn it into a strappy dress for hot summer days.

Crop Top

Take one long sleeved loose fitting top and transform it into a cute crop top with this sewing project. The tutorial is presented as an easy to follow YouTube video and this should be suitable for newbie sewists looking for some fun summer projects.

Side Knotted Tank Top

With spring now here and hopefully warmer days to come, this is an ideal little t-shirt refashion, that’s also super simple as it’s no-sew too. The tute shows how you can make a very effective tank top from a t-shirt by just cutting and knotting the fabric.

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