Either my husband or I have WAY too many t-shirts hanging around. T-shirts are always in abundance at the thrift store and easy hand-me-downs to come by, so I put together a round up of some awesome t-shirt refashion tutorials that you can do yourself!

There’s a tutorial for every problem you have: too large, too small, cover a stain, sew inexpensively, etc!

13 T-Shirt Refashion Tutorials // heatherhandmade.com

T-Shirt Refashions for Women

1. Wrap T-Shirt Refashion

This wrap tee is stunning and easy to recreate! It would be great for any t-shirt that’s just a little bit too big.

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2. No-Sew Cardigan

Did you get a stain on the front of your tee or did it shrink in the wash? Make this no-sew cardigan to keep wearing it!

13 T-Shirt Refashion Tutorials // heatherhandmade.com

3. Lace T-Shirt Refashion

Did you get a stain on the front of your tee shirt? Cover it up with lace! This lace t-shirt is stunning!

13 T-Shirt Refashion Tutorials // heatherhandmade.com

4. Lengthen a short tee shirt

If your tee is too short or it shrunk in the wash, you can use this t-shirt refashion tutorial to give it another life.

13 T-Shirt Refashion Tutorials // heatherhandmade.com

5. Reverse Applique T-shirt Refashion

Hide those bleach spots or stains with this cute applique refashion! I love the floral print showing through.

13 T-Shirt Refashion Tutorials // heatherhandmade.com

6. Fringe Tee Refashion Tutorial

This tee had a stain that was covered with a fun and chic fringe trim. You can put the fringe trim wherever you need it!

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7. Ruffle Tee Refashion Tutorial

If your t-shirt is boxy and unflattering you can cut the hem off and add shoulder ruffles. These ruffles bring in the shoulders and make a more flattering silhouette.

13 T-Shirt Refashion Tutorials // heatherhandmade.com

T-Shirt Refashions for Kids

 

1. Colorblocked T-Shirt Refashion

Use 2 tee shirts to make two colorblocked tee shirts! You can making coordinating friend or sister t-shirts with this tutorial. There’s also some great tips for sewing knit fabric!

13 T-Shirt Refashion Tutorials // heatherhandmade.com

2. Baby Gown T-Shirt Refashion

To save money on making baby clothes use adult tee shirts to make a baby gown. I love the fun baby gowns these will create!

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3. Easy Lounge Pants Refashion with Free Sewing Pattern

Use up those t-shirts you want to donate by turning them into baby pants. This tutorial even comes with a free sewing pattern!

13 T-Shirt Refashion Tutorials // heatherhandmade.com

4. Free Baby Romper Sewing Pattern from T-Shirt

Use the free baby romper sewing pattern to make adorable rompers for your toddler. You can reuse some hems and the neckline to make it a fast sew!

13 T-Shirt Refashion Tutorials // heatherhandmade.com

5. Baby Leggings from T-Shirt

Stretchy t-shirts make the best baby leggings because they are already soft. This one also comes with a free sewing pattern!

13 T-Shirt Refashion Tutorials // heatherhandmade.com

6. Easy Backpack Pattern from T-Shirt

The easiest backpack to make just reuses a t-shirt! All the pieces are right there on the tee shirt and your child gets a fun new backpack!

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Which one would you like to try?

Author: Heather Handmade

I'm a seamstress and mother. I sew, blog, thrift, upcycle, design fabric, and teach sewing classes. I'm also a self-proclaimed fabric fondler.

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2 thoughts on “14 T-Shirt Refashion Tutorials

  1. Thanks for featuring my bow sleeve tee, love your site xoxoxo

    Posted on June 8, 2013 at 2:01 am
  2. Thank you so much for the feature! I am so glad you like my refashion. there are some wonderful ideas here. I paticulalry like the one with the bows on the shoulders 😀 xxx

    Posted on February 27, 2013 at 10:25 pm