Too many boring t-shirts? Want some new looks in your wardrobe but don’t have the budget to go buy new clothes? How about a make-over! There are so many ways that you can transform a t-shirt, I can guarantee that one of them will fit your liking. Although it may not seem as such, revamping an old piece of clothing is not rocket science. It is actually quite easy — some of the t-shirt makeover tutorials below take from seconds to minutes! Whether it be bleach, scissors, thread, or paint, you are bound to have all the materials you need hiding somewhere in the house. So, stop making what you think are useless shirts to rugs, and let’s start refashioning them to the trendy, stylish, and hip designs you and your friends will surely love! Here’s a list of ideas on how to!
How to Revamp T-Shirts
1. DIY T-Shirt Bag
One of my favorite teen crafts, this t-shirt bag is absolutely adorable — the perfect summery look for the beach or the pool. So, before you give away that old tees or turn them into rags, consider making a no-sew t-shirt bag instead!
2. DIY Linen T-Shirt Makeover
If you have any old linen t-shirts hiding around the house that you never get to wear because well, they’re boring, this makeover is perfect for you. All you really need is some paint, cardboard, and an iron and you are set!
3. DIY Denim T-Shirt Refashion
With this step-by-step DIY denim shirt refashion, you can so easily make your old jean jackets and shirts so much cuter and fun. If this idea isn’t for you, My Poppet also has so many other adorable T-shirt refashion ideas that you can go check out!
4. DIY Ruffle Shirt
In addition to being the perfect cheap teen craft, T-Shirt making is a great sustainable way to upcycle and steer your old clothes from waste. And unlike many other T-Shirt refashions this top is extremely feminine and flattering instead of looking awkward and careless! You can even make yourself a matching boho fashion bag like this one!
5. DIY Graphic Initial Sweatshirts
If you need a quick, last-minute birthday gift for your BFF, this DIY graphic initial sweatshirt tutorial is the perfect solution. I mean, nobody doesn’t like an adorable, colorful sweatshirt, and they are incredibly easy to make — only taking three quick steps and costing less than $20 each!
6. DIY Braided Dog Toys
7. DIY Patchwork Tee
8. DIY Embroidered Sweatshirt
9. DIY Conversation Heart Sweatshirt Additions
10. DIY T-Shirt Apron
11. DIY Potato Stamp Watermelon Top
12. DIY T-Shirt Yarn
13. DIY Off Shoulder Tee
14. DIY Twist-Back Top
15. DIY Cardigan Out of Old Shirt
16. DIY Galaxy Moon Tee
17. DIY Bow Covered Tee
18. DIY Bow T-Shirt Refashion
19. DIY Easy Choker T-Shirt
20. DIY Cat Stamped Tee
21. DIY Infinity Scarf
22. DIY Fabric Gift Wrap
23. DIY Weaved Back Tank
24. DIY Ladder Shirt
25. DIY Braided Back, No-Sew Tee
26. Leather Collar Shirt Refashion
If you loved this DIY leather collar refashion as a teen craft, go check out more easy DIY ideas with leather!
27. DIY Fringed Top
28. DIY Workout Shirt
29. Contrast Sleeve T-Shirt DIY
30. Workout T-Shirt Refashion
31. T-shirt to Tank Top Refashion
32. DIY Choker Cutout T-Shirt
33. Hand Printed Open Back Crop Top DIY
34. No-Sew One Shoulder Shirt
35. T-Shirt Refashion with Lace
36. Concert T-Shirt Makeover
37. DIY Low Cut T-Shirt Upcycle
38. DIY Workout Tank
39. DIY T-Shirt Into Turtleneck
40. Now Sew Cut Neckline Tee
41. T- Shirt to Tank Refashion
42. DIY Braided Tee Shirt