Old T-Shirt Remake Ideas To Try

Hello, DIY lovers! Are you ready for some DIY adventure? In this article, we are taking you on a new DIY t-shirt remake adventure. Below we have shared with you some inspiring t-shirt remake ideas that you can try if looking for some way to transform an old shirt into a wearable piece of clothing. Scroll down the page to explore them.

DIY crochet trim seam

Here is one of the most eye-catching t-shirt remake ideas for lace lovers. This DIY crochet trim seam will soon become your favorite t-shit. For this project you will need the following supplies:

  • Sewing machine
  • 2-3 yards of 4-6” width crochet or lace trim
  • T-shirt or a sleeveless top

The steps:

  1. First, cut the side seam of the t-shirt. If there are sleeves cut them off as well.
  2. Now, place the trim right sides together starting at the front bottom hem of the t-shirt. Connect it up to the shoulder and then all the way back to the bottom hem. The best is to not cut the trim until you finish sewing since their shirt stretches as you sew and you may run out of trim before you finish sewing.
  3. Start the sewing process. Sew the right sides together using a zig-zag stitch of your own choice.
  4. Once you finish sewing, your new t-shit is officially done. You can wear it and enjoy many stylish moments in it.

Old T Shirt Remake Ideas To Try

DIY Basketweave shirt

Looking for some inspiring t-shirt remake ideas for the upcoming summer? What about this adorable t-short that you can get out from a thin old sweatshirt? This is a super easy way to transform an old and thin old sweatshirt into a wearable piece of clothing for the spring or summer.

To get this t-shirt look you will need to stream a few strips on the back and keep the front plain.

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. First, make strips using a similar jersey. If you want a more tailored look, then the best is to keep the strips wider. Fold them in half. Then, flip them with a loop-turner. This way you will get a more eye-catching and tailored look. You can also simply cut the strips without sewing them, but the result will be less beautiful. So, if possible try the most complicated way of creating the strips.
  2. If you want to can cut the strips right from the back of the shirt. We recommend you start horizontally leaving the collar and bottom hem attached. Once you cut them, weave the extra strips laterally, pining them as you go on the side seam.
  3. Weave them in and out. Sew!
  4. Finally, make a larger strip that will go all the way around the shirt from the front to the back.
  5. Voila, you are done!

Add a cute ribbon

Looking for a simple and easy modification for an old t-shirt? Here is one of the cutest t-short remake ideas to try. For this project, you will need an old t-shirt and a patterned fabric of your choice.

The steps:

  1. First, cut the back of the t-shirt.
  2. Now, cut two stripes out from the patterned fabric.
  3. Attach each of the stripes to each of the ends of the back of the t-short that you cut before. Sew so that you can get two equal parts of a ribbon.
  4. Tie them into a bow. Voila, your new t-shirt is done. You will adore the color effect that the patterned fabric has done to the otherwise plain and old t-shirt.


Cut out most of the back of an old t-shirt and tie what is left

Here is another one from the list of inspiring t-shirt remake ideas. For this one, you won’t even need some sewing skills. All you will need is an old T-shirt that you want to remake and scissors.

Here are the steps:

  1. Take the scissors and cut out some strips on the back of the t-short that you are transforming.
  2. Now, take a few of the strips and tie them together along the length of the shirt.
  3. For a more eye-catching result, we recommend you cut as many stripes as possible. That will give the back of your t-shirt a more tassel look.

DIY jewelry t-shirt

Do you have some t-shirts that do not really give you much room to wear jewelry? You don’t need to give up wearing your favorite necklace just because of the t-shirt. Indeed, there are some t-shirt remake ideas that can help you incorporate your favorite necklace into your t-shirt. All you need to do is to modify the collar of the shirt so that the bling is part of the shirt. Only one step is needed to make that true. Cut the collar out from the shirt. Then using pearls or other jewelry connect it to the main body of the t-shirt again. Voila, your new jewelry t-short is done.

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