5 Beautiful, Useful Ways to Upcycle Your Old T-shirts

MAY 22, 2015 updated Dec 16, 2021

If you’re in the midst of your spring cleaning and battling with the decision to part with your old, sentimental t-shirts, these unique and practical ideas + tutorials will help you cope! Upcycling is the process of converting waste products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value. Tell us how you upcycle your retired t-shirts in the comments!

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