Old T-Shirt Wreath

Don’t you just love the idea of using your old shirts to make pretty decor? Take color-coordinated shirts and transform them into a wreath. Use a grapevine wreath or wreath form, and old clothes, and you’ll only spend a buck! Get the tutorial details at Scoutie Girl.

Make an Asymmetrical T-shirt Skirt

My friend Lee from Leethal is an amazing crafter with tons of great ideas, and she does a lot of great work with recycled materials. Check out her tutorial for an asymmetrical t-shirt skirt here.

Make an Unusual T-shirt Quilt

You’ve seen the standard all-squares t-shirt quilts (which are awesome, don’t get me wrong), but this strip-quilted t-shirt quilt is a genuine masterpiece. If you’re not into the other kind, this one is an amazing choice. Calls for about 20 t-shirts and tutorial is by Erika Kern at CraftStylish. Part One Here and Part Two Here.

Make a T-shirt Pillow

Use your favorite old t-shirt to make these cute throw pillows, and stashbust some fabric while you’re at it. Tutorial at Maiden Jane (via TT).

Make a T-shirt Scarf

My friend Rachel made this cool scarf from her collection of t-shirts. Get the details at Craft.

No-Sew Ribbon Altered T-shirt

No sewing required in this cute tutorial from Living Locurto.

Make a T-shirt Shrug

Cute way to alter an old t-shirt into a new shrug! By Something Shiny

Make a Ruffly Scarf

Very cute ruffly scarf tutorial by Disney at Ruffles & Stuff

Make T-shirt Yarn (also known as Tarn)
find out how at the Polka Dot Pineapple Blog (another tutorial at My Recycled Bags)

Projects to make with your t-shirt yarn:

Wheelchair or Walker Tote Bag

Knitted Dishcloths

Unique Half-Circle Bathmat

Braided Scarf

T-shirt Necklace

More Resources:

Find a bunch more tutorials at the T-Shirt Surgery Livejournal Community

Check out this super-awesome stop-motion t-shirt animation at Dude Craft (you have to see it!)

A huge roundup of t-shirt surgery projects at Craft Jr.