When I was about 12 years old I saw a book about making shoes out of paper, and ever since I have been interested in shoes made out of unusual materials.  Using traditional weaving techniques, Agy from Green Issues recycled a stack of old t-shirts into pairs of flip flop sandals for her entire family.  They’re fashionable, environmentally friendly, and, perhaps best of all, if you use waterproof glue they are machine washable!  how to make recycled t-shirt flip flops]

Project estimate:

  • T-shirt fabric, on hand
  • String, on hand
  • Glue, on hand

Total:  Free