10 Ingenious Ways to Recycle an Old T-Shirt

by , 07/29/13   filed under: DIY Eco-Fashion, Features

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PAINTERS’ SMOCKS

Is your budding Michelangelo turning you into a closet case? Protect your tyke’s clothes—and your sanity—by whipping up a pint-size painters’ smock for life’s messy moments.

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TEE-KINI

Don’t waste your cash on expensive swimsuits that only last a season. Cobble together a sexy T-shirt bikini using materials you already have on hand.

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T-STRAP SANDALS

Spruce up a tired pair of flip-flops by winding strips of T-shirt fabric around the toe straps.

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PRODUCE BAG

Carry your produce home from the farmers’ market in a reusable “mesh” bag made from a single castoff T-shirt.

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LITTLE LEGGINGS

T-shirts with a bit of stretch are perfect for refashioning into toddler leggings.

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