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10 Easy Ways To Upcycle Your Clothes and Create Something New!

T-shirts that have seen better days, old jeans that need a major makeover, you’d be surprised of all the new wardrobe pieces you can create out of your older clothing. Instead of throwing them away, why not take some of your favorite staples from the past and turn them into something new and inspiring. Just take a look at these 10 easy ways to upcycle your clothes!

A Ruffle Skirt from an Old T-shirt

A Ruffle Skirt from an Old T-shirt

It’s amazing all of the things you can do just from some scrap fabric. But think about all of the things you can do with a t-shirt, like creating this cute little number! {found on Suburbs Mama}

An Updated Pair of Shorts from a T-shirt

An Updated Pair of Shorts from a T-shirt

Update your plain pair of jean shirts by adding a bit of embellishment. These shorts went up in style instantly when this print was added from an older top! {found on Sausage Jar}

A Colorblocked Sweater from Older Pieces

A Colorblocked Sweater from Older Pieces

Two sweaters can make a bit of magic, just look at this finished project. It’s trendy and looks even more expensive than the two pieces did on their own. {found on Thanks, I Made It}

A Skirt from a Men’s Shirt

A Skirt from a Men’s Shirt

A men’s shirt is one of the most versatile of pieces in the fashion world and that goes double for DIY projects. Make a skirt out of your husband’s older work staple that has some hipster vibes and vintage flavors. {found on Lazy Saturdays}

A Zipper Blouse from a T-shirt

A Zipper Blouse from a T-shirt

If you have a t-shirt that you’ve just worn far too much, give it a quick update. Casual goes up a notch with the addition of some sassy zippers on the shoulder. {found on Trash to Couture}

A Weaved Sweatshirt from Old T-shirts

A Weaved Sweatshirt from Old T-shirts

Take a classic sweatshirt and some scrap fabrics from old t-shirts, then start getting creative. Just look how much more fun and feminine this comfy staple becomes. {found on The Forge}

A Pair of Leg Warmers form Old Sweaters

A Pair of Leg Warmers form Old Sweaters

Before you throw out that ratty old sweater, cut the sleeves off and allow them to help you make a brand new pair of leg warmers for the wintertime. You can even embellish with pearls and other pretty accents. {found on Urban Thrift}

A Peter Pan Collar from An Old Shirt

A Peter Pan Collar from An Old Shirt

A Peter Pan collar can be made with an easy snip of the scissors. Thicker materials are the most beneficial in this project so use an older sweater, sweatshirt or heavier blouse for this DIY. {found on Runway DIY}

A Kimono from a Dress

A Kimono from a Dress

If you have a dress from the past that doesn’t quite fit anymore, but you have some sentimental attachment, don’t get rid of it just yet. You can easily create a funky kimono from it’s silhouette! {found on Roots & Feathers}

A Summer Dress from a Men’s Shirt

A Summer Dress from a Men’s Shirt

Here’s another brilliant example of how a men’s shirt can make magic for a woman. Just look at this fun, summer dress made from a drab button-up! {found on Dream Catcher Baby}