5 Ways to reuse old T-shirts

The Panoramic Properties blog team is always thinking about ways to turn something old into something new. For today’s post, we’ve put together a list of five ways our Niagara Falls residents can reuse their old T-shirts.


Turn them into rags


One of the easiest ways to reuse old T-shirts is to turn them into rags. Cut them up into your desired size and use them instead of paper towels for seasonal cleaning projects at your Weinbrenner Place Apartments (3401-3421 Weinbrenner Road).


Make a quilt


If you have a bunch of T-shirts that you love but no longer wear, keep their memories alive by turning them into a fun quilt. Here’s what you’ll need:


  • – 30-40 T-shirts
  • – Lightweight fusible interfacing
  • – Sewing machine
  • – Iron
  • – Rulers
  • – Lightweight blanket
  • – Fabric for the back


Complete DIY instructions along with photos can be found on this website. Fabric and other crafting supplies can be purchased from the local Hand Craft Gallery (5200 Robinson), which is just a six-minute walk from our Robinson Street Apartments (5556 Robinson Street).


Decorative pom-poms


For some pretty home décor made of old T-shirts, this tutorial is the perfect DIY project. Here’s what you’ll need:


  • – 1 T-shirt per pom-pom
  • – Scissors
  • – Cardboard


Craftaholics Anonymous is where you’ll find the complete details of this project.


Pet toy


Your cat or dog will love this handmade toy, which is extremely simple to make. Here’s what you’ll need:


  • – Two T-shirts
  • – Scissors


The tutorial for this toy can be found on The Bark Post.


T-shirt pillow


T-shirts make perfect couch accessories when transformed into pillows. Here’s what you’ll need:


  • – T-shirt
  • – Scissors
  • – Pins
  • – Pillow stuffing
  • – Sewing machine


A complete tutorial can be found on the DIY Network. For pillow stuffing and other craft supplies, head over to the local Michaels (7555 Montrose Road) which is just a seven-minute drive from our Katrina Court Apartments (6635 Thorold Stone Road).


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