How To Upcycle An Old T-Shirt Into A Bag

Chana Putnam shows us how to upcycle an old t-shirt into a bag.  This is a simple tutorial to follow and it only takes some cutting and one straight stitch and you have yourself a handy tote / shopper bag.  I must confess to liking this tutorial all the more because I do have a bit of a sweet tooth for reese’s!

The materials and equipment that you will need to follow this tutorial are listed below.

Check out Chana’s blog for more tutorials – Adventures In Fluff

  • Old t-shirt
  • Thread to match your t-shirt
  • A plate
  • Something to mark out the shape e.g. marker, pen or dressmakers chalk
  • Fabric scissors
  • Pins
  • A sewing machine

Have you ever tried to upcycle an old t-shirt into a bag or have you just tried this tutorial?  How did it turn out?

Please comment below and let us know.

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