Don't toss your old t-shirts. You gonna want to copy these 7 DIY ideas

Do you have a big pile of old t-shirts you've been meaning to get rid of? You need to think twice before you throw them in the trash or haul them to the thrift store.
No matter whether they have holes and stains, or you simply don't love them anymore, those t-shirts can be used to make pillows, tote bags and beautiful rugs.
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1. Braided headband (h/t Sugar Bee Crafts)
If you can't use all the t-shirt, try this creative way to turn it into something completely different. Simply cut strips out of the shirt and braid them together — it's way easier than it seems!
2. Crochet ombre rug
It might take some time to collect t-shirts in the right colors, but if you're in a hurry to make this project, check out your local thrift store for the ones you need. This is a great crochet project for beginners!
3. T-shirt pillow (h/t LoLovie)
This is a really cool technique to upcycle an old t-shirt with an awesome print or pattern on it. It's hard to believe this pillow cover used to be a shirt!
4. Fabric garland chandelier (h/t A Beautiful Mess)
This fabric garland chandelier looks so romantic, and it's an awesome way to give old white t-shirts a new purpose. Mix in other fabrics like lace and tulle for an extra-pretty result.
5. DIY fabric espadrilles (h/t A Little Tipsy)
It might sound too complicated to DIY your own espadrilles, but these are actually easy to make. This is an especially super idea if you have a hard time finding shoes that fit, because you can completely customize them to fit your feet.
6. Neon coil bowls (h/t We Are Scout)
These colorful little bowls might not be the most practical, but they're definitely cute. You'll need some basic sewing skills to make them, but even a beginner could do it with a little practice.
7. No-sew tote bag (h/t Mommypotamus)
Once your favorite shirt is too beat-up to wear, you can still show off the print by turning it into this adorable tote bag. It's ideal for everything from grocery shopping to a trip to the beach — your friends will definitely want you to make them one too.
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