turn a shirt into a bag

DIY: Turn a T-Shirt into a Bag

turn a shirt into a bag
Do you have a stack of your kids' t-shirts that are too small to wear but you can't bear to part with them? Try to turn a t-shirt into a bag for your kid's belongings when they head off to grandma's for the weekend. It's a great way to get a little more use out of those sentimental clothes you've been keeping in storage.


  • Old T-Shirts
  • Scissors
  • Sewing machine, or you can hand sew it
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Step 1: Begin by taking your T-shirt and laying it out flat. Iron if needed.
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Step 2: Cut a scoop out around the neck band. Cut off the sleeves, creating a tank top look.
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Step 3: Cut off the bottom hem
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Step 4: Turn the shirt inside out and and pin the bottom closed
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Step 5: Sew a 1/2" seam allowance. If you don't have a sewing machine, you can hand sew this part.
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Step 6: Fill with the goodies, and send them off for the night!
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