You don’t have to get rid of your old clothes. There are plenty of ways you can repurpose old clothes by being creative. You can create unique, creative ways to upcycle garments that you no longer want into new items. Here are some creative ideas:

Create a t-shirt rug

You can repurpose your old t-shirts and turn them into a home rug you can appreciate. This is a way to keep those t-shirts that hold a special place in your heart to good use.

They are easy to make in the comfort of your home, simply gather colourful T-shirts of your choosing, a flat doormat, scissors and your hot glue gun to get started. A simple way to be creative.

patchwork rug

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Create planter wraps

This is for plant lovers: wrap your indoor pot plants with a hug of cute repurposed sweater sleeves. If you were thinking of throwing your sweaters away, this is a fun way to repurpose them, while keeping your pot plants cute and cosy looking. These plant wraps help disguise old pots.

Plant wrapped in fabric

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Denim abstract art

For eye-catching art decor in your home, try repurposing old denim and turning it into art. This can be a unique handmade piece you will cherish for years to come.

You can create this denim art piece by using some bleach (to bleach the denim), fabric scissors, double-sided tape and gallery frames.

denim art

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Sweater Wreath

Keep the Easter spirits alive, why not repurpose your old sweaters into a wreath? All your shrunken or pilled sweaters can breathe new life in the form of a wreath.

Use this for your home door decor and have a unique-looking wreath. All you need to re-create this snuggly sweater wreath are old cable knits and a pair of fabric scissors.


Repurposing old clothes helps with decluttering and keeping your space clean. Getting craft with your old clothes not only brings new life to your old clothes but also sparks your creativity.


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