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Random Recast: T-Shirts Day 2

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In Random Recast, we find new uses for ordinary things. This week: T-shirts.

t-shirtsDelia Randall


A tote bag that can stretch to fit anything from produce to flip-flops is yours when you start with a t-shirt. The tutorial, from Delia Creates, requires the bare minimum of cutting-and-stitching prowess. Basically, you cut a tote bag shape from an inside-out t-shirt like so:

t-shirtsDelia Randall


The top curved edge will become the bottom of the bag. Sew this curved edge closed, turn right-side-out, then proceed to cut slits across the bag:

t-shirtsDelia Randall

For the complete tutorial, visit Delia Creates.

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  • D

    Interesting. I like the way it looks, but I don't think it would be very strong, especially if using an old shirt. I thin this idea has possibilities. :)

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  • Wendy

    I am crocheting a "Rag Rug" from material (not yarn) The hook is about as thick as a thumb and it works up fast...interesting way to make use of old clothes, sheets etc.

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