You might have tons of old t-shirts that are too precious to throw away. There you have memories of your friends. Throwing it means losing your most favorite moment. Instead of keeping it in your closet, why don’t you turn the old t-shirts into a more valuable way? You can do the DIY t-shirt hack which will be really interesting. In this article, we will show you the steps of creating cute throw pillows made of old t-shirts. You don’t need to use a sewing machine. Let us check out!
Gather the materials needed like a t-shirt, if you have XL size it will be much better. Then, take your yardstick. You need to have the stuffing and pins as well. You will need the tools as well like scissors and rotary cutters.
Please lay the old t-shirt and pin both sides. In this step, you will need four to six pins. It is done to stuck the old t-shirt. So, it will easily cut later on. Feel free to use a graphic tee or other t-shirts as you like.
It is time to cut the old t-shirt by using scissors. Define the shape, usually in the term of a square. Let the graphic or picture of your old t-shirt, it will add interest later. You can see how cool your throw pillow will be.
After cut the old t-shirt into a square shape, fold it till four layers. Cut one of the top right corners around 2cm X 2cm. Do the same steps with other corners. This proses will ease you to create the style later.
Cut the strips for all layers. So, you will have a nice pattern on your throw pillow. Cut one by one by using scissors. This proses may take some minutes but will give a nice result. If you don’t mind adding strips, you can pass this step.
Tie the strips in pairs around the square. However, you should leave some tabs. So, you can stuff the pillow with cotton batting or old fabric. You can see that your throw pillow is almost done.
The last step to make a throw pillow from an old t-shirt is filling the pillow. Then, close the tab that you have left before. Now, you have a new throw pillow. It is so easy, isn’t it?