DIY Vintage T-Shirt Chair

Orly Shani is showing you a creative way to recycle your old t-shirts.


  • Chair
  • Vintage T-Shirts
  • Sewing Machine
  • Sewing Pins
  • Chalk
  • Fabric Scissors
  • Screwdriver
  • Spray Paint (Optional)


1. The first thing is to remove the cushions using a screwdriver

2. For the top cushion -take the shirt you want to use for the top & flip it inside out

3. If there is a graphic, make sure it’s pointed in the right direction

4. Trace the cushion onto the t-shirt with chalk

5. Take fabric scissors & cut out your trace. Be sure to cut a little outside your traced line

6. Pin your line to prep for sewing

7. Begin sewing along the line. **Be sure to only sew the top & along the sides, leave the bottom open

8. Once down flip right side out

9. Slip the cushion into your shirt like a pillow going into a pillowcase

10. Then to seal up on the bottom just hand sew or fold the fabric over & staple

11. For the bottom cushion -Take your t-shirt & cut it up from the back, making it a large shirt

12. Place cushion onto shirt & fold the shirt up around to the back

13. Staple on to the back

14. If you would like to paint the shell of the chair, now is the time to do so!

15. Finally, using a screwdriver screw the cushions back onto the chair

16. Ta-da!

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