TShirt Pillow

For this project you can use old t-shirts that are in good condition that you may have outgrown or accidentally shrunk in the wash. Or perhaps its a t-shirt of a loved one who is away or departed.

TShirt Pillow

What you need

Old T-shirt
Needle and thread or craft glue


If you are making this project in a large group you can obtain the t-shirts from your local thrift shop.

Start by laying out the shirt flat on a table. You can either sew the edges or glue them the choice is yours. Stitching will be more durable but for kids or a quick craft you can just glue the seams.

Glue or stitch the bottom of the shirt and the arm holes closed. Leave the neck area open for the filling.

A soft fiber fill stuffing will work well, but you can use other items such as beans, foam chunks or old rags.

Gently fill the shirt until it is nice and plump looking, then either glue or sew the neck hole closed with small stitches.

For a fun effect add some badges to the t-shirt pillow.

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  1. gonna try this one..it looks cute :D

  2. Love this! :) im redecorating my room and need some cute, cheap ideas. This is a a great project when you dont have the money to buy brand new things. SCORE!

  3. be care ful needles are sharp :[

  4. i also used shredded old shirts for filling its just as soft =]

    5 i ♥ this idea =]

  5. 5 stars its so cute!!

  6. That’s cute! I love it! Great of airplanes! :p

  7. This is a Great project and my kids love it.

  8. Good

  9. Sock Monkey says:

    kool! Now when my doctow who shirt doesnt fit me i will know what to do!!!!!!!!!

  10. i made one out of pants with owls on them. they are baby blue pants with purple and blue owls on them. soooooo cute

  11. good

  12. totally wicked XD

  13. this is my new fav website!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  14. so cool! i have way too many shirts that are too small for me so this project is perfect! :)

  15. I’m am13 and me and my gramma are probab;y going to do this today with a t-shirt that my friend outgrew and gave to me. it is a TEAM EDWARD t-shirt, goota love team edward, and the shirt doesn’t fit me so im gonna recycle it but instead im gonna cut the arms off first……

  16. I had an old beatles tshirt that hasnt fit me for years. so im glad i could finnaly use it.

  17. jennifer_yang007 says:

    Loved the idea! I was searching for a project that can be done by our mental patients this is perfect!

  18. neat! (and quite tidywhen making)

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