Its summer and we all want to buy new clothes and chase new trends to look good and fashionable but before you get rid of your old clothes, check out how to reuse them smartly and without spending much time or effort.
1) New cleaning tools
You can use your clothes as cleaning rags especially if they were really old and can’t be recycled in anyway. Cut your old cotton shirt to different rags and use them for heavy duty cleaning tasks. Make sure you cut the edges correctly to have the best results.
2) New Toys for your kids
It is easy to turn old clothes to either toys clothes or to toys themselves. You can for example use your baby’s old dress or shirt on their toys. It will give a feeling of having a new toy and your kid will be happy.
3) New clothes out of old ones
Use your old clothes to make patches that can be added to plain shirts or baby’s clothes or make some accessories such as gloves, headbands, hats or you can go a little bit wider by turning your Jeans to shorts or shirts to skirts using a scissor and a sewing machine.
4) New Accessories for your home
Do you know that you can make new curtains, a lamp shade, cushions covers or even a throw blanket out of old clothes. you just need to cut and sew fabrics together smartly and you can decorate a lot of places in your home.
5) New clothes for others
If you don’t have the time or you don’t think you are into crafts and such stuff, then simply give your old clothes away to charity. They will know what to do with them. Those are only some of the ways to reuse your old clothes, I’m sure there is a lot more to do. If you know a smart way to do so, please leave your comment and educate people out there.