Upcycling Clothes: DIY Kids Clothes

10 Ways To Upcycle Kids Clothes

Looking for ideas on Upcycling Clothes to refashion your kids’ clothing into new styles? With kids growing up so fast you may want to save some money by upcycling their clothes. Make them look new by doing some cutting & sewing.

Here’s one super simple idea from Susan of BrightStar Kids

“What do you do when your kid grows too tall for their tracksuit pants? Cut them into shorts. No hemming required, super simple for anyone to do.”  :raised_hands:

Upcycling Clothes

We’ve found these cute and cool upcycling clothes ideas that not only save you money but create more wardrobe space too! 

1. Harem Shake

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Here’s one super easy tutorial on how to upcycle clothes. From an old tank top, make a new pair of harem pants for your little one! 

2. Tiers Of Joy

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The best way to upcycle old clothes is to make use of their old ones or even grab some of your old shirts and turn them into a shirt dress! No need to worry if they’re starting to outgrow the length of their shirts anymore. 

3. No Sweat!

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Want to make use of your older kids’ clothes like their sweaters for your toddler? Make these toddler pants out of them! It’s one way of making upcycled boys clothes for the little ones.

4. Flip It

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Got a little one who loves wearing skirts? Make DIY Upcycle clothes that are super easy and practical too with reversible skirts. 

5. Sleeping Beauty

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Upcycle old clothes into your kids’ cute nightgowns! Just use those extra shirts that you no longer wear and they’ll be great sleeping clothes for your kids. Easy to make and won’t cost you a cent!

6. Daddy’s Girl

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Choose to remake clothes from your husband’s old office shirts instead of buying new dresses for your little ones. It’s an easy DIY kids clothes project that will save you money and get more closet space that your husband will appreciate. 

7. Two in One

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So you’ve got a few more extra Dad long sleeve shirts? Maximize them by turning them into 2 separate pants! It’s always good to explore ways to upcycle clothes so you can make more out of the old clothes and extend their lifespan. 

8. Wave Got It

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Want to DIY kids clothes for summer? Refashion your old swimsuits and swim shorts so you can hand them down to your little ones with a little cutting and sewing. No need to buy new swimwear anymore!

9. Quirky Skirt

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What to do with the extra fabric that you have from all the other upcycling clothes projects? Gather the ones with the same color palette and make this super cute tutu skirt. It’s one of the clever ways to upcycle kids clothes and it’s almost zero waste too!

10. Cutting Edge

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Have your kids gotten taller and their denim pants just got shorter? Here’s a smart way to Upcycle Kids Clothes to make them fit. Turn them into stylish shorts by cutting them and sewing on cute printed fabric on the hem! 

Looking For More DIY Upcycling Clothes Projects?

Play dress up with your kids and make DIY Kids clothes with these Cute And Easy Halloween Costumes. Planning on doing some clothes decluttering? Check out our blog about Organizing Your Kids Items.

Want To Label Your Kids Clothes and Shoes?

Say goodbye to mix-ups! You’re going to love our range of cute clothing labels that you can personalize their clothing with! We’ve even got super cute shoe labels too! The best part? These are made for you in the USA and shipped super fast! You’re going to love them!