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10 Great Ways To Upcycle Baby Clothes

Throwing something out? Think again! And make sure to check out Luvs' new diaper technology for your tot!

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1. Cover up stains on clothes with a fun patch!

It's also just a great way just to spiff up old clothes.

2. Or sew a tutu on a cute top!

tannaz / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: tannazie

Voila! Perfect playtime dress.

3. Add a pom-pom or flower to renew booties.

This works especially well for knit booties, but any kind of fabric will allow you to sew on whatever you like!

4. Make a bib out of old fabric that you like!

Shrie Bradford Spangler / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: lo_and_behold

Super easy and practical!

5. Try a simple embroidery.

You don't need to be a skilled seamstress for this! Outline whatever shape you want in fabric chalk and just follow the lines with thicker than usual thread.

6. Add ruffles to a shirt or onesie!

Maegan Tintari / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: lovemaegan
Maegan Tintari / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: lovemaegan

You can buy fringe or ruffles at a craft store!

7. Make a cute pillowcase into a dress!

Here is a great how-to. (Trust us, it's easy.)
lisaclarke / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: polkadotcreations

Here is a great how-to. (Trust us, it's easy.)

8. Make mittens out of their favorite blanket or T-shirt.

For children who are six months or younger, you don't even need to worry about adding a thumb to the mittens.
David J Laporte / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: footloosiety

For children who are six months or younger, you don't even need to worry about adding a thumb to the mittens.

9. Sew eyes, a mouth, and ears onto a hat!

Too cute! You can even just buy googly eyes from the craft store for a fun touch.
devinf / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: devinf

Too cute! You can even just buy googly eyes from the craft store for a fun touch.

10. And if all else fails, make a baby-clothes memory quilt.

Harmony / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: fonticulus

Don't fret! You can always find a new use for your child's favorite shirt by using it in a memory quilt.