Introduction: Old T-Shirt Headband/Rags (T-Shirt Hacks Contest)
A good way to recycle old T-shirts and save some green!
Step 1: Get an Old T-shirt
Im not sure what kind of market there is out there for selling rags, but Im sure there is one, and Im also pretty sure that this is a cheaper way to get yourself a set of them.
I usually use old undershirts that have gotten stained or that have acquired holes in them, but you could use any old shirt.
Step 2: Make Your Rags
Get a pair of scissors or a knife or just use your hands to tear rag sized sections from your shirt. Rag size depends on what you intend to do with it I would guess.
This next part is pretty obvious and simple, but I took pictures anyway just so there wouldn't be any questions.
Step 3: Keep Rippin'
Make sure you use all of the shirt so you don't waste anything.
Make more rips across the middle of the shirt, on the sleeves, and around the neck.
Step 4: Eureka! It's Rags Galore!
Look at all the beautiful rags.
Step 5: Now Use Them!
My mom likes to use them for dusting around the house. I've found that they work especially well while cleaning my guns, polishing my shoes, cleaning my snowboard, and pretty much cleaning just about anything else you could think of.
Step 6: Wait! I Almost Forgot!
The coolest thing you can get out of your recycled t-shirt is the collar. I use mine as a radical headband for when I'm doing things that are EXTREME!!!!
Although I didn't realize it at the time I made my Instructable, I've found new life in it's ability to be entered into the contest! I feel that this bangin' headband still fits under the "but the result should still be wearable" clause of the rules found here.
We have a be nice policy.
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