10 Fun Ways to Upcycle Baby Clothes


Wondering how to make stuff with things that can be repurposed like baby clothes?  Here are things to do with baby clothes like doll clothes, headbands, memory quilt, ball caps, activity book and even how to frame them!  You’re going to be blown away with these ways to upcycle baby clothes.  {squeal} 

Fun Ways to Upcycle Baby Clothes

We’ve taken away all the guess work on how to upcycle baby clothes with these incredible tutorials. For even more ways to upcycle Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 40 Recycling ideas.  You can always search there if you’’re looking for more tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

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Upcycled Baby Clothes

Upcycled Baby Headbands

1.  Upcycled Baby Headbands ~ This headband is adorable, perfect for baby to toddler aged girly girls! Learn how to create this cute hair accessory with this great tutorial using old baby clothes. 

Salvaged Onesie Ballerina Outfit

2.  Salvaged Onesie Ballerina Outfit ~ Here is an easy project that will yield adorable results! All you need is a onesie and the trim of your choice! Take your sewing machine and zig zag your way to a cute onesie! Perfect for a baby gift or to keep for your own bundle of joy!  Also a great way to hide stains on an old onesie.

Turn a Dress into a Bubble Romper

3.  Turn a Dress into a Bubble Romper ~ I love baby rompers. They are easy to put on, they snap open quickly for an easy diaper change, plus they look cute AND are comfy for baby – which can be hard to find. So, if your little girl has a plethora of dresses this tutorial will show you how to turn it into a bubble romper.

Things To Make With Old Baby Clothes

DIY Doll Skirt

4.  DIY Doll Skirt  ~ This American Girl doll skirt is simple and cute! Perfect for even the beginner sewer. A great way to save a few bucks by upcycling old baby clothes. 

DIY Keepsake Ornament

5.  DIY Keepsake Ornament ~ Not ready to part with some of your babies clothing?  You can make Christmas ornaments out of them.  Makes the perfect keepsake ornament that you can put up year after year.  

Upcycled Baby Clothing Creatures

6.  Upcycled Baby Clothing Creatures ~ How clever are these stuffed creatures?! All you’ll need to make them is old baby clothing and your sewing machine. Super easy and your little one will love to play with them!

DIY Knit Caps

7.  DIY Knit Caps ~ Upcycled onesies were transformed into these cool ball caps.  Soft and cozy for your little one’s head.

Rag Quilt

8.  Upcycled Rag Quilt ~ A darling quilt that comes together quickly using basic sewing stitches and old baby clothing. 

Activity Book {upcycle}

9.  Activity Book {upcycle} ~ Keep children occupied with this simple quiet book family craft using babies old clothing.  A quiet book is a book filled with activities to spark children’s imaginations that they can do over and over. Quiet books are a perfect tool to keep children busy during long car rides, meetings and even church.

Framed Baby Clothes

10.  Framed Baby Clothes ~ Learn how to frame cherished baby clothes to hang and display in your home.



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