30 Best DIY Upcycle Ways to Repurpose Flannel Shirts

Flannel shirts are really popular because they’re comfy and fit well as an overthrow for almost any outfit. However, when you have too many or they’re getting older, you might consider repurposing them for other things.

You can also find really cheap flannel shirts at your local Goodwill or Salvation Army to undertake these DIYs.

Learn how to DIY and repurpose flannel shirts so they can serve a new purpose that’s totally useful or decorative.

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DIY Reusable Hand Warmers from Flannel Shirts

Keep your hands nice and cozy with these flannel shirt reusable hand warmers that are just too cute.

Anything flannel is trendy so make these and be sure to make extra as stocking stuffers for the holidays!

Get the tutorial here.

Embroidery Hoop Upcycled Wreath Made with Old Flannel Shirts

What better way to celebrate the upcoming holidays than with these cozy flannel wreath?

You’re going to need an 7 inch embroidery hoop and fabric for the middle. Patti uses burlap fabric for the middle and it looks great! So country chic.

Flannel Quilt

How gorgeous is this flannel quilt? This quilt will definitely keep you warm throughout the winter.

You’re going to need 9-11 flannel shirts, get them here for a great price.

Get the tutorial here.

DIY Flannel Shirt Infinity Scarf

This flannel shirt infinity scarf is so cute and so easy to make.

You’re going to need 2 yards of flannel fabric to make this infinity scarf. Remember to wash your fabric because it does shrink!

Get the tutorial here.

Flannel Shirt Coffee Cozy

You’re going to love this coffee cozy made with a flannel shirt. It’ll keep your hands warm but not burning from the hot coffee.

Get the tutorial here.

Plaid Christmas Wreath from Recycled Flannel Shirts

Make this festive wreath in no time at all with this easy tutorial from Sadie Seasongoods.

Try thrifting a straw wreath to make this DIY even more affordable!

Get the tutorial here.

DIY Pet Bed from a Flannel Shirt

DIY a fabulous flannel shirt bed for your fur baby in no time at all with this quick tutorial.

It’s just perfect for your dog or cat and it fits in so well with any decor.

Get the tutorial here.

DIY Flannel Elbow Patches

Transform your regular sweaters into something truly special by adding flannel elbow patches in the shape of a heart!

You’re going to want to wear this exquisite sweater all the time.

Get the tutorial here.

Easy DIY Pumpkins with Old Flannel Shirts

You’re going to love repurposing your Halloween pumpkins and flannel shirts with this simple tutorial.

Decorate the house or porch with these gorgeous DIY flannel pumpkins for the fall and wintertime.

Get the tutorial here.

Related: 22 Best DIY Painted No Carve Disney Halloween Pumpkin Ideas

DIY Flannel Coasters

Everyone’s going to want a pack of these DIY flannel coasters that make a great handmade gift for Christmas.

Get the tutorial here.

DIY Flannel Pet Coat

Winter is coming and you’re pet is going to highly cozy appreciate this handmade coat made from a flannel shirt.

Get the tutorial here.

Flannel Fabric Covered Books

These flannel will keep your books warm all winter long.

Get the tutorial here.

Upcycled Flannel Shirt Drink Bottle Cozy

Keep your hands warm all winter long with this upcycled flannel shirt drink bottle cozy.

Get the tutorial here.

Flannel Shirt Lined Trunk

Turn a basic trunk chic as you line it with a flannel shirt.

Get the tutorial here.

Upcycled Flannel Shirt Backpack

Are you all about being fashionable when you go out?

Make this DIY flannel shirt backpack that nobody else will be wearing. Now that’s a statement!

Get the tutorial here.

Flannel Shirt Tote

If you no longer have a use for your flannel shirt, turn it into something resourceful with this beautiful plaid tote.

The pockets are totally functional so you can organize and store more.

Get the tutorial here.

Flannel Shirt to Pillow Cover

Decorate your home in plaid this winter with this easy to follow flannel shirt to pillow cover tutorial.

Get the tutorial here.

Flannel Draft Stopper

Stop the draft with this chic DIY flannel stopper.

Get the tutorial here.

Flannel Trees

Decorate your home with something super cool.

These trees are made from old flannel shirts and can be reused every year for Christmas decorations.

Get the tutorial here.

Flannel Upcycled Skirt

Plaid is in all year round.

Don this skirt in the spring or add leggings and house a Christmas party with them!

Get the tutorial here.

Cold Shoulder Flannel Shirt Upcycled Project

Bored of your flannel? Upcycle it into something more fashionable with this 1 hour tutorial.

Yes, that’s it! 1 hour!

Get the tutorial here.

Flannel Scrap Ornaments

I love sustainable crafts and this one is just that.

Make these flannel scrap ornaments for your tree this year.

Get the tutorial here.

Mason Jar Flannel Candle Wrap

Make things a little more festive around Christmas with this flannel candle wrap that’s so easy to make.

Get the tutorial here.

Flannel Bow Ornament Decoration

Ramp up Christmas decorations with bright red flannel bows.

You can even string them together to make a simple festive banner.

Get the tutorial here.

Plaid Paint Cans

Paint cans are perfect storage for craft material.

Turn them into something special by wrapping flannel around them for a cozy look.

Get the tutorial here.

DIY Stockings Made From Old Flannel Shirts (No Sew)

To keep on with the sustainable crafts, this one is a surefire winner.

Plus, it’s a no sew project!

Get the tutorial here.

DIY Flannel Shirt into Band Shirt

Got a favorite band? Announce it on your favorite flannel shirt for an upcycle project that you’re going to love to wear all year round.

Get the tutorial here.

Upcycled Vintage Canteen with a Flannel Shirt

Have a canteen that needs some aesthetic work? Try using a flannel shirt!

You can honestly do this with anything around the house. Just coat it in flannel and modge podge!

Get the tutorial here.

Flannel Bracelets

I am a huge fan of jewelry as I’ve discussed in 10 Things You Have to Buy at World Market.

This upcycled DIY flannel bracelet would make the perfect pairing to any holiday dinner or party. It also serves as a great gift for the holidays.

Get the tutorial here.

Flannel Seat Cover

Keep your chair cozy and soft with this innovative flannel seat cover tutorial.

Get the tutorial here.


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