30+ Repurposed Flannel Shirt Projects

30+ Repurposed Flannel Shirt Projects

After I made three different repurposed flannel shirt projects last year, one thing became abundantly clear: Y’all LOVE flannel shirt projects! And I’m right there with you, I love them, too (obviously)!

So, I decided to seek out other repurposed flannel shirt ideas to share with you as we dive deeper into the cooler months. Plaid is the official color of the season, is it not?

I love how versatile flannel is, despite that it has such an autumn & winter feel to it. But from home decor, to upcycling flannel shirts into other wearables, to cozy treats for pets, flannel shirts are just ideal for cozy crafting. And here’s a thrifting tip from me: Go flannel shirt shopping during the hottest months of the year! My thrift stores fill the clearance racks with flannels when the thermometer is bursting from the heat, so that’s when I do all my flannel shopping for projects!

I should say that I have at least one flannel project in mind for this year, so stay tuned for that! But first, some other fantastic ideas to spark your imagination…


30+ Flannel Shirt Upcycling Projects

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Are you mad for plaid yet? Or maybe your eyes are crossed- ha! Either way, I am most definitely under flannel’s spell once again this year…any guesses for my next project? I promise, I’ll share it soon! And if you’re interested in even more upcycled and repurposed autumn-themed project ideas, I hope you’ll check out my full collection here before you go!

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  1. Awesome roundup, Sarah. Pinned – thank you!

  2. What a wonderful array of projects! I turned my husbands worn out flannel shirts into Alzheimer Fidget Quilts.

  3. Awesome ideas! I love all of them — the bracelets, the wreath, the knapsack, the necklace, the tags, every one of them! I am honored to have the Plaid Ornaments from CraftsnCoffee.com included — thank you!

  4. And there she goes again – a treasure trove of ideas!! My cats would love that bed! Thanks for sharing on the Pleasures of the NW’s DIY party!

  5. Oh my goodness, so many great ideas! And it’s incredible how such a rustic fabric can look so elegant when used in some ways! 🙂 Lisa

  6. I never tire of plaid, keep them coming please!

  7. Mary-The Boondocks Blog says

    Sarah there are so many great ideas here. I’ll have to go looking for some more flannel shirts. Thanks for including my chair with a flannel seat.

  8. Thank you so much for the great round up of ideas and for the sweet gesture of including my quilt! I love your table runner and those mittens are super cozy and inspiring!

  9. Great collection of ideas. Think I like the plaid bangles the best! Visiting from Homemade and Handcrafted party.

  10. Hi sarah, love the collection of ideas !!
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  11. Just a few words cause I’ve got to go to the thrift store and look for flannel shirts! Great ideas, pinned and shared.

  12. Oh my goodness! What Fabulous ideas. I can’t decide which one to do first. I love them all! I am seriously going to do some! I don’t have a lot of shirts in my stash but I am going thrifting to look for some. I do have a stash of fabric though!
    Thanks for sharing this. I’d love for you to come over to The Fabulous Fall Party and link!
    It’s over here:
    Happy Fall!

  13. How fun! I love all of these flannel projects. I might have to make those Christmas ornaments this year!

  14. These are great ideas!! Thanks for sharing at TOHOT.

  15. Thank you for featuring my Flannel Ornament pillow!

  16. I love repurposing flannel shirts, esp into pillows. Thanks for so many great ideas for the rest of the shirts!! Lu

  17. Fantastic round up. Thank you for sharing at Vintage Charm.

  18. Sarah, I love these flannel projects!! Your table runner, the ornaments, and those stockings are a few of my favorites!!

  19. Hey Sarah! As always, I love your ideas. Thank you for linking this post up at the Funtastic Friday Link Party. It’s my feature tonight!

  20. Brilliant ideas I love upcycling sweaters but hadn’t thought of flannel shirts before. The tags and the lined mittens are my favourite.

  21. The flannel shirt is a classic look that will never, ever go out of style. These ideas are super cute and I especially love the Christmas ones. Plaid just seems to go with Christmas!

  22. These are all great ideas! I was going to say the table runner was my favorite, then I ran across the iPad cover, the ornaments, and the stockings. Love them all, and I love flannel!

  23. Mary-The Boondocks Blog says

    Sarah thanks for including my chair cover. Your projects are awesome sauce!!

  24. Thanks for including my pumpkins, Sarah!! Much appreciated 🙂 Hope you’re having a fab summer–

  25. These are so nice! I love to make some in flannel.


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