How to Upcycle a T-Shirt into Leggings

Learn how to upcycle an adult t-shirt into baby and toddler leggings. This is a quick sewing project and the perfect baby gift!

They are great for warmth in the winter and protection from the sun in the summer.

The baby leggings pair perfectly with  dresses and perfectly with tees. And they can be made in about half an  hour or less when you reuse the hems of an adult tee shirt!


– Adult tee – Sewing tools – Leggings pattern – Sewing machine


Draw the hem allowance onto the leggings pattern piece. Line up the drawn line with the hem of the t-shirt.


Cut out the pattern piece. You will cut out two patterns pieces that  are mirrored since the t-shirt will be laying flat with the wrong sides  of the fabric together.


Sew the leggings as the sewing pattern directs.

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