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Cotton shirt into shop rags
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Too-small t-shirt into rags. Fun and quick BB to do!
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Used one of my husband's ratty old shirts to make rags.
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Two worn out shirts serve for this nest’s rag making.
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Cut some t shirts that I’ve been planning to fit into some day. They’re an adult small and I’m currently an adult XL. Even if I do fit a small again, they’re going to be taking up space between now and then and could be useful otherwise so here goes.
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I decided to use the shirt that I salvaged buttons from to make rags too. First time making my own rags. I followed the video: How to Cut a T-Shirt into Rags.

You will see in the last picture that I put a black dot on the inside of the shirt pieces, as the video said it is best to wipe with the inside.
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This made 14 rags!
This made 14 rags!
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Child was given a shirt with inappropriate graphics, but it was 100% cotton.  Now it's shop/painting rags.
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I bought this shirt from a charity shop during a heatwave last year and haven't worn it since. I decided to make it into rags to add some colour into my cleaning routine.
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All cut up and in a pile
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This old t-shirt was ready to be converted to rags.


The old t-shirt to be converted into rags.


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