Got a bunch of old towels that you don’t want to throw away, but are also too old to use? Then maybe the following ideas were made just for you! Take a look.
1. Bath Pouf
Follow this tutorial and make a fancy bath pouf out of your old towels.
See here how you can make potholders out of old towels. Isn’t it genius?
3. Insulated Casserole Carrier
Make your own custom casserole caddy by repurposing old towels. See the tutorial here.
4. Dog Towels
Keep some of your old towels and use them as dog towels if you have one. Our pets need a bath every so often too!
5. Donate To Shelters
Alternatively, you can donate some of your towels to animal shelters. There, too, animals need to be washed.
6. Replace Baby Wipes
Cut old towels into smaller pieces and use them as a substitute for baby wipes. Sounds like a good idea.
7. Clean Up Water Leak
Always have some old towels on hand just in case there’s some water leak in your garage or laundry room. Alternatively, you can give them away to any plumbers you know- they will appreciate them.
8. Reusable Pads
Make reusable make-up remover pads by following the detailed instructions here.
9. Replace Paper Towels
Use old towels to replace cleaning paper towels. This way you do your share to help the environment.
10. Ironing Board Padding
Use some old towels as padding to make ironing board covers. Here are the detailed instructions.
11. Orthopedic Dog Crate
Why not repurpose some of your old towels to make an orthopedic dog crate for man’s best friend? See here how to do it.
12. Door Snake
With a few cuts and stitches, you can make your own door snake at home. Find the tutorial here.
13. Car Seat Covers
See here how you can repurpose old towels and turn them into practical car seat covers.
14. Soap Pouch
Follow this tutorial to make soap pouches out of old towels. They’re so easy to make and so useful.
15. Bath Mat
Make your own bath mat out of recycled towels. You can find a detailed video tutorial here.
16. No-Sew Rag Rug
In this video you will learn how to make a “jazzy looking” rug out of old towels.
17. Handmade Bib
Make a handmade bib for your little one using an old towel. See here how to do it.
18. Cat Hammock
If you want to entertain your little furry friend, you can make a hammock out of old towels for them. How? Find out here.
Turn your old towel into a swimsuit cover up. Find all the details here.
20. Eco-friendly Towels
Replace paper towels with “unpaper towels”, which you can make at home upcycling your old towels. Here are the full instructions.
21. Towel Slippers
Repurpose old flip-flops and an old bath towel to make spa slippers. See how to do it here.
22. Produce Bags
Since we’ve been trying to make more eco-friendly choices lately, the idea of making our own produce bags out of old towels doesn’t sound like a bad idea at all.
With just a handful of materials you can make your own bathrobe out of towels. Find all the details here.
24. Towel Wrap
Make your own personalized towel wrap out of old bath towels. You’ll have everyone asking where you bought it from. See the tutorial here.
Turn your old towels into brand new washcloths with this easy DIY project.
26. Dog Toy
Make a dog toy out of your old towels in a few simple steps. See the instructions here.
27. Baby Toy
How about transforming the towels into super cute baby toys? See how to make them here.
If you’re a little more crafty, you can try making these cute elephants out of towels. Here’s how.
29. Beach Blanket
Use old towels to make beautiful and unique beach towels that noone else has. See how to do it here.
Another cute way to use old towels is to make washcloth puppets. Find out here how to make them.
31. Kitchen Towel
Make kitchen towels out of old bath towels by following these detailed instructions.
32. Hooded Towel Poncho
Follow this detailed tutorial to make impressive hooded ponchos. Doesn’t it look great?
33. Swiffer Cover
This simple sewing pattern will help you make swiffer covers. Why not try it out?
34. Sunbathing Towel
This cute sunbathing towel/bag is a little more challenging to make yet so satisfying once it’s put together. It’s worth a try.
35. Beach Bag
For this project you need basic sewing skills, an old towel and a fabric belt- it will all soon be transformed into a cute beach bag!
36. Picnic Blanket
Upcycle your old bath towel and turn it into a unique and fancy picnic blanket! Enjoy!
37. Knee Pads
Use old bath towels as knee pads for cleaning the house or gardening- super useful!
38. Recycled Mop Head
See here how to make a mop head out of old bath towels. It’s super simple and easy to do.
This requires some skill, but the result is really satisfying. If you want to give it a try, here are the details.
40. Terry-Cloth Caddy
Upcycle your old bath towel and turn it into a cute hanging organizer. Here‘s how to do it.