After years of school and community sports, your children have likely amassed quite a collection of jerseys, camp t-shirts, and tournament gear. As a sentimental mom, it is hard to just throw all those garments away. After a little research I have found five practical ways to turn your athlete’s sports shirts into keepsakes they will love!
The gold standard for saving sports shirts is to turn them into a sentimental t-shirt quilt like this one from Cheap Chic Home. You will feel a little less teary sending them away to college knowing they will be kept warm by this keepsake quilt.
Sweet Bee Buzzings turned baseball jerseys into one of a kind throw pillows. These would look great in your teen’s bedroom or your family’s TV room.
At Home With the Barkers to see how to turn jerseys made from stretch cotton into graphic wall art. These shirts aren’t specifically sports-related, but you could carry the idea over to any jersey t-shirt.
Cotton jerseys can be turned into handy tote bags that will help you cart your belonging to and from the big game. Check out this tutorial from One Good Thing By Jillee to learn how.
You can also search for an online artist who will turn your athlete’s jerseys into a memory bear. The Patchwork Bear is one such online store.