In this craft-tastic Wild Card episode, Bri loves and celebrates (to bits and pieces, in some cases) the Lutheran cultural phenomenon that is the Thrivent “Live Generously” T-shirt.
These “buttery-soft” T-shirts, which typically arrive in bulk with a Thrivent Action Teams Grant, are famously comfortable. They are also notoriously abundant—an unsurprising reality given the number of service projects the average Lutheran family participates in each year.
For all those Lutheran ladies tempted to “Marie-Kondo” their old or extra “Live Generously” T-shirts, Bri here offers ten ways to upcycle them for sustainable (re)use in in both home and wardrobe.
Click for illustrated instructions on any of the crafts mentioned in this episode:
- T-shirt infinity scarf, a la Bri
- T-shirt rugs
- T-shirt potholders and placemats
- T-shirt braid tug o’ war dog toys
- T-shirt throw pillow covers
- T-shirt floral wreath
- T-shirt pom-poms as hanging decorations or Christmas ornaments
- Ruffle-skirt t-shirt dress
- Reusable t-shirt bag
To learn more about Thrivent Action Team Grants and how Thrivent members at your church can apply, click here.
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The Lutheran Ladies Lounge is the podcast produced by KFUO Radio and hosted by Sarah Gulseth, Erin Alter, Rachel Bomberger, and Bri Gerzevske. Created for Lutheran ladies to have a place to escape to with inviting conversations, laughter, and fellowship with Lutheran sisters, we invite all of you Lutheran ladies to join Sarah, Erin, Rachel, and Bri on the sofa in the Lutheran Ladies Lounge to sit, rest your feet, and stay a while. If you’re a Lutheran lady, join us in our Facebook group: facebook.com/groups/LutheranLadiesLounge.