Sometimes old clothing isn’t fit for donation to a thrift store. But there are other ways to donate & lots of upcycling & reuse ideas too!
Ideas & Tutorials for upcycling and repurposing fabrics.
Use scrap fabric leftover from your sewing projects to make more than you ever thought you could – from quilts to bags and gifts.
Repurpose old clothing and jeans to give them new life or turn them into something completely different!
There are loads of fabrics you can ‘reclaim’ from a previous life and make something fabulous with!
Are you looking to move away from the fast fashion disposable clothing culture? Or do you just need to save money by not spending as much on new clothes all the time? We have some great ideas for how to upcycle clothes and give them a new life. You don’t even need a sewing machine …
Learn how to make fabric yardage from your funny shaped scraps and offcuts. Make use of that pile of oddly cut ends you get left with after a big sewing project!
I made my first three charity quilts! The charity I donated to wanted fleece backed quilts so these are my tips for using fleece to back your quilts!
I made quite a few of these Softie Fabric Owls for the little kids on my Christmas list last year. They are easy to make and a great sewing project for beginners so I thought I’d do a tutorial and includes the free template for cutting the pieces out (see below to get yours!) NOTE: …
One way I like to cut down on my growing scrap fabric pile is by making mini scrappy quilt blocks. At the end of an evening, when I’m too tired to work properly on whatever my main sewing project is, I make a couple of scrap fabric improv quilt squares to wind down. These are …
Learn how to make a cushion cover from an orphan block (leftover quilt block!). Includes 2 easy zipper hacks for sewing zippers straight!
Use up your stash by making this easy disappearing nine patch quilt with scrappy sashing, backing & binding!
How to make a quick denim quilt from your old jeans and some leftover jelly roll strips. A fun improv quilt you can really make your own!
Want to make some cute scrap fabric bookmarks out of the trimmings from your other sewing proejcts? If you are like me and you love using every last piece of your scrap fabric to transform it into something awesome, you probably hate, hate, hate feeling like you have to throw out those teeny tiny trimmings …
Sewing Room Organization Before and After Makeover! No spend transformation using upcycled and repurposed storage solutions. Includes a video tour!