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!
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!
Make a Kid’s Art Portfolio out of leftover fabric scraps. Cute DIY Homemade Gift Idea that you can sew in an afternoon!
Sew a cute fabric baby book using your leftover scrap fabrics. Teach baby about colours and textures with this sweet homemade gift idea!
Easy method to make clothes labels out of old pillowcases and sheets! Use Handmade Fabric Sewing Labels on gifts and crafts to sell. Guest Post by Catherine Wainwright of Buttons for Beans.
This project was all about making a quick and easy kid’s wall hanging for my son’s room. Needless to say he loves buses – like most kids – so this was my inexpensive way of giving him some lovely bus art! If you’ve read any of my other blog posts you might have guessed already …
When I reuse old jeans I like to upcycle every part of them for a different project. This tutorial is all about using the thick seams from a pair of old jeans to make a braided denim dog toy. Specifically this is a tutorial for making a doggy tug toy – the kind where you …
The best way to cut up old jeans to reuse them in sewing, quilting and upcycling projects. Video Tutorial with Printable Instructions.
24 gorgeous ideas for how to upcycle your wedding dress after the wedding. Repurpose your wedding gown as a keepsake to cherish forever.