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!
Tutorials to help you upcycle your old clothes.
Modify and update your old clothes & shoes to reuse them and make them wearable again or give them a whole new use as something else!
Turn old clothes into rag rugs, bags, gift wrapping, wall art and more…or just revamp them into something you would want to wear again!
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If you are just starting your upcycling journey check out this post – What is upcycling & What can you upcycle?
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 …
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.
24 gorgeous ideas for how to upcycle your wedding dress after the wedding. Repurpose your wedding gown as a keepsake to cherish forever.
How to repair a favourite pair of kid’s jeans with visible mending using reverse applique patches, running stitch and bright bias binding!
This tutorial is all about how to make your own applique embellishment out of scrap fabric and then how to applique on a t-shirt. A fun clothing upcycle project!
How to make a DIY kid’s apron from a man’s button down shirt. Use Dad’s old shirt to make a cute apron for play or to learn baking. Fun clothing upcycle!
How to make a DIY style Macrame Wall Hanging out of upcycled men’s shirts! Part of my challenge to upcycle the whole of two men’s shirts this is an easy and cheap home decor idea for a boho look on a budget.
9 different methods for making a rag rug from your scrap fabric. Includes braided t-shirt rugs, crocheted rugs, no sew rag rugs, rugs from old towels & rugs made from fabric twine.
How to make a DIY Rag Rug from old sweaters and old kid’s play-mats! A different kind of no sew rag rug. Upcycle your old clothes and refresh your decor!
DIY Wedding Ideas to create your dream wedding on a budget through upcycling, repurposing and reuse! Tutorials & suppliers all linked to! Includes, wedding venue and table decorations, bridal jewellery and headpieces, wedding dresses and even an upcycled cake!