Craft · Re-use, Recycle, Re-purpose · Refashion

Refashion Life Hacks: Get The Most Out Of Your Clothing

It happens to us all, we open our wardrobes, pick out something to wear and think, oh dear, that’s not going to last much longer. Or that won’t fit soon! Or we even still have those items hanging around that have gotten a bit holey or too big / small but we can’t throw them away. We could still use them somehow, right?

Re-use, Recycle, Re-purpose · Refashion · Sewing

Refashion: Jeans to Handbag

In my last issue of Love Sewing (the best birthday present subscription ever) I found a tutorial for turning an old pair of jeans into a cool denim bag. What a great use for those worn out holey jeans that normally get thrown away! I have a growing pin collection (new obsession) and nowhere good enough…… Continue reading Refashion: Jeans to Handbag

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Refashion: Two Jumpers to Dress

I’ve been going through a phase of trawling charity shops for interesting pieces of clothing I think have got potential to be changed up a little bit into something that really works for me. This post is about one of those things, namely this wintery-patterned woolly jumper: Previously I’ve mentioned how I bought this jumper…… Continue reading Refashion: Two Jumpers to Dress

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Refashion: Jumper to Leg Warmers

I love a good pair of leg warmers, especially seeing as it’s still pretty cold around here. There’s just something about your feet and ankles being encased in extra woolly warmth that I appreciate, and I don’t have enough pairs by any means. So when I spotted this thick winter jumper in a local charity…… Continue reading Refashion: Jumper to Leg Warmers

Refashion · Tutorial

Tutorial: Old T-shirt To A Workout Tank Top

Today I’m going to share the details of one of my favourite life-hacks to get the last bit of life out of your shirts. I’m on a big clothing refashioning kick at the minute! I’ve already talked about what I do with old jeans pockets, now T-shirts! Every so often we all have those t-shirts…… Continue reading Tutorial: Old T-shirt To A Workout Tank Top

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Re-fashion: Jeans Pocket Bunting

Recently I’ve been playing with re-purposing and up-cycling old and worn clothes!

We’ve had a number of old and worn jeans being removed from our wardrobe lately and I’ve been harvesting as much as I can from them.