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Step-by-step on how to use old fabric and create your own design.
Old clothes and fabrics are perfect for making patchwork items and accessories for the home.
If you're looking for a way to bring in some extra cash each month, here's a way to make use
of what normally gets thrown away. If you're sewing skills are not quite up the advanced
level, you could still make colourful piece of fabric.
The fashion industry is one of the most polluting and socially challenged industries”, says
Wendy Schultz, Textiles and Fashion lecturer. According to global research cotton production
alone is the second most polluting crop after corn, and the industry has long outsourced
production to low wage countries, exploiting low levels of regulation. There is an untold
amount of textile waste created in the production of fashion, and this Upcycle project is
aimed to create a difference by showing how these small off-cuts can be transformed into
something of much greater value than its parts: up-cycling at its best.
For any questions contact: Winnie
Read more: Upcycled Fabric Painted Scraps Project