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3 XL patterns to decorate with t-shirt yarn

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I love the crochet flower tablecloths (shown in the cover photo) because they protect the table well and are perfect for decorating. Depending on its size we can use them as cup holders or just give them a simply decorative use.

Today we’ll see 3 tutorials (step by step) to make these t-shirt yarn ornaments: crochet little flowers, a hanging pot holder for pots or flowers and a pretty woven crown, an idea to take into account for Christmas because crochet crowns can be decorated with different ornaments. Continue reading

Inspiration: models of recycled fabric carpets

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In our blog we have shared many techniques to make t-shirt yarn and recycled fabric carpets, but they’re all so beautiful that it’s hard to decide on one model or another so today we’ll see models of XL carpets to inspire us and choose the one we like the most. Continue reading

Video: crochet bracelets with fabric and thread

With this craftychica video tutorial we’ll learn how to make these crochet bracelets with recycled fabric and thread. A perfect project for those who like colorful and cheerful costume jewelery, with a detailed step by step, very easy to follow.

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T-shirt yarn Halloween projects

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Today we are going to share with you a crochet pumpkin woven with t-shirt yarn, crafts for children with recycled fabric and more projects to prepare in advance to enjoy Halloween with our children. We’ll see these ideas to make a special celebration and decorate the house so that the little ones have fun and spend an unforgettable night of “Trick or Treat”. Continue reading

Funny models of recycled fabric caps

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Today we’ll see several models of caps made with recycled fabric, some made with crochet and others made with the wrapped rope method (the technique with which fabric and rope baskets are made). They are all different hats, fun and original accessories made with recycled fabric. Continue reading

How to sew a perfect braid rug

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By combining different colors and making simple 3 strips braids we can create easy carpets with t-shirt yarn. The way to join the braids is to spirally sew them and if we do it neatly with a sewing machine or by hand we can achieve beautiful handmade carpets with a perfect finish. Continue reading

Step by step grid bag by Dedri Uys

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Dedri Uys has created these beautiful and colorful XL crochet handbags and very kindly shares the step by step to make them. It’s a very original design of a grid bag, decorated with a woven flower. Let’s see where to find the tutorial to follow the step by step and make our own recycled fabric bag. Continue reading

Original ideas to decorate with t-shirt yarn

ideas-trapilloThese quilts for candles -creation of hiphergebruik– are an excellent idea to decorate with t-shirt yarn or make a special handmade gift. We have seen that with fabric strips we can make many decorations for our house and today we’ll see original ideas to use t-shirt yarn to make ornaments, utilities and decorative complements.

Ideas to decorate with t-shirt yarn

This is a very ingenious idea that we found in koukutettu. The idea is to make chains or braids and then form words or messages that adhere on a panel. A special way to convey a warm message and at the same time decorate our house.

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If you want to find the best T-shirt yarn for your projects check out our virtual store

I’m sure the plant lovers have already made fabric pots with the models we have seen in T-shirt yarn flower pots.

But we can also make hanging pots with strips of fabric, like these models that share ajjan (the orange hanging pot) and designsponge (the pot holder for several sherds).

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T-shirtyarn.com is a web with a great variety of T-shirt yarn

For those who have a sewing machine at home, the next idea can be useful both to decorate shower curtains and to make it on other decorative fabrics, such as curtains.

All you have is to make a drawing on the fabric and then sewing the strips of fabric slightly gathered, forming a ruffled one. The result is very nice, and we can do it relatively easily. This is an idea of liveinternet to take into account to make an original decoration with fabric.

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Models of cushions woven with fabric

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These beautiful crocheted cushions, designed by kaunispienielama, are a sample of the beauties that we can create for our house using fabric instead of wool to weave. This is how we get soft cushions with a nice texture and elegant appearance for children, to decorate the room or to give warmth to the environments of our house. Continue reading