Category Archives: Art with recycled fabric

Art at home with recycled fabric


Let your creativity suggest new ways to use recycled fabric into other elements or create art with fabric. On the cover you see a plate made with a disc wrapped with t-shirt yarn and this idea shows that not only handbags, rugs or fabrics can be made using strips of fabric. Let’s try then to express your ideas, have fun and make art at home with textile surpluses. Continue reading

Art in showcases and clothing by Emily Hiller

Art in showcases and clothing by Emily Hiller

Emily Hiller is a textile designer who lives in London and specializes in macrame work with non-traditional materials, such as ropes and recycled fabrics. This artist is the author of these models of art in shopwindows and a line of clothes called “sculptural clothing”, made in macrame with textile surpluses of original and modern design. Continue reading

T-shirt yarn garments on the catwalks


Fashion designers increasingly include strips of fabric woven in macrame or knots in garments with recycled fabric. Some models are even combined with everyday garments and others are just beautiful creations to enjoy. Today, you’ll see some fashion creations and designs that took a chance on the catwalks with apparel made with strips of recycled fabric. Continue reading

Crochet, art and ecology: coral reefs project

Crochet art and ecology coral reefs project

Margaret Wertheim, a math professional, combines geometry and crochet in order to make art and she -with her sister Christine- weaves coral reefs to create awareness about these wonders that are disappearing in the whole world. To recreate these forms with crochet, these sisters use mathematical and geometrical notions, they called it “hyperbolic crochet”. Continue reading

Andrea Brena’s T-shirt yarn furniture

Andrea Brena’s T-shirt yarn furniture

Andrea Brena is an Italian designer who creates recycled fabric furniture and accessories just weaving them with his arms. The technique Andrea has developed is really singular because he designs and creates chairs, rugs and another ornaments only using fabric strips.

Look out to these beautiful and stunning creations made by Andrea Berna. Continue reading

An amusement park in crochet XXL

An amusement park in crochet XXL

The dream of any child…and any mother, sister or grandmother who loves crochet. In this amusement park in crochet XXL children can have fun at will, while the mothers are very calm (because the kids are not at risk).

Let’s enjoy the happy faces of these children enjoying this super innovative idea, the amusement park in crochet XXL created by Toshiko Horiuchi Macadam, a very creative grandmother. Continue reading