Category Archives: Recycling Ideas

Furniture made with recycled fabric

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This chair made with recycled T-shirt fabric is a sample of the modern and ecological furniture designs that are made through textile recycling. Reusing fabrics is a tendency of environmental friendly decoration that every day gains more adepts, because you can achieve furniture of great beauty without using new resources and contribute to minimize textile waste. Continue reading

How to make dolls using socks

How to make dolls using socks

Reusing socks is another way of textile recycling with which you can create an adorable project: make dolls to your kids. Using recycled socks you can create dolls with the form of cats, dogs, rabbits, penguins and a large list of other animals and characters. Continue reading

Macrame curtains with fabric strips

Macrame curtains with fabric strips

With T-shirt yarn you can make different types of curtains, because you can use any scheme with macrame knots to make a curtain with fabric strips. In this way you can make curtains to decorate windows, doors or separate the rooms in the house.

To make a T-shirt yarn curtain is very simple. Start cutting the strips and knot them in a pole, then, you continue making macrame knots to give form to the curtain. Continue reading

T-shirt yarn + recycled materials

T-shirt yarn_recycled materials

You can combine T-hirt yarn or recycled fabric with various kinds of recycled materials like wool, thread remnants and plastic bottles; because the main idea is to make ecological crafts to decorate our house and/or create functional objects to use in our daily life.

Today we are going to show you how to combine T-shirt yarn with recycled materials and some other ideas to add ecological materials to your textile designs. Continue reading

Creative ideas to recycle a sweater

Creative ideas to recycle a sweater

In textile recycling you not only recycle fabric, because you also can reuse yarn fabrics, wool sweaters and towels, among other things. With some techniques you can comb the wool to make felt; or just cut the yarn fabrics to make cushions, dolls, bags and any other objects you can imagine.

Just look out to these beautiful and innovating ideas that we have compiled to inspire you to recycle those old sweaters and other fabrics. Continue reading

40 Ideas for recycling jeans

40 Ideas for recycling jeans

If we think of recycling textiles, there is a perfect material for reuse: the denim or jeans, a durable fabric that has a fairly long life.

But what can you make with old jeans? Let us be inspired by these ideas, because there are fantastic creations you can make with this material. Continue reading