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Make coasters with t-shirt yarn and a rack


With this procedure you can make these beautiful coasters using fabric strips, a rack, a wooden stick and a large eye needle. Craftpassion shares this technique with a fantastic tutorial. It’s a very useful step by step with a beautiful result, ideal for making decorative utilities for the home. Continue reading

Decorate hangers with t-shirt yarn and macrame


Today we’ll show you a pretty, practical and quite simple idea to make, because using different knots of macrame you can decorate hangers with t-shirt yarn or recycled fabric. The idea is to bring color and style to metal or plastic hangers so you can modernize the wardrobe with these decorated clothes hangers. Continue reading

Art recycled: T-shirt yarn animals

Art recycled Tshirt yarn animals

You can line plastic animals (or animals made of other materials) with T-shirt yarn to create artistic pieces and decorate your home. This is an original and modern idea which you can make variations in to make ornaments for home or to use in a showcase. Oliveandcocoa shares this tutorial to teach us how to make T-shirt yarn animals in an artistic way. 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

How to make a T-shirt yarn flower easily

How to make a T-shirt yarn flower easily

With T-shirt yarn you can make beautiful flowers in an easy way, like the gray flower with the butterfly button in the cover photo. One technique includes a loom, but today we are going to show you how to make T-shirt yarn flowers using fabric strips, a button and glue. Continue reading

Ideas for T-shirt yarn Christmas decoration

Ideas for T-shirt yarn Christmas decoration

Christmas is here and sure enough you want to decorate your house for this holiday, that’s why we are going to share with you some beautiful and modern ideas to make Christmas decoration using T-shirt yarn. With recycled fabric you can make a garland, decorations for the tree, a Christmas messages board, wreaths and other crafts to make your home look nice and warm for the holidays. Continue reading

5 cute recycled fabric decorations

5 cute recycled fabric decorations

T-shirt yarn is the new preferred material for artisans to make beautiful and unique creations, above all decorations for home, that’s why we can see a lot of different work with recycled fabric every day.

Today we are going to share some T-shirt yarn decorations to get inspired. I am pretty sure that this will help you create your own designs with recycled fabric. Continue reading

Braid of 5 strips

Braid of 5 strips

With fabric strips you can make beautiful braids of 3 and 4 strips, but if you want to make a statement you should try to make a braid with 5 strips of fabric; for example, you can use a large braid of 5 strips as a belt for a photo camera, and this idea was made by spoolandspoonblog that bring us an easy tutorial to make this braid.

This kind of braids can have multiple uses, for example: diadems, bracelets, necklaces and other accessories. Continue reading