All children love making crafts and adults enjoy seeing how they have fun, and we can teach them many things whether it’s using materials to recycle, working with their hands and enhancing their creativity and motor skills. Continue reading
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
Sewing the strips of fabric you can make a very nice textured piece to decorate and with it you can make several decorative projects for your house, like cushions. If you already have fabric cushions you can also decorate them. Today you’ll see several ideas to make cushions or decorate them using fabric and without any crochet involved.
Today we’ll show you a very creative way to decorate a girl’s shirt or dress using strips of fabric and a sewing machine. In Afamily’s tutorial you’ll learn how to do it and will be able to give your girls a nice and funny garment that they will adore, decorated with strips of fabric in graduated colors. Continue reading
When we say simple projects with t-shirt yarn we refer to the execution time, because when you make a rug, a blanket or a curtain you probably will spend several days (or months) weaving; but there are easy t-shirt yarn projects that you can make in a day like pompoms to decorate bottles, small ornaments or the creative ideas to renew the utilities of your home. Continue reading
Recycling denim is an excellent idea, because it always looks good, is modern and can be reformed in a thousand ways both to make decorations and to create utilities for home.
In my case I’ve chosen a fantastic idea to recycle several jeans that I have at home: I’m going to make a curtain with pockets for my daughter’s bedroom. It’s one of the most beautiful ideas I’ve seen and it’s very useful, because inside the pockets of the curtain you can store small objects that teenagers leave scattered everywhere. In addition to this, today you’ll see more ideas to recycle that beautiful and resistant fabric: denim. Continue reading
This model of pendant with clasps is undoubtedly an original idea for making jewelry with t-shirt yarn, but it’s not the only one, because with t-shirt yarn you can make modern accessories with great style that are very easy to reproduce. Today you’ll see inspiring ideas to create simple, original and very modern jewelry with t-shirt yarn. Continue reading
When thinking about using t-shirt yarn to make a gift to a baby the first thing that comes to mind is a rug, because it can be washed and the child can lie on a hygienic and soft surface to play or learn to crawl. But there are many more uses for the t-shirt yarn when you want to create for children, and today you’ll see some ideas that can be useful to weave with t-shirt yarn for babies. Continue reading
This amazing carpet with LED lights included is Hyrkäs Johanna’s design and is just one of the great ideas for decorating with illuminated fabric accessories. The light that the LED radiates through the fabric creates a fantastic, very warm and modern effect on the weave of the fabric (and other materials), becoming an innovative way to decorate your home. Continue reading
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