Tag Archives: t-shirt yarn

Art at home with recycled fabric

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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

How to make knitted vases

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Today we are going to show a beautiful, original, modern and perfect decoration for those who love flowers arrangements. Let’s make knitted vases with fabric to give warmth to your house or decorate recicled bottles to keep your flowers. It seems an ideal project for cold weather, and it truly is, in addition to achieving a delicate, beautiful and ecological utility for your home. Continue reading

Decorate a shirt with a heart of fabric strips

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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

How to make the “grain of corn” stitch

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Since we shared in our blog the work of Mielie many of you have asked us how to make the stitch called “grain of corn” with t-shirt yarn to make carpets, bags and other utilities or accessories. The original tutorial is a PDF so we are going to make a little introduction to it and then share the tutorial to make this beautiful and original stitch. Continue reading

Models of organizer baskets

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Today we are going to show you different models of t-shirt yarn baskets to which you can give different uses: such as a magazine rack, a toy organizer, to keep the clothes for washing, and so on.

These models of recycled fabric baskets are going to inspire you and will surely help you keep your house nice and organized. Continue reading

Fun decorations with recycled fabrics

2a4An outdoor wedding, a wild environment, flowers, candles, friends and a beautiful decoration with recycled fabrics and costume jewelry. It’s romantic, sweet and special, isn’t it? I loved this idea of using t-shirt yarn to decorate and today you’ll be inspired by images of different designs, as well as simple ornaments you can make for special occasions. Continue reading

Rugs made of fabric and wool

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This work by Ristirasti is a good idea to make a colorful rug with a single color fabric, joining the strips with multicolored wool, but you can do it in reverse, using several colors of fabric with black, white or colored wool. This is a nice idea to make rugs out of recycled fabric in a fun way, combining colors of wool and fabric. Continue reading

Eilentein’s pet nest

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This is a special project for all of you who have a kitten that -like all the kittens- likes to sleep curled up in a nest of cushions or blankets. These images of the nest for pets made by Eilentein has gone around the world, because it’s a beautiful creation in t-shirt yarn and you can see at first sight that this kitten feels in paradise. Continue reading

T-shirt yarn slippers

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In the main photo you can see a little girl very happy with her slippers. And it’s logical  because is there something more comfortable to use at home than soft and warm fabric slippers?… I think not. Recently on our blog we shared how to make flip flops and today we are going to dedicate this article to the recycled fabric slippers. Perfect to be at home, to keep warm on cold days or to make handmade slippers to give as a gift. Continue reading