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Yarn heart box


If you want to use yarn to create an original work of art you can’t miss the following tutorial, as we’ll see how to make a heart frame out of yarn, which you can then use to decorate your home or to give as gifts. It’s a simple technique that you can later adapt to create decorations with other figures. Continue reading


How to decorate a lampshade with t-shirt yarn


If you have a regular lampshade to which you want to give a new appearance, you can decorate it with t-shirtyarn. It’s very easy to make a mosaic with t-shirt yarn to give an original touch of color to any lampshade and thus create a personalized lamp. Continue reading


Patchwork: recycled fabric tablecloth


An original and beautiful way to use recycled fabric is to join various textures and colors to create a new object. In today’s post we are going to share with you how to make a recycled fabric tablecloth in which we join scraps of jean and cotton fabric in order to achieve a functional and decorative object with lots of color. Continue reading


Decorate furniture with t-shirt yarn


With t-shirt yarn we can not only create small decorative and functional projects but we can also use it to restore and give a new life to larger pieces of furniture, you just need a little bit of imagination and apply some of the t-shirt yarn techniques that we’ve already shared with you. Continue reading


Decorate a photo frame with t-shirt yarn and buttons


In T-Shirt Yarn Blog we’ve already given you several ideas to decorate frames with recycled fabric. And we know that if you combine t-shirt yarn with other materials you can achieve a beautiful and original result. If you want to use those small strips of recycled fabric to decorate, check out this post and learn how to decorate a picture frame with t-shirt yarn and buttons. Continue reading


Yo-yo decorated cushions


I declare myself a fan of fabric yo-yos as they are a great resource to use the fabric leftovers and also are useful to make an innumerable amount of projects. Today we’ll see cushions decorated with yo-yo, to inspire you to join this trend.

Yo-yo cushions

If you still don’t know how to make recycled fabric yo-yos I recommend that you first practice making some before embarking on any project that includes them. While they are easy to make, it takes some practice to get them as symmetrical as possible which is necessary if you want to use multiple yo-yos. You can see some examples in Ideas for using yo-yos and How to make a yo-yo tablecloth from recycled fabric.

To decorate a cushion with a fabric yo-yo, the first thing you should think about is the design.

From there, choose the most suitable fabric (texture and color) to complement the cushion and then glue or sew the yo-yos to the cushion fabric.

As you can see there are different ways in which you can decorate a cushion with yo-yo, here we have some models:



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You can cover part of the cushion with the yo-yos in simple shapes like lines, rows, or circles.

Similarly, you can choose to cover the cushion completely with yo-yos. Try combining various sizes for a different visual effect!





To achieve a cushion with an original look, go ahead and create designs that include fabric yo-yos either covering the entire cushion or using the yo-yos as a small decorative touch.

What do you think of this idea? Would you decorate the cushions in your house with fabric yo-yos?

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How to make placemats with recycled fabric yo-yos


By now surely you’ve already practiced how to make recycled fabric yo-yos and that is why we are going to share some projects for you to make. Today we’ll tell you how to create these charming placemats for the dining room or kitchen table using only yo-yos. This is a great project to use scraps of fabric or upcycle clothes you no longer wear. Continue reading


Recycling: idea to renew a t-shirt


Renovate garments is ideal to give a new life to those pieces that you no longer use and at the same time recycle fabric, because using only scraps and strips of fabric you can transform any type of clothing. Today we are going to share a great idea to renew a t-shirt so easily that you probably will redecorate more than one of your clothes. Continue reading