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How to turn a t-shirt into a necklace


Recycled fabric gives you infinite possibilities to create a wide variety of accessories, thus, along with having new pieces you can recycle the clothes you no longer use and give them new life. Today we’ll see how to transform a t-shirt into a necklace, which will surely be the center of attention. Continue reading


Simple recycled fabric scarf


If you have t-shirt yarn or a cotton t-shirt that you don’t use, you already have the materials to make a simple scarf. The model that we share with you today is very easy to make and you can have an original scarf by following a few steps. 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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T-shirt yarn earrings models


Don’t know what to do with the leftover fabric scraps? When we work with this material it’s very common at the end to have small pieces that we don’t know how to include in other projects and that’s why on many occasions we discard them. But it’s time to start using those leftovers and that’s why today we’re going to show you some models of t-shirt yarn earrings. Continue reading


How to decorate a t-shirt easily


You can add an original touch to any cotton t-shirt by altering the very shape of it and even better if you can do the project quickly. That’s why today we are going to teach you how to decorate a t-shirt easily, so that you can demonstrate your manual skills and at the same time give your t-shirts a new life. Continue reading


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


Dyeing effects for fabric


One of the benefits of using fabric for crafting is that you can change its appearance just by dyeing it, then you can use this modified piece in any of your projects. To give your work with recycled fabric a little bit of variety, today we’re going to show you some dyeing effects that you can apply to your fabrics. Continue reading