Crafting from Recycled Materials

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A collection of handy links, tutorials, instructions, ideas, and inspiration for crafting from/with recycled and repurposed materials.

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Sustainable Sewing and Home Textile Waste - Green in Real Life

Sustainable sewing and reducing home sewing textile waste. How to be a more eco-conscious sewist or crafter (but still have fun!) and lower household waste.

How to sew a patchwork t-shirt quilt. Give your old t-shirts a new life by recycling them into a cosy DIY comforter, blanket, or (in our case) pet bed. Crafts From Recycled Materials, Recycled T Shirts, Old T Shirts, Patchwork Cushion, Green Quilt, Cushion Inserts, Homemade Toys, Animal Projects, Shirt Quilt

How to Make a Patchwork Recycled T-Shirt Quilt - Green in Real Life

How to sew a patchwork t-shirt quilt. Give your old t-shirts a new life by recycling them into a cosy DIY comforter, blanket, or (in our case) pet bed.

Vintage handkerchiefs are easy to upcycle into boho bracelets or vintage inspired jewelry with this easy tutorial, especially if they're damaged or flawed! Fabric Bracelets, Fabric Jewelry, Boho Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry, Handmade Jewelry, Leather Bracelets, Country Jewelry, Cowgirl Jewelry, Paper Jewelry

Braided Bracelets and Boho Jewelry from Vintage Handkerchiefs

Vintage handkerchiefs are easy to upcycle into boho bracelets or vintage inspired jewelry with this easy tutorial, especially if they're damaged or flawed!

Old dress shirt cuffs recycled into DIY dog bow ties (and button placket collar bands). Doggone dapper indeed! Diy Dog Collar, Cat Collars, Diy Dog Toys, Dog Bows, Dog Bow Ties, Cat Bow Tie, Dog Clothes Patterns, Dog Crafts, Dog Pattern

Recycled French Cuff DIY Dog Bow Ties

Old dress shirt cuffs recycled into DIY dog bow ties (and button placket collar bands). Doggone dapper indeed!

Toby with his handmade dog toy. Made from upcycled old jeans complete with squeakers for the coolest dog toys on the block. - Crafts To Love Diy Dog Toys, Best Dog Toys, Best Dogs, Cat Dog, Love Dogs, Dog Crafts, Diy Stuffed Animals, Training Your Dog, Sewing Toys

How To Make The Cutest Handmade Dog Toys

How to make the coolest handmade dog toys on the block using an old pair of jeans. These toys have squeakers too!

How to Make Boho Inspired Jean Cutoff Shorts – Como fazer shorts de corte Jean inspirados na Boho Ripped Jeggings, Ripped Skinny Jeans, Diy Clothing, Sewing Clothes, Clothing Stores, Diy Kleidung, Diy Mode, Bohemian Mode, Trendy Swimwear

Blog — Blue Corduroy

Blue Corduroy is a small business that sells handmade sun hats and other accessories. Homeschool and simple, natural beach living on California's Central Coast.

Turn Seed catalogs into Fridge Magnets - Seed catalogs are packed with stunning photography that gardeners can appreciate, so instead of tossing it … Easy Diy Projects, Projects To Try, Craft Projects, Pinterest Crafts, Seed Catalogs, Diy Candles, Wire Art, Diy And Crafts, Kids Crafts

Creative Upcycling with DIY Seed Catalog Magnets - Garden Therapy

Creative Upcycling with DIY Seed Catalog Magnets #recycle #seedcatalog #crafts #gardentherapy

Take a couple of reclaimed boards and build a simple rustic farmhouse centerpiece using some miniature jars and leaf tendrils. Farmhouse Living Room Furniture, Rustic Furniture, Outdoor Furniture, Cheap Furniture, Pallet Furniture, Furniture Ideas, Rustic Kitchen, Rustic Farmhouse, Farmhouse Style

Rustic Farmhouse Centerpiece

Take a couple of reclaimed 1x2 boards and build a simple rustic farmhouse centerpiece using some miniature jars and leaf tendrils.

make diy upcycled tins w/ lids using mdf. you will never guess where those knobs on top are made of! Tin Can Crafts, Crafts To Sell, Diy And Crafts, Mod Podge On Wood, Diy Rangement, How To Make Toys, Craft Storage, Storage Bins, Storage Ideas

DIY - Upcycled tins with lids! | By Wilma

Make DIY upcycled tins with lids using MDF. You will never guess where those knobs on top are made of!

Cheap & Easy Upcycling Christmas Craft: DIY Rustic Vase made out of a tin can! Looking for upcycling crafts? There are so many ways to dress up a tin can! This cheap and easy project is great for kids and… Continue Reading → Denim Crafts, Upcycled Crafts, Upcycled Garden, Coffee Can Planter, Diy Flowers, Flower Pots, Crafts To Do When Your Bored, Tin Can Art, Patchwork Chair

How To Make A Gorgeous Recycled Jean Planter

Upcycle some denim and tin cans to make a unique and gorgeous recycled jean planter. Using the seams and hems of jeans creates a beautiful indigo pattern.

How to Felt Wool from Thrifted Sweaters is part of Upcycled Crafts Sewing Felted Wool - Love felting Learn to felt wool Skip the fabric stores this round and head to your local thrift store for high quality material at a fraction of the cost Purl Bee, Recycled Sweaters, Wool Sweaters, Knitting Sweaters, Sweater Mittens, Knitting Projects, Sewing Projects, Felt Projects, Knitting Patterns

How to Felt Wool from Thrifted Sweaters

How to Felt Wool using Thrifted Sweaters #gardentherapy #feltedsweater #felting #wool

Unique and Fantastic DIY Upcycle Jean Projects The Cottage Market One # cottage . Unique and Fantastic DIY Upcycle Jean Projects The Cottage Market One # cottage Jean Crafts, Denim Crafts, Upcycled Crafts, Diy Upcycling Projects, Diy Projects Recycled, Repurposed, Recycled Art, Upcycled Vintage, Recycler Diy

Unique and Awesome DIY Upcycle Jean Projects - The Cottage Market

These Unique and Awesome DIY Upcycle Jean Projects are going to totally inspire you to create something fabulous! So many choices!

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How to Sew a Scrappy Pet Leash - free sewing tutorial — SewCanShe Free Sewing Patterns Tutorials

Sew up a new leash for your favorite pet - it’s sew easy! All you need is some fabric scraps, a bit of interfacing, and a lobster claw clasp. I pieced lots of squares together for my leash, but you an also use a single long strip of fabric

20 brilliant ideas to turn garbage into treasure - UPCYCLING brilliant ideas to turn garbage into treasure, an genious ideas make schatzDIY Sweater Hat, Gloves & Scarf Upcycle - Jennifer Maker - UPCYCLING IDEASDIY Diy Pullover, Alter Pullover, Pullover Upcycling, Diy Sweatshirt, Upcycled Crafts, Upcycled Clothing, Repurposed, Diy Upcycled Fashion, Sewing Projects

DIY Sweater Hat, Gloves, & Scarf Upcycle - Jennifer Maker

Brr, it’s chilly outside! Sweater hats and sweater gloves and sweater scarfs to the rescue! Why sweaters? Anyone who has seen my sweater coats (autumn sweater coat, winter sweater coat, and spring sweater coat) knows how much I love to play with old sweaters. I’ve been collecting sweaters for a while now and I have quite...Read More »

Combine cheap utilitarian twine (from Dollar Tree!) and a thrifted leather belt to create a raw, yet sophisticated home decor piece a la West Elm or Anthropologie. This free crochet basket pattern is exceptionally easy to make with only single crochet sti Diy Home Decor Projects, Yarn Projects, Crochet Projects, Crochet Gratis, Diy Crochet, Crochet Storage, Crochet Bags, Crochet Tree, Crochet Basket Pattern

Free Crochet Basket Pattern Made With Dollar Store Twine

Combine cheap utilitarian twine (from Dollar Tree!) and a thrifted leather belt to create a raw, yet sophisticated home decor piece a la West Elm or Anthropologie. This free crochet basket pattern is exceptionally easy to make with only single crochet stitches and can be customized to any size. Click for the free pattern and photo tutorial.