Tag Archives for Upcycling
Thank you all so much for your enthusiastic response to my recent remaking conundrum. I have spent the last decade occasionally wondering what I should do with this beautiful sweater made by my dear late friend for her son in … Continue reading
Whilst the Waysides project is simmering out the back, I’d like to share another ongoing project that has been on my mind: Costume Changes. Costume Changes is my clothes making project that seeks to address the paucity and incoherence of my … Continue reading
Oh yes, it is Christmas, the end of days! End of school, end of kinder, end of swimming, end of piano, beginning of holidays, camping, ripe apricots, school watering rosters and Christmas flurry. We are falling into Christmas. We have … Continue reading
In my attempt to make from what I already have, in the waning days of the year, I am launching Operation Man Shirt, a quest to usefully transform all My Man’s old, worn business shirts that in some frugal madness … Continue reading
Not long ago, I came home from school pick-up to find a collection of bags on the front verandah. There was yarn in one, machine knitted samples in another and fabric scraps in the other…refugees from a friend’s de-stashing. The … Continue reading
My sewing frenzy has continued with finishing my bundle of bunting that we cut out earlier. And doesn’t it look so cheery hanging in the crab apple tree? I love that these are made from upholstery samples. Hail to Jacinta … Continue reading
There was a bunting blitz at school last week in anticipation of the school fete. We cut out lots and lots triangles from upholstery off-cuts. I now have a pile of stripey joyfulness to sew.