Let’s welcome the new year with some curled paper stars and wish upon a star that the new year will be a better year for everyone. Here are my new year quotes to all my lovely craft sisters or brothers: Whatever you did last year, Do it better Go step…more
Category //Recycle | Upcycle
Spring is here and Easter is on it’s way…. I am joining the fun of dyeing some colorful Easter Eggs this year. Making them into Easter Egg Planters that’s full of green wheat grasses. The Easter Egg Planters are easy to make and the wheat grasses only need 5-7 days…more
My first back to school craft for this year – Bunny Pencil Holders. They can be done by using some stash yarns and the free crochet pattern below. This amigurumi bunny pencil holder is not quite an usual “amigurumi” that we stuffed with poly-fill. I crochet a cover following the…more
This is the last tutorial on how to fully recycle an outgrown denim dress into a 4-piece outfit: make a denim rosette brooch out of a sleeve and it’s hem. I got this idea from the denim-roll brooch I made from a jean’s side seam, which was meant to…more
So, you have seen the vest and the skirt refashioned from an outgrown denim dress in my recent 2 tutorials. Today, the third tutorial in the series is about sewing a reversible double-ring belt. The denim material of this belt was originally the bottom hem salvaged from the dress. Not…more
This week, I am going to write a series of tutorials on how to recycle / refashion an outgrown jeans dress into 4-piece kid’s clothing + accessories. Each tutorial will illustrate how I convert the salvaged materials from the denim dress and turn them into a totally new design of…more
Thank you for all the great feedback for liking my Braided Rag Rug. I understand that not everyone has a sewing machine or/and able to sew, so I created this no-sew version for the non-sewer who like to recycle their bed sheets or de-stash their fabrics to make this…more
My mum threw me 2 bundles of old bed sheets she found during spring cleaning. She knows that I love to recycle and able to make something good out from them. In support of the Earth Hour campaign, I am going to spend the whole March making recycle handmade and…more
I am so glad that my blog’s migration is finally over, phew!!! After numerous sleepless nights fighting against broken links, fine tune the layout (still doing though), adding plugins, widgets, blah blah blah…. I am back to posting again, YAY!!!
As promised, here is my first free pattern for the drawstring bag made from T-shirt yarn, yup, another recycle project for the environment. You can click the image below to get the free pattern link in acrobat .pdf format.
Another tutorial to help save our Mother Earth by turning unwanted items into something useful. This is the yarn ball I made out of an old T-shirt which I have been wearing for 10 years day-in day-out, wash-in wash-out. It finally broke down and tore at the collar and sleeves….more