Textiles 3101Redesigning and RecyclingRedesigning a GarmentRedesigning is making alterations to your garmentChange the garment so that its more fashionable or has an exciting new lookYou can do this numerous ways- examples... Lengthening/Shortening Hems Altering seamsDying Recycling a GarmentRecycling a garment - finding a new used for it in your wardrobe or homeExamples:Pass a garment on to someone elseUse the fabric in another wayReuse the fibres
Recycling is a very responsible things- personally and environmentallyNatural fibres have to be grown on land- often from animals. With a huge world population, demands are being put on land and animalsWhy you should RecycleRecycling is a very responsible things- personally and environmentallyNatural fibres have to be grown on land- often from animals. With a huge world population, demands are being put on land and animalsSynthetic fibres depend on many different materials as well as large amount of energy to create the fibres and then fabrics
ExamplesMade from Jeans (pockets) and a pillow case
A wool sweater.... Into a dog sweater!
Old t-shirts turned into dog toys
Sweater turned into leg warmers...
Old clothes into garland....
Redesign your jeans by adding new fabric
Pyjamas into pillows....
Socks into toys....
Tank top into Crop top
Jeans into a skirt
T-shirt into a fringed tote bag
T-shirts into tote bags- no sew
Redesigning a sweater....
Jeans into a pillow...
Dress shirt into a baby dress...
Our next Recycle ProjectT-shirt tote bagsShould take one or two classesSee if you have an used t-shirts at home you can part with. The better looking your tee is, the better your tote bag will be!
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