Upcycled Clothing Ideas

For A Zero Waste Lifestyle

Whether you’re the type that can make a business out of this or not, upcycled clothing keeps garments out of landfills and gives them a new life, and it’s definitely cheaper than buying new clothes. It just takes a little creativity.

What Is Upcycled Fashion?

Upcycling is the process of taking old or discarded materials and turning them into something new and more valuable than the original. There are many ways to upcycle clothing, from cutting and sewing to darning and patching.

Upcycled Clothing Ideas

shirts - reuse a shirt as an apron - recycle an old t-shirt into a halter top - cut up an old t-shirt into a crop top

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jeans - recycle jeans into a tote bag - dye jeans a new color  - patch jeans with fabric scraps

skirts  - upcycle a skirt into a headband - cut up a skirt into a scarf 


accessories - upcycle a belt into a headband - upcycle a bandana into a headband 

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