Tuesday, October 4, 2011

A Summer of Upcycling

Though the Recycled Wares store specializes in vintage, I also love to make crafts that upcycle and recycle vintage items. This summer I focused on using some vintage fabric scraps that I had collected over the years. The fabric scraps seemed too small to use, but I didn't want to throw them away, so from much brain storming and designing, these objects were born.

Pinback Button Covered in 1970's Fabric

Upcycled Puzzle Piece Brooch from 1940's Fabric

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- to alter or adapt for new use without changing the essential form or nature of.
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