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Patchwork Knitted Dress

Patchwork Dresses

Only someone who knits or crochets will appreciate how long it takes to make a garment. So when I find discarded knitting …

Purple Pocket Watch Kimono

Festival Kimonos

The kimono. The perfect garment to throw over anything night or day to create a bit of va-va-voom. Well, these aren’t strictly …

sex bomb fascinator vinyl record 7"

Upcycled Festival Fascinators

Its still officially festival season and our upcycled 7″ vinyl fascinators are still available in our Etsy shop! Grab em whilst they …

customised denim shorts

Customised Denim Shorts

The classic festi staple is a pair of denim shorts. Actually, not just for festivals, they are a great all rounder for …

tshirt dress red grey soft cotton handmade

Customised T-shirt Dresses

Did I mention the things you can make from old t-shirts are endless! There are whole books and websites dedicated to the …

7" record vinyl fascinator

Vinyl Fascinators

Ready for the Races. I love a good fascinator. But I see nothing fun in those beige and boring “mother of the …

upcycled earring vegetable steamer

Upcycled Steamer Earrings

Hot and Steamy! Brighton and Hove residents can recycle their old metal pots and pans with Magpie Recycling, or drop them off …

Applique floral khaki jacket

Updated Jacket with Simple Applique

Customised Jackets. What to do with plain jacket lacking character? Embellish them of course! The floral print fabric on these jackets were …

Customised tie back t-shirt

Customising T-Shirts

Customised Tie Back Top.   So many different style tops can be made with a simple t-shirt. Here is open ties back …

upcycled eco customised bug applique blue sweatshirt

Sweatshirt Applique

Beetles and Dragons. This is one easy way to update your old plain sweatshirts. Pick a shape silhouette or similar, decide on …

blue wool jacket black frill

Embellished Wool Jacket

I love the shape of this jacket. But it was a little plain. So I added some frilly fringing and lace. Also …

customised upcycled assymetric tshirt top

Twisted T-shirts

A Sleeve Is a Neckline Is a Sleeve. Here is another easy and fun t-shirt upcycling idea. These are all ordinary tees …