Posted in Ideas, Journal, tagged fabric recycling, home made crafts, home made ideas, Ideas, made from recycled, recycled Christmas ornament, recycled craft projects, Recycling craft ideas on December 6, 2007 |
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I’m trying something new, you’ll have to tell me what you think. I found a bunch of upholstery fabric swatches and am converting them to flowers. I combined these poppies with some lace trim from a grab bag at the thrift store, and some black lining from one of the tweed jackets I cut up for the Recycled Christmas Ornaments. I used some wire – which I have to admit I didn’t get from a recycled source – I thought about using hangers, but really didn’t want anything that clunky…
Recycled Fabric Flowers, All Recycled Materials.
I’m thinking that this will be a full time project over the weekend, I’m getting ready to use some advertising space I bought on the 10th in Etsy, look for me on the showcase pages…
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If you’re like me you get a dozen different catalogs and pieces of junk mail each week. These catalogs come from all kinds of sources and are so difficult to stop. I could go on at length about how disappointing the practice is but I’m guessing you know, and there are other bloggers out there filling that niche. So – how about an idea for a homemade craft to recycle the junk for yourself?
Recycling craft ideas – photo of recycled envelopes.
Click here Recycling idea, Junk Mail Envelopes for a free pattern and some simple instructions for the Recycled Craft – Junk Mail Envelopes.
I was planning to use this recycling idea for my Christmas cards this year, you can use the free pattern as it prints or scale it up or down to fit your Christmas cards, gift notes, etc.
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