Grandma’s cashmere shawl turned into a Huggable Memorabilia
Repurposing’ is close to the heart of many creative people. This means taking an item and giving it a new or different purpose.
With clothes this means that instead of throwing an item away because it is worn, out of fashion or simply out of favor, they are turned into something desirable and useful.
Anything can be repurposed. Even very worn or stained garments can be recycled, simply cut away the pieces that cannot be used and keep the usable fabric. Surprisingly small items of fabric can be repurposed.
Patches or small items of jewelry can be fashioned from off-cuts of fabric. Different types of garments can be used in different ways: