Give your own favorite clothes a second life and create 30 simple upcycled sewing projects for newborns to toddlers, using recycled, preloved garments.
"Straightforward instructions aimed at novice sewists ensure that even readers uneasy with a sewing machine will be able to follow along, and the clever designs charm. This adorable collection is ideal for sewing enthusiasts and environmentalists alike" - Publishers Weekly
If you are like author Linnea, tired of the mountain of unused clothes, not only in your own wardrobe but elsewhere, this book is for you. To reuse preloved clothes is not only environmentally friendly it is also good for you and your kids. Preloved clothes are free from chemicals and are soft to the skin.
Packed with 30 simple sewing projects for creating stylish baby clothes, from newborn up to two-year-olds, using your unwanted outfits. Turn an old T-shirt into a romper, a dress shirt into a bodysuit – even an old pair of jeans into a changing bag and mittens! Simply follow the clear instructions and colorful patterns to make practical clothes using basic sewing techniques.
There are also accessories and objects to create for home decoration from upcycled fabrics and garments, such as bags, cushion cases, hangers, and sheets.
You will also learn basic textile printing, which will help lift your fabrics from well-loved to wow!
Requiring no advanced sewing skills let Linnea open your eyes and wardrobe to closet cleaning!