Sustainable materials projects have come a long way from scratchy hemp skirts and brown patchwork aprons and Sew Eco is a unique how-to book which guides a whole new generation of savvy crafters in making beautiful wardrobe and home furnishing creations from unusual eco-friendly recycled or vintage fabrics. The book features a series of stylish projects with a focus on both how to source and use sustainable fabrics and teaches readers many different aspects of sewing. Projects include amazing transformations such as making cushions, skirts, scarves, shawls and handbags from recycled shirts, old sweaters, vintage buttons, vintage lace, peace silk, organic fabrics and other materials, using leather appliquAc and even qupcyclingq an old suede skirt or hat into something truly creative and utterly fantastic.The aim of this book is to help you understand the issues involved so you can make your own choices about how you ... So maybe try a#39;all things in moderationa#39;, start by adding a few vintage fabrics, some basic organic cotton and a couple of pieces of re-vamped old clothing alongside ... The projects themselves are stylish , modern and original and include clothes, fashion accessories and things for youranbsp;...
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