Best Ways to Repurpose Your Clothes
According to research, every year there are millions of tons of clothes being thrown away. Lucky enough, these clothes are in good condition. These are just too small or out of fashion. What most people fail to know is that these clothes they throw away could save theme a lot of money and resources. Another benefit is that the environment remains clean. Upcycling is the best solution.
You can make rugs from those clothes. Your home can be cleaned using these fashioned rags. These rags can also be used to clean your shoes, dirty surfaces, windows, removing cobwebs and so on. You can improve the texture of the rag by making it with multiple fabrics from different clothes.
Pets like to spend most of their time playing with toys. And the best thing is that, as long as the pet gets to play, it does not care how much the toy costs. Therefore, you can repurpose your clothes and make toys for your pets. These toys can have a very long lifespan if made well. Make your favorite pet happy for free.
By now you know that fashion can change without warning and you might find the next upcoming one crazier than its predecessor. You can use your existing clothes to make them new ones. A case in point is designing caps, shirts or t-shirts from your old jeans. You can also use your existing long shirt as a button-down skirt. Better yet, you can shred, or rip those jeans in specific places and in a specific design to create something that all people will be craving to have.
You can fashion clothes for your daughter’s dolls just like the toys for the pets. Instead of going to the shop to look for doll clothes, use those that you are looking to throw away and make your daughter happy by dressing her dolls. It won’t cost you a dime.
Making bracelets and other beautiful works of crafts with those clothes. If you do not have the knowledge of how to do this, there are tutorial videos on the net that can guide you in make such bracelets from clothes. Using different clothes and colors make them beautiful. You can take advantage of this opportunity and spend it with your family. You can gain that extra coin by selling the best bracelets.
Reusing the clothes is another way of upcycling. Chores that need different wear are best for reusing the clothes lie planting flowers, mowing, painting, etc. There is also the option of donating all these clothes to other people. There is always that needy person who needs them more than you do. Be kind.