Putting Old Clothes To Good Use

If your someone who agrees with the points of ethical fashion but doesn’t know how to go about helping, then you may want to think about recycling and reusing your old clothes. If you have a hard time getting rid of old clothes, then these pointers are for you! You don’t have to throw out that psychedelic paisley print blouse from the 70s, you can re-use it! Actually, there are a lot of useful purposes for old clothes. Here are some ideas for you, so that you don’t have to throw out perfectly good duds. Quilts Well, of course, the first thing people may think of are quilts, when they have old bits and pieces of clothing that they treasure. What a perfect way to commemorate your athletic season with a quilt made with the logo sections of your old jerseys and caps! You don’t have to be a quilter to do this, because most cities have quilting clubs that will do this for you. Take those play-clothes your toddlers wore two decades ago and have them appliquéd to a crazy quilt. You’ll love the results, and have the items out of storage, where you can enjoy them. Repurpose You can repurpose old clothes that you are particularly fond of. Take an old T-shirt with special meaning but holes under the sleeves. You can cut the shirt across the chest, just under the arms, and roll the edge over a couple of times. Add a length of elastic, and you have a mini-skirt! Take that old pair of jeans – you know, the skinny jeans you can’t wear any...