Tag Archives: Reuse

Finishing the pink phoenix parasol

After crocheting the main cover for the Pink Phoenix parasol, it’s time to attach and add the finishing touches. Continue reading

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Kitty cat bell choker

Oversized kitty cat inspired found art chokers. Wool and metal combinations. Continue reading

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A new crocheted parasol project

How to repurpose an old but structurally sound umbrella that needs a new cover. Crochet to the rescue! Continue reading

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Turquoise chokers and magic mushroom pendants

Taking broken turquoise rings and amigurumi magic mushrooms and turning them into wearable art choker necklaces Continue reading

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Crochet parasol

How to crochet a parasol, part one. Woolly crocheted handmade umbrella! Continue reading

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Hand-sewing a curtain for the bathroom, from reused fabric

Practical re-use of a lace dress and tatty shawl into a curtain using no-sew techniques and minimal hand stitching Continue reading

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What I have been doing, January 2014

What have I been doing? As an artist, nothing of greatĀ interest. No big news onĀ the frontier of soft sculptural textiles for me. I recently made a rug out of the tshirt material I cut up, but it ended up being … Continue reading

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