27 Jul '11, 6pm

6 Clever Ways to Recycle Unwanted T-Shirts

6 Clever Ways to Recycle Unwanted T-Shirts

+ Carry your produce home from the farmers' market in a reusable "mesh" bag , made from a single castoff T-shirt. + Don't waste your cash on expensive swimsuits that only last a season. Make your own sexy eco-bikini using materials you already have on hand. + To whip up your own braided belt or headband , simply cut a couple of shirts into strips and twist away to your heart's content. + More ambitious? Lash a few shirts together to make a portable tent for your backyard. + Designer Angela Johnson has upcycled fashion down to a T. She cobbles together preloved stock into daring couture creations . + Cut, shredded, and reknit, old T-shirts transform into feathered flights of fancy under Stacey J. Lee's keen eye. Ecouterre is a website devoted to the future of clothing and textile design. We're dedicated to showcasing and supporting designers who not only contemplate cut, fo...

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