Posted in Clothing & Fashion
July 16, 2018

Getting Down To Basics with Trends

Best Ways to Repurpose Your Clothes

According to research, every year there are millions of tons of clothes being thrown away. The funny thing is that all these clothes are in good condition. They are just out of style and others do not fit anymore. What most people fail to know is that these clothes they throw away could save theme a lot of money and resources. The environment is also kept clean if people consider not throwing them away. Upcycling is a very viable solution.

You can make rugs from those clothes. Your home will always need cleaning and you can use the rags you create from your old clothes. You will benefit more since you will have rags that will be used to clean the windows, remove cobwebs, dust surfaces, clean shoes, and so much more. You can make it even more interesting by making a rag with multiple textures from different fabrics.

Pets, especially cats and dogs like to play with toys. As long as the pet is happily enjoying playing with the toy, it does not matter how much the toy costs. You can, therefore, use the clothes you are thinking of throwing away to make toys for your pet. If you make those toys well, they will last for a very long time. It won’t cost you anything to make your favorite pet happy.

The next fashion trend might be crazier than the last as you know fashion changes with no warning. New clothes can be generated from the ones you already have. For instance, using your jeans to fashion a t-shirt, cap, or shirt. That long shirt you have can make a wonderful button-down skirt. You can still get an awesome outfit from your jeans by shredding it in specific places carefully.

You can use the clothes, just like making toys for the pets, to make clothes for your daughter’s dolls. 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. You can learn how to make bracelets from old clothes from the net if you are not sure how to go about it. Using more than one clothe of different color can make those bracelets look amazing. You can use this as a way of spending time with your family. You can gain that extra coin by selling the best bracelets.

Another way of repurposing your clothes is through reusing. 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.