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Upcycled T-Shirt Accessories

Reimagine, repurpose and reinvent the humble T-shirt

The course

learn how to up-cycle a simple tee to make a variety of fabulous accessories 

Upcycling T-Shirts

We’ve all got a T-shirt we never wear, and even if we don’t charity shops are full of brightly coloured bargains to repurpose. The idea is to create something that can be used, out of something we previously deemed useless. Perhaps your outfit is missing a funky headpiece or you need a new sweatband for the gym – instead of rushing out to buy something new, why not grab an old t-shirt and revel in some creative time to yourself.

What you’ll learn

  • How to make T-Shirt yarn
  • Repurposing techniques
  • Cutting patterns
  • Flower and corsage crafting
  • Inspiring ideas to take forward

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Introduction Preview Inspirations Let's Gather Create Your Space Folding, Cutting & Teasing into Yarn Tube Necklace Fringe Scarf Ruffle Scarf T-Shirt Flowers Further Embellishments Let’s Celebrate Thank You

Really enjoyable, very therapeutic, a straightforward, enjoyable and effective way to get the mind, body and voice in synchronicity.


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Sheron runs the Mad Hatters Studio where she leads and hosts a wealth of workshops and events. Her studio is full of treasures, from jars of buttons and baskets of lace, to boxes of recovered papers. A collector of vintage things and ephemera, Sheron is fascinated by the narrative, interest and sentimentality of objects. She is passionate about re-using, re-loving, re-cherishing and re-imagining things that might otherwise be discarded. In our consumer-driven and disposable society, she’s all about fighting back with creativity, and inspiring others to do the same.

“The most sustainable garment is the one already in your wardrobe”

Orsola de Castro