beaded clothing

How To Make Beautiful Beaded Clothing – Fast!

Do you love beaded clothing so much you’re inclined to wear it when you’re going grocery shopping or even just doing laundry at home? Have you ever looked at a beaded garment and thought, “Wow – I really love that but I don’t have the…

Boldly Beautiful Summer Bohemian Fashion

Bohemian women's dresses made from recycled sari silk are designed to make a statement with forever-stylish silhouettes. The silk dresses can make you look and feel sexy, uniquely printed upcycled sari dresses make you stand out in a crowd. Vivid bohemian tribal and floral patterns…

Types of Beads to Use on Beaded Clothes

Beads come in many sizes, colors, shapes and styles. Use any of these sizes, colors, shapes and styles you like to make beaded clothes. Bold, large ones make a big statement. Small ones add a subtle, classy touch. But massed together, small beads can be…

Why Vintage Adidas Clothing Will Always Be Part Of My Clothes Collection

The Appeal of Vintage Adidas Clothes The Dassler Brothers Sports Shoe Factory, established in 1920 by brothers Rudolf and Adi employed a workforce of 25 and assembled 100 pairs of shoes a day. In 1948, the brothers split their forces and each one began his…

How To Make a Pixie Coat Using Upcycled Clothing

How To Make a Pixie Coat From Upcycled Clothing Back when my twin daughters were turning 11 years old, I decided to make them each a pixie coat for their birthday. I made them from upcycled clothing that was too small for them. I think…

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Can Upcycled Clothing Help Save the Planet?

This is a guest post by a fellow Asheville-based upcyled clothing refashionista. Her name is Julia McDowell of Perpetual Muse Designs, and here is her story. Saving the World, One Fabric Scrap at a Time. . . I work from home alongside my amazingly supportive…

Fashion Kills: The Seamy Underpinnings of the Fast Fashion Industry

Fashion Kills: The Seamy Underpinnings of the Fast Fashion Industry Back in the 1960’s the term “fast fashion” had not yet been coined. Back then it was considered cool, sensible, and smart to take good care of your clothing. If a blouse was wrinkled you…

DIY Solaire costume from Dark Souls

Halloween DIY Solaire Costume from Dark Souls

DIY Solaire Costume From Dark Souls This year I didn’t think our kids were even going to need Halloween costumes. Our son at 16 has been above such things for a few years now, and even our 13 year old twin girls seemed to be…

Ethical Clothing Companies

Mandy’s List of Ethical Clothing Companies

Clothing Companies That Put People and The Planet Before Profit All of these ethical clothing companies focus on creating sustainable fashion, putting the planet and the people first, before profit. While this list of slow fashion brands is by no means comprehensive, it will at…

DIY Leggings in 10 Minutes

DIY Tutorial – How To Make Leggings from Old Tights

How To Make Free DIY Leggings from Old Tights There’s nothing more annoying than having to throw an old pair of tights into the landfill. Well wait – there is. It’s just as annoying to want some really cool and fabulishus women’s leggings and find…