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Tag: upcycling

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Customising with Pom-Poms and Splits

Adding your own personality to a cotton top is almost 'too easy' with this quick DIY project. Yes, there's really no excuse not to customise your clothing when you can buy easy-to-apply...

DIY: Sleeveless Shirt

Upcycling extends the life of clothes, could be virtually free and adds a style unique to you - so why not give it a try? Materials:  a favourite summer shirt ...

Winners of Oxfam vintage fashion competition revealed. See the stylish shots now...

Four fashionistas, each with a passion for vintage, have won Oxfam's competition to find its faces of decades of vintage fashion #VintageFaceAndStyle. ...

DIY Sleeveless Blazer

It's official - sleeveless blazers are everywhere this season! They're the perfect transitional piece to take you from cold, dark days of winter into the decidedly more fashion-friendly spring,...

DIY Jumper Neckline

Here at the Oxfam Shop in New St Huddersfield, we're customising unsold clothes for resale and would like to share some ideas…we've called it "up-cycling straight from the laundry basket". ...

Shwop and sew

Bristol Big Green Week 2015 had a fantastic variety of things to get involved with, from Cycling events to a Museum of Water. I was really keen to check out the first ever 'Shwop and Sew'...

Shoes to DIY for

I'm extremely impulsive. Whilst recently looking online for textbooks, I bought a bow tie that I will never wear. Such is my spontaneous nature. Thus, when I spotted a passer-by's bewitching...

Reinventing a charity shop purchase

I love nothing more than spending a Saturday afternoon hunting down vintage gems or scouting out charity shop bargains. The euphoria felt when finding an old treasure or an irresistible...

DIY Quick Cat Hat

With blustery weather and April showers just around the corner, I thought that today would be the ideal time to share a super-simple, really fast DIY project to jazz up your winter hats for spring....

Decoupage Comic Shoes

My friend Sophie is a DIY superhero. To withhold her amazing creations from you guys would be serious villainy. Her gift to you, via my superhuman writing skills, are these kick-ass comic book decoupage...

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