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t-shirt shag rug tutorial

Posted by on Oct 11, 2011 in blue, buying local, Chicago, christmas, concious consumption, craft, design, diy, eco friendly, generation t, gifts, recycled, room decor, rug, shag rug, tshirts, tutorial, upcycled, waste-free | 144 comments

  Here it is, finally! My shag rug is complete. I love how it feels under my feet, and if it starts to look a little flat, I pick it up, shake it, and it fluffs right back up!  It took some time but I finished it and I’m glad I decided to make one. You can too, especially if you like to cut up t-shirts but never know what to do with the scraps afterwards. The scraps from my scarves are perfect candidates for making a rug. And this craft is very easy, even children can learn...

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Quote: Abraham Lincoln and Silence

Posted by on Feb 27, 2010 in Abraham Lincoln, criticism, eco friendly design, eco-living, Etsy, fashion remix team, quote, recycled clothing, refashioned, silence, upcycled | 0 comments

Go Team! Recently, I’ve become a part of the Fashion:Remix Team on Etsy. We’re small, but we are slowly growing in mass. Our goal: to promote quality up-cycled, refashioned clothing made from eco-friendly, recycled materials. Not only do we want to promote our work, but I also believe that it will be helpful to have a community who is committed to this idea coming together to get others interested in doing so. So, if you are interested in joining, check out our profile on Etsy at...

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