Denim Pillow Teaser || Upcycled Denim

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Denim is such an underrated material, typically used as pants or a jacket (shoutout to the Canadian tuxedo). I’m obsessed with putting denim where it doesn’t belong (see also: denim trenchcoat) so today I present a peek at a denim throw pillow. I just finished production and filming behind-the-scenes footage, so a “making of” video and a detailed post will be available once I finish editing.

This is certainly the first of many more upcycled pillows/projects and I’m hoping to make future products available for purchase. What do you think? Would you buy an upcycled denim pillow?

Patchwork Jacket | Upcycled Fabric Scraps

This jacket has been on my (literal) drawing board for a long time. Honestly, I wasn’t sure this would work but my successful fabric sample vest gave me hope. I also decided to videotape the making of this jacket from start to finish. You likely saw this with the video above but below is an in-depth breakdown of the process, including a few statistics and random trivia. Continue reading “Patchwork Jacket | Upcycled Fabric Scraps”

Upcycled Paper Flowers | Upcycled Books

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I hated Dean Koontz’s book Dragon Tears. So… I decided to upcycle these tainted pages and my general discomfort into something beautiful – paper flowers. While I learned the basis of making paper flowers from a YouTube video, here’s how I upcycled this bad book into a floral fabrication…
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