recycled

Repurposed Paperback Apple Sculpture Art

by Andi on February 4, 2009

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This project started one afternoon when I saw the paper apple sculpture on Cheeky Magpie so I called over my coworker and said, we can try this! Using our 15 minute break and loosely following the directions at Cheeky Magpie, we split a paperback book in half, each taking one piece. Since we would be […]

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Make It: Felted Sweater Purse

by Andi on January 28, 2009

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Inspired by Redux Designs Sweater Purse project I wanted to make a purse from a sweater. I thought I would use the red sweater body that I had, but since it was really wide and worked better as a pillow I needed to find another sweater. I had put out a call to my coworkers […]

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Make It: Felted Pillow

by Andi on January 22, 2009

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Since I made wine cozies from the sleeves of a felted wool sweater, I had the body left and was trying to figure out what do with it. I considered a hot water bottle cover but I was not totally sold on the idea. I think because I like to put my feet on the […]

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Make It: Felted Wine Cozie

by Andi on December 29, 2008

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In college, my roommate had a wool sweater that another roommate borrowed, ignored the care instructions, washed and shrunk. Since it fit me, the first roommate gave it to me. I wore it and wore it out, so I decided to give it new life by felting it. I put it in a laundry bag […]

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