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Check out these 5 Upcycled Clothing Ideas

RedFish Recycling

How often do you clean out your closet? If you’re like most people, you probably don’t do it as often as you should. We understand, it’s hard to decide what to keep and what to throw out, what’s good for donation and what’s not. If you’re a crafty person, maybe the idea of upcycling might motivate you a little. Upcycling is when you reuse your clothes and turn them into something new. Below are 5 upcycle ideas we’ve found that may give you the motivation you need to get started on cleaning out your closet.

1. Zipper Statement Necklace
Have a bunch of old jackets you need to throw out? Save the zippers and make this unique necklace! Learn how here.

2. Fabric Scarf Necklace
With thin pieces of material you can easily make a scarf necklace. Pieces like this sell at high-end retail stores at a high price. Give yourself a fashionable look on an affordable budget.

3. Turn a Glove into a Chipmunk
Do you have few cotton gloves that are missing their mates? Instead of throwing them out, get creative and make your own stuffed animal. Click here for instructions.  RedFish Recycling

4. Socks from Sweater Sleeves
There are a lot of great ways to reuse an old sweater, but how fun would it be to have a variety of silly socks? Learn how to make socks out of sweater sleeves here.

5. Transform Current Clothes
Use pieces of your old clothing to revamp your current wardrobe. Here’s an easy project to get started.

Have we sparked creative ideas for you? If you’re into upcycling your clothing, show us what you’ve made on our Facebook page.