Repurposing clothes is a great way to reduce your impact on the environment. Remake ambassador, Emily Long, walked us through how to turn something old into something new and fresh.

Key Takeaways:

  • Sewing can be intimidating but all you have to do is start! Doing is learning and learning is growing. YouTube is your best friend.
  • Rethink the clothes you have! Go through your closet, your dad’s closet, and your cousin’s closet and flip their pieces into something new and exciting. You can make unique one-of-a-kind pieces with what you own.

Don’t have a sewing machine and upcycling has hooked you? Check out these places to find used sewing machines. 

    • eBay
    • Facebook marketplace
    • Ken’s sewing center
    • Linda Z’s sewing center
    • Offer up

Head to Emily’s YouTube @greeneyeforfashion for a jeans to tote beginner level tutorial.

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