Inspiration to feed your upcycling mind!
You can turn all kinds of old textiles from various items such as shawls, bedsheets, old dresses, and skirts etc. into Furoshiki purses. This is an ancient Japanese craft of […]
Funky colorful crochet purse made out of pajama pants, a kimono, and a mat cover!
I collect tobacco bags and upcycle them into Tobacco Packaging Handbags. Every bag is unique and made from 40 to 60 tobacco bags. If you know people who use tobacco […]
I decided to make myself this Plastic Bottle Handbag when I received an invitation to a party. I needed a new handbag but didn’t want to waste the money for […]
This cross body bag is using a real upcycled light box.
I made this bag using one of my husband’s old shirts. I wanted a bag that was unique, not just using the fabric from the old shirt, but also the […]
The most beautiful objects we own are those that have embedded personal stories and sentimental value. Repurposing your own jacket into a bag or accessory gives it a second life […]
These bags are made from factory off-cut and rejected leather that may have otherwise been wasted, which is why each bag is unique in finish and colors. We hand pick […]
I don’t use patterns as I prefer the work to be ‘original’…warts and all…and, frankly, I don’t have the patience for counting rows and stitches. Henny Poulet is OOAK…in more […]
Handbag made from old hemorrhoids pillow.
YAMAtm : the original idea The first YAMAtm were sewn during a craft market at the Bilancino lake near Florence (Italy) using two 10” vinyl records and some leather. Slowly […]
This tutorial offers a super easy way to reuse an old skirt and create a brand new purse for yourself. The example is a cotton skirt, but this tutorial can […]