TAG: Belts

Give Old Belts New Uses Around The Home

Give Old Belts New Uses Around The Home

Project materials can get expensive, and saving up old belts or using thrift shop finds is an inexpensive way to build a supply inventory. Find some DIY motivation below with these activities that incorporate recovered belts into useful pieces. Flooring and Surfaces Designer Inghua Ting has created beautifully installed flooring using tossed out men’s belts. First, any hardware is removed and the remaining leather pieces are cleaned by hand without using any chemicals. The leather surface is made by cutting the vintage belts into tiles and then adhering to the floor in a pattern or random application. They also make sturdy,… read more

Handmade Belt Ideas

Handmade Belt Ideas

Making your own belts is a useful way to recycle fabrics and materials. Versatile and tailor made to any size and wardrobe, they also make great handmade gifts. There are fabulous, free lessons and photo tutorials that enable belt making to be a doable project at home. Below are some styles of different do it yourself belts that can be made for a sheer fraction of the retail cost. D-Ring Belts There are numerous types of D-Ring belts that can be handmade. Basic belts can be simply constructed by reusing fabrics and placing them around a study material. Batting, twill,… read more