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Waste into Art

Waste into art

Everyone has heard the saying “Someone’s trash is another person’s treasure”. Well, it has never been more relevant. The world over, we are seeing ordinary people, students and professional artists transform waste into art. There are competitions about the subject and it becoming very cool to re-invent the wheel. So to speak… “Unknown Quantity” is an Australian, independent label and design entity, which focusses on  repurposing, upcycling, vintage, obscure, and obsolete components and materials. Their products include apparel and accessories, artworks, decoupage, upcycled and repurposed objects. You can also take pre-existing garments and after a consult have them reconfigured to… read more

Re-Purpose Clothing

Repurpose old clothing

With countless DIY (do-it-yourself) projects floating around the internet there really is no reason for old clothing to go into the trash. Here are a few projects you can do at home with old t-shirts. First, take an old shirt and lay it out flat. Starting at the bottom and cutting across the shirt making ½ inch strips until you get to the sleeves. Take the strips and pull until they roll making several loops. Tie the loops together using strips from the remaining shirt from the sleeves and top. For more colors combine two shirts to make a longer,… read more