Posts Tagged‘upcycling’

5 keys to creating your own sustainable fashion: more quality, customization, eco-friendly yarns, upcycling…

sustainable fashion:

Quality, creativity and sustainability! Do you keep these three words in mind when purchasing yarn and fabrics? The crafting community is becoming more and more interested in the source of materials, something that we celebrate here at Katia. For years, we have developed an ECO line of sustainable, recycled and fair-trade yarns. If you are also on the path to reducing the amount of clothes you buy and making yourself a 100% handmade wardrobe, carry on reading! In this post, we share 5 keys to creating your own sustainable fashion, as well as everything about our most eco-friendly yarns. 5…

DIY 2nd Life Sweater: how to easily recycle a jumper using Katia Paris

DIY 2nd Life Sweater

Follow our DIY 2nd Life Sweater video and take note of all the possibilities there are for customising an old jumper. As well as being able to knit or crochet a soft shiny scarf with one ball of Katia Paris, this fantasy yarn is your best ally to help you easily recycle a jumper and convert it into a new garment. Even if your jumper is stained or you just got tired of wearing it, with this tutorial you’ll manage to breathe new life into it and transform it into a cutting edge garment. If you’ve got a damaged jumper,…