How can I recycle textiles?

December 9th, 2011 - 

 

What a lovely creative idea! And here is the reply to the question “How can I recycle textiles” And here is how. Rosemary Boyd from Perth, Australia cam with this bag idea. This little bag is made from recycled sari silk and mixed sari fabric. The silk has a rough rugged beauty in it’s interesting textures and rich earthy (more…)

Recycled patchwork chairs by Kelly Swallow

June 23rd, 2011 - 
 

Kelly Swallow  creates unique textile designs for chairs, sofas and armchairs.The fabrics range from vintage to designer including  Kenzo, Zoffany, Liberty, Andrew Martin, Designers Guild, Osborne & Little, Lorca, Mulberry – an eclectic mix with exciting and surprising contrasts.
The artist can choose from a large range of textiles our together with you, when you will visit the studio in Hertfordshire. If not, and you are too far away, you can receive some patchworks by post and combine them as you want. At Kelly Swallow‘s studio you can choose even the style of yout furniture piece, the colors and fabrics desired. The artist is
inspired also by the fotos you can send for inspiration: something that you like or you would to appear in the design of the chair. Also, a picture of the place where these pieces of art will be exposed, will help a lot. Nice idea! And nice decorated armchairs.:)

Via here.