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Waste to Wear: Research

Click on the links below for information and stories that will help you with this project.


This belt is made made from recycled bicycle inner tubes, decorated with rivets and hemp stitching (Splaff). (1)

STEP case study - Patagonia fleeces made from recycled plastic bottles


Crazy quilting

STEP case study - Eco fashion Learn how designers like Theresa Richard use recycled material to new designs (2)




Rag rugging

(1) Source: http://www.vivavi.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=176, January 2005

(2) Source: http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/airwaste/wm/recycle/Fashion/Photos3.html, January 2005


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