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Waste to Wear: Design context

Did you know that in the UK we throw away an amazing ONE MILLION tonnes of textiles each year?

So what are the alternatives?

Or you could try turning the old, unwanted textiles into something new and exciting…

Design brief

Design and make a good quality textiles product from some throwaway textiles (anything from old curtains to garments) that you have collected from home or bought from a charity shop.

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