For those not familiar with the term, upcycling is taking something already made and turning it into something else. In this case I have taken thrift store clothing and curtains, and turned them into aprons. Also cargo pants turned into a book bag. See what you think!
Solid olive added for bib, strap, ties and pocket
Apron made from a woman's jumper. Original embroidery and buttons remain.
Repurposed a macrame belt for these.
Man's shirt front, placket stitched closed. Small chest pocket removed
Wide floral border, ties and pocket added.
Detail showing placket.
Heavy red man's shirt, back and part of sleeves used for skirt. Bias cut binding used.
Detail of pocket and trim print fabric
Ties from sleeves and print waistband
This was made from a curtain. Contrast check already attached.
Detail of contrast border and pocket
ME fabric used for ties and binding
Book bag from cargo jeans. Lots of usable pockets!
Original brand label left on.