It is time we all start considering the waste we produce for one wardrobe...our own. If we produce this much waste just creating our own wardrobe. Consider the amount produced when manufactured waste is added up times a million wardrobes. Quilters have had this figured out for a very long time. After attending the International Quilt Festival here in Houston this past week, I realized just how frugal they are with the little "scraps" that we so easily discard because we only view fabric in yardages.This lady made this garment for a wedding and used all manner of "scraps" to produce the train and the embellishments on the silk doupioni. (I'm sure she was very specific with the colors...but, image the process.)
|Eager to Learn—Afghanistan|
by GILLIAN SHEARER
of TWEED HEADS WEST, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA
I challenge you to find other uses for the waste we all create in our spaces.
Until next time...Re-use, Re-cycle, Re-purpose.