Stitch Meditation – Day 79 and 80

I wonder what our ancestors would think of the term upcycling in relation to cloth? A quick search returned 7.27 million hits for upcycling fabric. Tutorials, videos, projects and so many more ideas are available! What we are now considering as popular, trendy, the right thing to do, socially conscious was once a necessity for most and still is for many.

5 in square of fabric scraps hand dyed and hand embroidered
Indigo dyed cotton, hand-dyed perle cotton
Indigo dyed cotton, repurposed corduroy, hand dyed perle cotton

Stitch Resources

  • Article: Farra, Emily. (2019, December 19). The Future of Fashion Is Circular: Why the 2020s Will Be About Making New Clothes Out of Old Ones.

Creating intentionally – one stitch at a time!


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