Wanting to begin your upcycling journey but feel a lack of inspiration? There are so many amazing advocates of slow fashion out there, and here are three of the best to get your creative juices flowing!
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Erica Domesek started her gorgeous DIY blog back in 2009, and it was an immediate hit! Elle Magazine dubbed her “Fashion’s Queen of DIY” – so you know she’s good! Her website provides beautifully designed, step-by-step instructions on how to create some incredible fashion and lifestyle pieces. Want to learn how to spice up that plain top or add some bling to an old pair of shoes? Then check out her website here: http://www.psimadethis.com
Jane Milburn is one of Australia’s biggest and most passionate advocates of sustainable fashion practices. She regularly posts on her blog about the benefits of ‘slow clothing’, upcycling, and posts about upcoming sustainable fashion events. She truly is an inspiration, and we could all learn a lot about how to make more environmentally-friendly fashion choices from her. Find Jane’s blog here: http://textilebeat.com/slow-clothing/
If your looking for some major DIY fashion inspiration, then April’s YouTube channel is a must! With over 1.5 million subscribers, her ‘Thrifted Transformations’ series is very popular. She shows off her amazing sewing skills by taking Op Shop finds and upcycling them into gorgeous modern pieces. Why not set yourself a challenge and follow April’s lead? https://www.youtube.com/user/coolirpa