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221 Upcycling Ideas That Will Blow Your Mind

221 Upcycling Ideas That Will Blow Your Mind | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
If you're the type of person who's loath to throw anything away, then turn your unwanted items into gorgeous DIY projects. After all, one person's trash is another's treasure, right? Get inspired by these DIY ideas for ordinary household objects.
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221 Upcycling Ideas That Will Blow Your Mind

221 Upcycling Ideas That Will Blow Your Mind | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
221 Upcycling Craft Ideas
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Textile industry: Committee backs seed cotton procurement - The Express Tribune

Textile industry: Committee backs seed cotton procurement - The Express Tribune | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
Suggested that the grade wise/quality wise cotton availability mechanism may be adopted
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Creme Tan Patterned Fabric Textile Necklace with 2 Button Fabric Pendant OOAK

Creme Tan Patterned Fabric Textile  Necklace with 2 Button Fabric Pendant OOAK | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
This handcrafted necklace features repurposed fabric upcycled beads handcrafted Krobo bead fish vertebrae round glass beads rectangular
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A one-stop upcycling shop - Warwick Daily News

A one-stop upcycling shop - Warwick Daily News | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
A CHANGE in lifestyle has proved a master stroke for Bridget Bunchy co-owner Isabella Torrisi.
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5 Amazing Textile Innovations | El Fashionista

5 Amazing Textile Innovations | El Fashionista | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
The Unseen: Air. Is the new collection of See the Unseen Studio where Lauren Bowker it's founder, artist, textile designer and chemist developed next to her co-workers a wind reactive ink, which changes color upon contact ...
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Conference | Textile Spaces: Silk in 18th-Century Courtly Interiors ...

Conference | Textile Spaces: Silk in 18th-Century Courtly Interiors ... | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
From H-ArtHist: Textile Spaces: Silk in 18th-Century Courtly Interiors / Textile Räume: Seide im höfischen Interieur des 18. Jahrhunderts Potsdam, 17–20 September 2014 Registration due by 1 September 2014 During the ...
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India: New budget brings in good news for apparel & textile sector

India: New budget brings in good news for apparel & textile sector | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
Image Courtesy: pib.nic.inThe budget for the year 2014-15, presented by the new Government, ushered in good news for the textile sector.
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Kiian Specialty Inks launches PVC-free Plastisol inks for textile printing

Kiian Specialty Inks launches PVC-free Plastisol inks for textile printing | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
Kiian Specialty Inks has announced the launch of FREE, a range of PVC-free plastisol inks that meet all international textile standards and can be used with most textiles, from cotton to synthetics. FREE will be marketed under ...
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Recyclart, Upcycled, Recycled & Repurposed Ideas for your inspiration!

Recyclart.org: Thousands of ideas made from Reusing, Recycling, Repurposing & Upcycling…Projects may be artistic or homemade, it’s all about brainstorming creativity. (Plastic jug shelves are super creative!
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American Textile Recycling Service Collects Record-Breaking Pounds During ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

American Textile Recycling Service Collects Record-Breaking Pounds During ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
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ATRS Recycling sponsored nationwide events on six campuses across the US during its annual College Move Out Month campaign.
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Derby students' playtime in a textile mill helps inspire fashion collection ... - Derby Telegraph

Derby students' playtime in a textile mill helps inspire fashion collection ... - Derby Telegraph | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
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Sustainability - KeepMEcurrent.com

Sustainability - KeepMEcurrent.com | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
Whether it’s defined as the use of organic and/or natural fibers, recycling, repurposing, environmentally friendly practices or upcycling – turning waste or useless items into new products – sustainability may just be the new black in Maine and...
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Textile art - creating new surfaces using fabric scraps

Sign up for our Colouricious Club - free weekly online textile art ideas and inspiration. http://colouricious.com/textiles-ideas-blogs-colouricious-club/ See more ...
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OF MICE AND raMEN: Sophie Standing - Textile Art

OF MICE AND raMEN: Sophie Standing - Textile Art | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
OF MICE AND raMEN: Sophie Standing - Textile Art. http://t.co/0mAXcZBRTP . http://t.co/cNiBpsuQo6
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The only way is upcycling: Creating new looks from old - Belfast Telegraph

The only way is upcycling: Creating new looks from old - Belfast Telegraph | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
A Belfast teacher has turned her hobby for upcycling furniture into a thriving city centre business where hundreds of people have been learning how to transform their homes on a budget.
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Upcycling creates eco-friendly streetwear - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Upcycling creates eco-friendly streetwear - Saskatoon StarPhoenix | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
Life can be a wild ride and no one knows that better than Saskatoon designer Stevie Crowne.
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Southwest Airlines Launches Upcycling Project

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Southwest Airlines has launched an upcycling initiative to transform 43 acres of used leather seat coverings into new products.


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It is nice to hear that Southwest is involved in environmentally friendly projects. The travel industry is getting involved in some green initiatives.

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The Textile Blog: The Textile Blog Summer Book Sale

The Textile Blog: The Textile Blog Summer Book Sale | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
The Textile Blog Summer Book Sale starts today and goes on for a full week, ending at midnight on July 21. All 11 books on The Textile Blog site, irrespective of price or subject are half price, so most will go down from $7.99 ...
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Microalgae Prints are Nature's Smart Textiles

Microalgae Prints are Nature's Smart Textiles | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
A German studio channels nature with an analog textile printing process that uses microalgae to color its patterns in saturated, photo-sensitive hues.
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Textile Inspiration

Textile Inspiration | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
Other disciplines that can be used as inspiration for textiles, as featured on The Textile Blog (The Textile Blog has added new illustrations to its Pinterest board (http://t.co/b8btD2Z3uB)
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Upcycling, don't throw it away make something new!!!

Upcycling, don't throw it away make something new!!! | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
And here I've been throwing most of these things away!!! (Upcycling, don't throw it away make something new!!!
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Smart Landscaping Tips To Help You Save Energy (INFOGRAPHIC)

Smart Landscaping Tips To Help You Save Energy (INFOGRAPHIC) | Reworks textile | Scoop.it

There are number of other energy saving solutions, both solar and non-solar, that fall under the scope of home improvement projects, but sometimes, it’s the most down-to-earth strategies that can end up putting money back in your pocket.

Well-designed landscaping is one example of a potentially energy saving tactic for homeowners. By establishing a well-designed landscape that is suited to the regional climate and local weather conditions, homeowners can end up saving money on home energy costs, reducing the amount of water use, buffering their home from noise and air pollution, and staying more comfortable inside and out of the house. According to Energy.gov, a smart landscape design can reduce a home’s air conditioning costs by as much as 50%, planting windbreaks on three sides of a house can cut fuel consumption by 40%, and well-designed landscaping can pay for itself in less than 8 years.

Here’s a great infographic from Energy.gov that illustrates some energy saving landscaping tips...


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Bringing Textiles Back to the Triangle - ExitEvent

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Bringing Textiles Back to the Triangle
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The Triangle area is a major hub for technology and sustainable businesses.
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30 Creative Ways to Repurpose & Reuse Old Stuff

30 Creative Ways to Repurpose & Reuse Old Stuff | Reworks textile | Scoop.it
We all have stuff that no longer serves any purpose around the house, but we still have trouble getting rid of it. In order to help you get started, we made a selection of 30 creative repurposing, upcycling and reuse ideas.
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