Did you know the average American throws away more than 68 pounds of clothing each year? Join the revolution to reduce your carbon footprint-one T-shirt at a time! Widely known for her recycling efforts, environmental crafter Jenelle Montilone will show you how to upcycle tees into fun and fanciful quilts, accessories, toys, and gifts for the whole family. With nearly 30 easy-to-make ideas, you'll consume less and create more!
Jenelle Montilone is a recycling and repurposing revolutionary. With an environmental education background, she aims to make a difference for her sons' generation by changing the way people consume and create. Jannelle lives in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. trashn2tees.com
Chapter 1: My Sewing Philosophy Sewing with a Purpose Why T-shirts? Lifecycle of a T-shirt My Style Chapter 2: The Basics Terms to Know Tools Hand Stitch(es) Customizing Your Fabric Applique How to Use Templates and Patterns Making Yardage How to make T-shirt yarn Chapter 3: Wearables Summer Flounce Dress XX Your New Favorite Hoodie XX T-shirt Shard Jewelry *Scrappy! XX Men's Necktie XX Pom-Dot Scarf Chapter 4: Home Triangle T-shirt Quilt Arm Knit Throw Pillow Striped Bath Mat Macrame Plant Hanger Chapter 5: Kids and Pets Stuffed Buck Plushies XX Kid's Art Smock Pet Toys Dog Tug Catnip Knots Reversible Dog Shirt Cuff Bracelets Chapter 6: Celebrate Bunting Gift Bows Pom poms Napkin Ring with Interchangeable Appliques Holiday Stockings Christmas Tree Skirt Ruffle Globe Party Balls Chapter 7: No Longer Disposable Unpaper towels Duster refill Reusable Duster Mitt Sleeve Bag Reusable Produce Bags Triangle Market Bag