Reducing waste through upcycling, repurposing, refashioning and reloving.

Showing posts with label repurpose leather jacket. Show all posts
Showing posts with label repurpose leather jacket. Show all posts

Repurpose: Leather Coat Bag




When I stumbled upon this fantastic coat refab by Luz (of Luz Patterns) I couldn't wait to share it! Then I had irritating internet issues that shut me down for a bit. But I'm back and here it is. I've seen old leather upcycles before (old round up here) ... but nothing this beautifully crafted. And she shows her makeover in detail.

Thanks to Luz for permission to share!  (PS: She's a crochet, sewing and DIY whiz so enjoy the blog)



Upcycle: Leather belts, purses and jackets!


Thrift stores are full of old leather belts, jackets and purses that are so far out of style / size / this decade (!) that no one really wants them. So they're often insanely cheap. Here's my challenge to you:  I've gathered 23 projects for you. If you leave this post without being inspired to dig out that old jacket ... or rush out and thrift one of those poor old leather items, I'll bite down on something ...