Our favourite DIY fashion projects of the week

Susta-Style by Bronte Hogarth

DID YOU KNOW: Australians collectively spend over $12 billion a year on more than a billion fashion items, but discarded clothing makes up 4-5% of waste going into our landfills!

Nothing that can be recycled or upcycled should be going into landfill! By recycling, reusing and upcycling through DIY projects we can save an estimated 17kg per month (200kg per year) of C02 a month.

We have searched the web for easy Fashion DIY’s and upcycling projects to save you time and energy, that you can invest into a new project.

Clothes: Block colour shirt

The perfect DIY for spring, a block colour shirt that mixes simple-chic style with bold n’ bright hues. See it on PS I Made This.

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Jewelry: Wire heart bracelet

Simple, cute and easy heart bracelet made from wire. See it on I Spy DIY.

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Accessories: Découpage floral bag

Hippy-boho and chic way to give a bag new life. Florals are perfect for spring. See it at Honestly WTF.

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