Learning how to upcycle clothes will become one of the most sustainable hobbies you can adopt. It reduces waste and leans away from fast fashion. Aside from that, you can also reinvent your old wardrobe pieces which can offer a load of other benefits. Then, you can learn a new skill which always remains handy. You also end up with something bespoke and customized to your own personal style. And, well, nobody else will have the said item. Meanwhile, you might even find how much you enjoy being crafty.
The best TikTok hacks and ideas on how to upcycle clothes
Upcycling clothes remain a step toward sustainability. It also minimizes our impact on the planet and protects the well-being of those who inhabit it. Aside from keeping clothes in circulation for as little as we can, deciding to upcycle clothes remains a direct consequence of humanity’s evolution as an environmentally aware society.
T-SHIRTS TO TRENDY CUTOUT TOPS
@mayahavanaCute top to make from an old T-shirt @tiktok_uk #LearnOnTikTok #sewingtutorial #upcycle #sewingdiy♬ original sound – Maya Cooper Evans
OLD JEANS INTO BUCKET HATS
@conceptsbynikkisimple bucket hat made of a thrifted pair of levi’s! my bucket hat pattern + tutorial are already on youtube :)) #diy #sewing #upcycle♬ Tokyo – Lo-Fi version – Leat’eq
HODDIES INTO CORSETS
@ivyelizabetheewait till the end🤭 the bleach pen might be my new favorite tool.. @depop #depop #destinationdepop #fyp #thriftflip♬ Kiss Me More (feat. SZA) – Doja Cat
OLD BLAZERS INTO TRENDY FASHIONABLE ONES
@decadendz#ad giving you militant chic, with no sew 😌✨ #thrifting #upcycling #DIY #tiktokfashion #fyp #depop♬ GET YOU SOME – Gibbz
OVERSIZED SHIRTS INTO DRESSES
@paige.sechristhere’s an easy tutorial for those new to thrift flipping! #sewing #diy #thriftflip #upcycle #reworked #fashion #style #fyp #foryou♬ Steven Universe – L.Dre
How about you? How do you upcycle your clothes?
Angela Grace P. Baltan is a Communication graduate from Colegio de San Juan de Letran. She doesn’t hesitate to be opinionated in analyzing movies and television series. As a writer, she uses her articles to advocate for feminism, gender equality, and mental health among others.