Tools + Supplies

Published on February 9th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

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Recycled Fashion: Five DIY Accessories

Head band
Store bought accessories are no fun! These mass produced pieces are bad for the planet and lack the personality of something you made yourself. Instead of hitting the big box store for your accessory needs, why not hit your crafty stash instead? Here are some ways to accessorize and show off your crafty skills at the same time.

1. Ruffled Headband

Kilduff Kolleen showed us how to turn scrap fabric and vintage buttons into a cute, ruffled headband. If you don’t have a full quarter yard of fabric in your stash, you can always quilt together smaller pieces to create one. The mix of patterns and color will make this unique hairpiece pop!

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About the Author

My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .



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