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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

Hi there! I'm Becky Striepe, a green crafter and vegan foodie living in Atlanta, Georgia with my husband and two cats. My mission is to make eco-friendly crafts and vegan food accessible to anyone who wants to give them a go. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .



3 Responses to Recycled Fashion: Five DIY Accessories

  1. Exquisitely_aleda says:

    Oh my God..it’s soo pretty!

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