7 Upcycling Ideas Using Mixed Media / Mixed Technique Crochet

t-shirt dress crochet tutorial

Use your crochet skills to turn any ordinary object into a work of art. You can upcycle many things with crochet. And you can add crochet to a variety of other materials to create items that are both beautiful and functional. Here are new ideas for upcycling with crochet and incorporating crochet into mixed media.

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Upcycled Doily Bridal Crochet by Daniel Laukat

bridal crochet gown

Daniel Laukat is a San Francisco based fashion designer but I didn’t actually discover his work locally; I saw it in an article I spotted when browsing information about crochet during fashion week; Anna Petkovich writing about Sacramento Fashion Week said, “Don’t miss Daniel Laukat’s feminine, ethereal collection of crochet and lace summer wedding dresses made entirely from recycled textiles.” I immediately had to find out more.

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How to #RecycleYourPeriodPad Into an iPhone Cozy with Crochet

crochet iphone cozy

I’m happy to be part of the Poise campaign to raise awareness about light bladder leakage (LBL) in a fun way – by finding a creative way to upcycle unused period pads with a DIY project. For my project, I’ve taken unused pads, stitched them together and added crochet to create a water-absorbent, protective, cute new iPhone cozy.

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