Virtual/Instructor-led training

Upcycling 101:

Creative Ways to Repurpose Household Items

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Welcome to “Upcycling 101: Creative Ways to Repurpose Household Items”!

In this workshop, we’ll be exploring fun and creative ways to turn old clothes, furniture, and other household items into new and useful items.

Whether you’re a seasoned upcycler or a complete beginner, we’ve got something for everyone!

  • What is upcycling and why is it important?
  • Gathering materials: what to look for and where to find it
  • Safety considerations: what to watch out for when upcycling
  • Simple projects: turning old t-shirts into bags, headbands, or scarves
  • Intermediate projects: refashioning old clothes into new pieces of clothing or accessories
  • Advanced projects: creating complex items such as quilts or rugs from old clothes
  • Simple projects: giving old furniture a fresh coat of paint or new hardware
  • Intermediate projects: repurposing old furniture into new items, such as turning a dresser into a bookshelf or a bench
  • Advanced projects: creating custom furniture from scratch using recycled materials

We hope you enjoy learning about upcycling and get inspired to give it a try at home!

Remember, upcycling is a great way to reduce waste, save money, and get creative.

Happy upcycling!