Wednesday, 24 July 2013

African Dress Re-purposed

A few years ago my husband brought me back a beautiful one size fits all dress from Africa.  The texture is lovely but I found the tie-dye print a bit let's say "young" for me so I recycled it into two little pillow case dresses for my daughters which they have now outgrown.

After reading the book "Joseph Had a Little Overcoat" by Simms Taback (highly recommend) the girls want to repurpose the dresses further.
Recycling clothes to household items is a project my kids are finding fun and it's a good life lesson.  Here is a link we found useful

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