shown previously), thus reclaiming its embedded water.
Have I shown this one before?
|Two recycled Ts into one.|
I pulled out KS 2555 again for myself. The t-shirt for the body started out white, but I dyed it with a mixture of burgundy and fuchsia Procion fiber-reactive dye. It's a perfect match for this sweater. (In fact, it's shown in the top picture of that post with the yarn swatch.)
Working with recycled textiles means having bins of "potential" tucked all over my home.
|Nice color match!|
Vogue 8175, originally published in 1991. I've made it once a long time ago and thought it would make a good starting point. The EF 'box-top' has slimmer sleeves. I'm not sure which type (slim or full) I prefer. Which do you think?
|If only it was so easy.|
I also unearthed a grouping of deep blue and white woven remnants. From top to bottom layers:
- cotton/lycra gingham poplin
- puckered rayon uneven plaid
- cotton/rayon blend chambray
If you haven't done so before, please read the links about world water day and reclaiming water at the top of this post. It's not just about shorter showers. For most people, the goods and food they consume account for more water than direct household use. Using less cotton and eating less meat are very effective ways to conserve water.