Patchwork makes the dream work
No trend comes and goes as often as “ patchwork ”. But this season we are experiencing the assembled styles again from a completely different side, namely as a sweater . A Patchwork sweater It can be easily sewn together from several old worn-out sweaters if you have an overlock sewing machine at your disposal to process knitted fabrics properly. If the effort is too much for you, you can also find it here Princess Goes Hollywood cuddly soft patchwork sweater in delicate pastel tones .
First and foremost - the buttoned cardigan
For a long time , cardigans were considered staid and dusty. But celebrate this year Cardigans their big comeback. Cardigans in bright statement colors such as pink, green, orange or light blue in particular win the hearts of all fashion and knitting fans. But in contrast to previous years, the cardigan is now preferably worn closed - with a T-shirt underneath or simply without it, as a sweater.
But please with glitter!
Have you had enough of your boring cardigan/sweater or are you looking for a jacket alternative for special occasions? Then there is one Cardigan with rhinestones just right for you! You can give any sweater or cardigan a glamorous makeover by attaching lots of rhinestones with fabric glue. Alternatively, you can also replace the buttons on old cardigans to create a more elegant overall look. If you prefer without anything big Upcycling project If you simply want a sweater or cardigan with rhinestones , we have just the right styles for you in our online shop.
Newly presented: sweater-floral dress combination
The floral dress and sweater combination is a great way to wear a dress even in winter while giving any sweater a new look. Instead of wearing jeans or sweatpants as usual, this season we're styling our favorite plain-colored sweaters with dresses or skirts in matching colors. This creates a break in style that is suitable for everyday use and the colors come into their own even more beautifully. Strong sweater colors like poison green or royal blue are particularly trendy this year.
Upcycling tip : Give washed-out hoodies a new lease of life by redyeing them using washing machine fabric dye.
Why actually upcycling?
Upcycling is a great way to turn your old sweater into a new and stylish piece of clothing - all while being environmentally friendly, of course. It also means you don't have to spend money on expensive designer pieces to stay on top of fashion. With a little creativity and a few basic sewing techniques, you can transform your old sweater into a beautiful evening dress.
To get started, you should unzip the sweater and remove the sleeves and collar. This gives you the basis for your dress. After that, you can start customizing the look to your liking. Replacing the collar with a belt or sewing on sequins are just a few ways to create a new look. Thanks to the different colors and fabrics you can use, you have free choice when designing your very own evening dress.
The best thing about upcycling is not just the creativity and freedom of design, but also the fact that it is so incredibly good for our environment. The more we recycle and upcycle existing materials, the fewer resources we have to use - and the better it is for our planet!
So, what are you waiting for? Think about what you can do with your old sweater today - and be inspired by the variety of upcycling possibilities!