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Five ways to evaluate if used clothing can be re-fashioned

In these ecologically sensitive times, re-fashioning and upcycling are becoming bona fide ways of self expression.

Re-fashioning concerns altering and adjusting already-owned clothing for a new look. Upcycling covers taking something you no longer do anything with, and putting it to a different use that’s practical and useful.

However, when it comes to re-fashioning, sometimes it’s difficult to know which garments more easily lend themselves to alterations. This video covers the five signs to look for, to identify whether a piece of used clothing will be a good fit for your next re-fashioning project.

View the original video here.

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