Upcycled T-Shirt Yarn Basket


Do you have some old t-shirts you no longer wear because they have a few holes or stains? Don’t throw them away! Turn them into yarn to make a funky yet sturdy, functional basket.


You will make yarn with your own old t-shirts and a basket base with clothesline. Then you will learn different patterns possible with the twining technique and how to make a rim to finish the basket. Students are encouraged to share their yarn to have a variety of colors. Finished dimensions will vary.

Stars & Snowflakes


Spruce up your holiday decorating with these charming woven reed ornaments. In this two-hour workshop you will weave three different stars and snowflakes using natural or dyed reed in a variety of color choices, then secure them with waxed linen thread. Each with be finished with a ribbon hanger. Make for yourself or as a gift. Each kit includes materials and templates for all three ornaments. Students will need to bring a 12” ruler and strong sharp scissors.

Twined Tapestry


Weave a charming wall-hanging, place mat, or table decoration using materials you likely have on hand – old t-shirts and clothesline. No loom required! All you will need to get set up is a wooden dowel. Students will learn how to make yarn from their old t-shirts, setting up a warp, and twined weaving in a variety of patterns.

© 2020 by Kimberley Harding

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