Upcycled linen creations makes vintage and retro linen hot property at the op shops right now but what are people doing with them, they are probably not drying the dishes with these eye-catching pieces.
Here are some inspiring recreations from a quick trip on the web to get you looking at op shopped doileys, Manchester and table cloths in a new light. Apologies to those already on the linen hunt, you may have more competition but it’s for a good cause!
A Piece of Pie on Etsy makes beautiful clothing from retro linen. She has a great eye and creates for adults and children.
The Mustard Tree Op Shop in Lilydale is sometimes even able to save you the work and upcycles pieces when donations come in. These were two stools they had available in their beautiful op shop a few weeks ago made from upcycled linen they had donated.
Upcycled Linen Necklaces
These pretties were spotted on Mary Stanley they are just beautiful. A great way to use linen scraps that may be marked or damaged.
There are so many gorgeous upcycled linen dresses out there it was hard to choose just one example, I a big fan of birds though so this one stood out to me made by Kinchimama.
What to do with the scraps?
Make the most of the leftovers with these sweet buttons. Another great way to repurpose damage pillowcases or Manchester.
Do you make new creations from op shopped upcycled linen? Tell us more about them in the comments.
What are your thoughts? Do these upcycles work, have you a favourite?
Good luck on you op shop hunts