A few years ago my husband brought me back a beautiful one size fits all dress from Africa. The texture is lovely but I found the tie-dye print a bit let's say "young" for me so I recycled it into two little pillow case dresses for my daughters which they have now outgrown.
After reading the book "Joseph Had a Little Overcoat" by Simms Taback (highly recommend) the girls want to repurpose the dresses further.
Video link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-z7NJgngkA.
Recycling clothes to household items is a project my kids are finding fun and it's a good life lesson. Here is a link we found useful http://savedbylovecreations.com/2012/02/50-recycled-t-shirt-craft-projects.html
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