Give new life to your old and discarded clothes!
Locked up at home, several people have taken Marie Kondo to their closets, making them rediscover a lot of old saris, shirts, shirts and other items on the back of their closets, which they haven't used in years, will never return. to use, and of absolutely no use to you. nSome of the cleverest people are remodeling these discarded sections of your wardrobe into all sorts of interesting and useful items. Have a look:
CONVERT OLD SARIS TO SOFA COVERS, SHIRTS IN COLLECTIONS
My husband has shirts that are almost a decade old, which he no longer wears. However, they have been lying in the closet all these years, well pressed. Similarly, many of my saris that I bought and gave me, have almost never been used, have been consuming the space. As I tidied up my wardrobe, I realized that I needed to do something about it. Since I can't even give them away right now, I decided to use some of my saris to make three shots for my beds and sofas. I also made a quilt and cushion covers from my husband's old shirts, says Jaya Dutta, owner of a Kolkata-based boutique.
MEMORY COLLECTIONS TO PRESERVE SPECIAL EQUIPMENT
The enterprising Sunaina Serna Ahluwalia has created a quilt with her late mother's saris.
Two years have passed since my mother passed away and she left her closet full of saris. I wanted to keep them close to me all the time, he tells us, adding: I found the concept of a memory quilt and decided to use two of his saris to make one.
DUPATTAS ARE TRANSFORMED IN BOHO CURTAINS
Entrepreneur and home decor expert Neha Pathak has turned her old saris into quirky boho curtains.
“I found worn and broken saris. So I made use of all that material, and all the time I have due to the blockage, to create these curtains, says Neha, who even posted a tutorial on Instagram. All you need to do is cut long strips of sari or dupattas, all the same size, and tie them to the curtain rod.
Dhanashree Deshpande, a YouTuber, on the other hand, has reused her T-shirts and saris to make cushion covers and table runners. “Since we are all locked up, this is a good way to keep yourself busy and do something productive. All you need to do is cut the shirt according to the size of your cushion. You will need two pieces of fabric, one for the front and one for the back, plus the fabric on the top and bottom of the cushion. Make small cuts on the side of the fabric, on all four sides, and tie them in a knot, explains Dhanshree.
MAKE DIY MASKS WITH ANCIENT CLOTHING!
Patna-based housewife Laali Kumari is using her old saris to make masks for herself and her family during the confinement. “I learned to do it from the internet. First I washed my saris and cut them to the mask size. I added two small strips of fabric to each side and put the old elastic on my children's pants to keep them in place, says Laali.