ASG member Julie Livingstone tells us what inspires her to re-fashion clothing and how she approaches the task.
I’ve recently been exploring the idea of making new clothes from other people’s cast offs. This was encouraged by the Castaway to Couture contest first run in 2015 by the Australian Sewing Guild, but I had already completed a few projects before then.
There is obviously an ethical reason for this practice, sustainability and all that, but to be honest I find it just fun! There is a challenge in seeing how inspired I