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Crocheting leftover yarns

What do you do with remnants of small threads and premium fabric too short to be made into clothes but too beautiful to be thrown to waste? Lolita and Stacy found the answer to this question: crochet earrings! Lolita and Stacy live on the paradise island of Mauritius and are the forces behind these colorful pieces of jewelry and accessories made from the leftover yarn and fabric. Inspired by their island’s natural beauty and wanting to do something to keep the oceans clean and serene, they started their upcycling journey. Lolita and Stacy work together with local artisans of Mauritius to make beautiful crop tops. The sewing, cutting and knitting of crop tops leaves behind small pieces of yarn and fabric in...

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Transforming sewing remnants into gorgeous jewelry

While growing up in the beautiful island of Mauritius, Yajvi was deeply moved by her grandmother’s hard work to hand-sew stunning dresses and by the love and care she put into her work. While the dresses were beautiful, there was also a lot of fabric scrap that used to get produced during this design and cutting process. Not to forget, the leftover pieces were beautiful satin and premium cotton in solids and prints. After all, they were meant for sewing elegant party dresses! Inspired by her grandmother to create something beautiful coupled with a deep passion to do her part to protect the environment, Yajvi learnt the art of hand-sewing from her mother. Yajvi then started to upcycle the scraps...

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