A cheerful tote bag upcycled from men’s ties. Each tie is unpicked, ironed out flat and an interfacing backing added to reinforce the tie before piecing together to form the bag. Fully lined and reversible. Due to the upcycled nature, each piece is a one off.
Tie Tote (Red Stripe)
A cheerful tote bag upcycled from men’s ties
1 in stock
|Dimensions||75 × 35 × 3 cm|
Sample tie fabric, Ties
|About the designer||
Barley Massey has been referred to as “London’s Upcycling Queen”, practicing creative textile re use for over 25 years from her studio shop Fabrications on Broadway Market, East London. Barley has developed her own circular system made up of numerous interwoven strands – unique products, commissioning service and education. Most of Barley’s current designs rework waste clothing sourced from LMB recycling factory in East London, local charity shops or directly from individuals. Using a variety of deconstruction & reconstruction sewing techniques, Barley has a keen eye for the original features, fastenings and details, transforming the old into gold!