As a kid in the '70's I remember being taught to crush soup cans and collect compost. In many aspects of my life they have been a great inspiration, a font of creativity and inventiveness. When I began collecting old clothes, cutting them up, dyeing, screen-printing and quilt-patchworking things back together, they were a wonderful source of inspiration offering me their old sweaters, and memories of my great-grandmothers party dresses.
Her designs are all one of a kind, as we mention above and she has a gamut of products from mittens to bags, "swackets", upholstered chairs and my personal favourite, the cumberbun apron. The prices are varied with the one-of-a-kind work and range between $40 and $1200 U.S. These clothes are really capitalizing on the 97.4% net energy savings from reusing cotton clothing. Check out their website here. The "Doily Girl shirt" picture above is Copyright Moira & Obbie 2007.