Willa Harbridge, 59--Regional Victoria, Australia

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Connect with Willa:

 


FACEBOOK:
'Funky Rustica Upcycled Clothing'

 

Contact Willa:

 

funkyrustica@gmail.com

Please Note: All Answers and Photos are Submitted by the Artist. Permission to use any information or photos must be requested from the individual themselves.

How long have you been Upcycling/Refashioning/Recreating Clothing from thrifted textiles?

 

Started at about 8 years old with fabric left overs etc

How long have you been sewing?

Since I was about 8!

How and why did you get started in Upcycling/Refashioning?

 

My mother upcyled clothes. Then when She died I went full on into upcyling. It is also how I recover from a stressful job and marriage which has now ended.

 

Why do you Upcycle/Refashion/Recreate clothing from thrifted textiles?

 

Environmental reasons, Creativity and because I want nice and special clothes

What type of clothing do you like to create and why?

 

Body size inclusive layered looks with unusual details or addition of embroidery, appliqué, free style machine exhibition

What was your favorite project?

I couldn’t say.

What is your favorite textile to Upcycle/Refashion/Recreate from? and why?

 

Old silk, linen, old doilies and table and bedding linens And anything that I fancy I like to incorporate found objects and eco dyeing.

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Willa Harbridge, 59--Regional Victoria, Australia

Connect with Willa:

 


FACEBOOK:
'Funky Rustica Upcycled Clothing'

 

Contact Willa:

 

funkyrustica@gmail.com

Please Note: All Answers and Photos are Submitted by the Artist. Permission to use any information or photos must be requested from the individual themselves.

How long have you been Upcycling/Refashioning/Recreating Clothing from thrifted textiles?

 

Started at about 8 years old with fabric left overs etc

How long have you been sewing?

Since I was about 8!

How and why did you get started in Upcycling/Refashioning?

 

My mother upcyled clothes. Then when She died I went full on into upcyling. It is also how I recover from a stressful job and marriage which has now ended.

 

Why do you Upcycle/Refashion/Recreate clothing from thrifted textiles?

 

Environmental reasons, Creativity and because I want nice and special clothes

What type of clothing do you like to create and why?

 

Body size inclusive layered looks with unusual details or addition of embroidery, appliqué, free style machine exhibition

What was your favorite project?

I couldn’t say.

What is your favorite textile to Upcycle/Refashion/Recreate from? and why?

 

Old silk, linen, old doilies and table and bedding linens And anything that I fancy I like to incorporate found objects and eco dyeing.

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THANK YOU

Willa!

 

FOR SHARING YOUR STORY

 

& UPCYCLES WITH US!

 

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