Handspun Art Yarn from my wedding dress - 2007 UpcycleBB Contest Entry - take something no longer useful and upcycle it to a higher purpose...
One (1) circa 1991 size 8 country tulle style wedding dress
Cut into long thin strips and scraps using sewing shears.
Handspun into singles on a foot operated spinning wheel.
Plyed on a drop spindle.
No other material used.
Transformed into 181 yards of usable art yarn.
75yds. - 2ply sparkle tulle and lace net (4.0 ounces)
33yds. - 2ply satin lining and body lace (6.3 oz.)
10yds. - 2ply sparkle tulle (0.3 oz.)
13yds. - 2ply "bit of everything" (4.7 oz.)
13yds. - 2ply sparkle tulle and trimmings (0.9 oz.)
2.5yds - scraps tied to tulle, kite tail style (1.2 oz.)
35yds. - single ply nylon netting (1.3 oz.)