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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.)

Handspun Art Yarn from my wedding dress - 181 yds


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  • Materials: weddingdressparts, fabric, satin, nylon, tulle, ribbon, lace, zipper, embellishments
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