undoneclothing

a boutique of re-creation, upcycling and trashion...

Idaho, United States · 1499 Sales

undoneclothing

a boutique of re-creation, upcycling and trashion...

Idaho, United States 1499 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(613)
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Michelle

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Announcement   Undone Clothing Company is a handmade studio in Boise, ID that specializes in unique upcycled creations to wear, share and enjoy. ** IT'S SALE TIME IN THE STUDIO! GET A FREE BRACELET WITH ANY WATCH PURCHASE THROUGH MAY 31 & CHECK OUT THE CLOSEOUT SECTION FOR LAST CHANCE DEALS **

Do you have a custom request? Want to use a favorite watch face or incorporate Grandma's heirloom tape measure? Please let me know...I would be more than happy to work with you to create a unique item that is special or sentimental to you!

Wholesale and bulk orders welcome. Just send me a message for more details.

After you place your first order, check your email to receive $5.00 off your next order!

Questions?
http://www.etsy.com/convo_new.php?to_undoneclothing
Helpful Checkout Information:
http://www.etsy.com/help_guide_checkout.php
More Fun Shops:
http://undoneeclectic.etsy.com (tons of vintage goodness)
http://backstashandbygones.etsy.com (even more vintage fun)

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Last updated on Apr 14, 2016

Undone Clothing Company is a handmade studio in Boise, ID that specializes in unique upcycled creations to wear, share and enjoy. ** IT'S SALE TIME IN THE STUDIO! GET A FREE BRACELET WITH ANY WATCH PURCHASE THROUGH MAY 31 & CHECK OUT THE CLOSEOUT SECTION FOR LAST CHANCE DEALS **

Do you have a custom request? Want to use a favorite watch face or incorporate Grandma's heirloom tape measure? Please let me know...I would be more than happy to work with you to create a unique item that is special or sentimental to you!

Wholesale and bulk orders welcome. Just send me a message for more details.

After you place your first order, check your email to receive $5.00 off your next order!

Questions?
http://www.etsy.com/convo_new.php?to_undoneclothing
Helpful Checkout Information:
http://www.etsy.com/help_guide_checkout.php
More Fun Shops:
http://undoneeclectic.etsy.com (tons of vintage goodness)
http://backstashandbygones.etsy.com (even more vintage fun)

Michelle

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Michelle

Tape Measure Earrings in Pink
US$8.00
Tape Measure Bracelet in Bright Yellow
US$3.00
Tape Measure Coin Pouch in White
US$12.00
SALE! Tape Measure Earrings in Lavender
US$5.00
Tape Measure Coin Pouch in Pink
US$12.00
Tape Measure Watch - Square Face
US$20.00
Tape Measure Coin Pouch in Lime Green
US$12.00
Tape Measure Watch - Round Face
US$20.00
Tape Measure Watch - Square Face
US$20.00
Tape Measure Bracelet in Blue
US$3.00
Tri-Fold Tape Measure Wallet in Pink
US$15.00
Tape Measure Earrings in Bright Yellow
US$8.00
Tape Measure Coin Pouch in Blue
US$12.00
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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(613)
Jenna249

Jenna249 on May 21, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Arrived quickly and the recipient loved it

Ciara

Ciara on May 14, 2016

4 out of 5 stars

It is exactly what I expected!

Ciara

Ciara on May 14, 2016

4 out of 5 stars

It is exactly what I expected!

Ciara

Ciara on May 14, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

exactly what I expected!

rigina012470

rigina012470 on May 10, 2016

4 out of 5 stars

Very cute, not tiny.. Good quality with very strong snaps! Does run a little big... I ordered a M for my mom's little wrists and it was even too big for me! Not a problem, though!! She quilts and sees and is simply going to add another snap! Very happy with this product and would definitely recommend‼️‼️🤗

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About

The Undone Story... an Interview with Michelle Hansen

1. What inspired you to upcycle?

I got started in upcycling by browsing garage sales and thrift stores... there was so much potential to be found in what other people considered "trash". My first upcycled piece was a skirt I made from an old feed sack and some worn out levis. It was so comfortable to wear and I always got tons of compliments. From there I expanded to other materials. In college I was introduced to "wearable art" and what I had been doing really started to hit home. I've been working with unconventional materials ever since.

2. What inspires your designs?

There are so many things that inspire the items I make... textures, color, logos, words. I find myself picking up a piece of packaging or an odd colored button and thinking "Gee, what could I make with this?" To start using items for a new purpose really makes you look at your world in a different way. I have to admit that I'm naturally a pack-rat so upcycling is really the perfect answer for me... I can save all the fabulous shiny bits that no one else wants anymore and remake them into something useful again. The way I see it, its a win-win situation.

3. What do you use as a medium(s) & why

Over the years I've tried a little bit of everything... I've used neckties and shot bags, made a bodice out of records to match a skirt of unreeled cassette tapes, sewn through numerous materials that a sewing machine was probably never meant to meet and tried my hand at countless different techniques. My favorite, of course, would have to be tape measures! I love the feel and smell of them... plasticy and strong, yet supple and able to be manipulated as fabric. I like the challenge of working with a "fabric" that isn't really a fabric and trying out all sorts of different designs. And of course I'm always on the lookout for new mediums to work with and new techniques to try.

5. Where do you get your material?

Like I mentioned earlier, I'm a pack-rat. That means I love finding new treasures in random places. I'm an avid explorer of antique shops and thrift stores, estate sales and auctions. I love browsing the racks of a fabric store, rummaging through sale bins and scouring the internet.

6. What tools/equipment do you use?

I use all the typical tools of a seamstress and a mixed media artist: sewing machine, eyelet punch, crochet needles, power tools. Basically whatever I need to get the job done.

7. What are some interesting comments/compliments you've received from people? (you could also include what people have guessed your items are made of)

I get a lot of interest in my pieces when I'm wearing them around town. From afar they actually look like fabric, but as people get closer they are usually entranced. "How did you do that?!" is probably the most common response. There is generally a really good reaction and a lot of conversation about upcycling, recycling and repurposing which is great. It really is a wonderful way for people to become conscious about the environment and different ways we as individuals can make an impact.

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