Upcycle Report – Patchwork Totebag

Inspiration Around the time when the upcycling project was being introduced, my brother was spring cleaning his closet. This usually means a bunch of hand-me-downs for me, especially shirts, shorts,…

Upcycle Progress – Patchwork Tote

Overview The goal of my upcycling project is to turn my brother’s old jeans, that I don’t fit, into something I can wear and use. Using three pairs of denim…

Upcycle Aesthetic – Patchwork

Patchwork is a technique that involves sewing together small pieces of fabric to create a larger design. Its roots date back all the way back to ancient times when it…

Aesthetic Exploration: Kawaii

While the word “kawaii” in Japanese means “cute,” its meaning transformed from simply describing something that was lovable to a specific aesthetic that is prevalent in many forms in popular…