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Upcycling Corner


In the Upcycling Corner, students can find free materials like fabrics and wood for their creative projects.



Different size of Fabric (Knitted, Woven, Non-Woven ), can be used on fashion design/ costume making.

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Different size of swatches, can be used on fashion design/ costume making.


Acrylic sheets

Different size of Acrylic sheets, can be used on costume/ model/ accessories making.


Sewing threads/Yarn

Different colour of sewing threads/ yarn, can be used on fashion design/ costume making.



Different type of Fastener (Button, Zip, etc. ) , can be used on fashion design/ costume andaccessories making.


Wood blocks

Different size of wood blocks, can be used on costume/ model/ accessories making.



Different type of decoration , can be used on fashion design/ costume and making.



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Thermoplastic, can be reformed and used on costume/ model/ accessories making.

Applicants will be notified by email within a week regarding the approval of their application. Once approved, they can collect the items from the workshops during office hours.

What is Upcycling?

Upcycling is the process of transforming waste materials or unwanted items into new products of higher value or quality. Unlike recycling, which breaks down materials to create new ones, upcycling focuses on creatively repurposing existing materials to give them a new life and purpose.

Upcycling can be applied to various materials, including textiles, furniture, glass, plastic, and more. For example, old fabric scraps can be turned into unique patchwork quilts or fashion accessories, while discarded wooden pallets can be repurposed into stylish furniture or garden planters.

Advantages of Upcycling

The essence of upcycling lies in finding creative solutions to repurpose materials that would otherwise end up in landfills. It encourages resourcefulness, imagination, and sustainability by extending the lifespan of materials and reducing the consumption of new resources.

Not only does upcycling contribute to waste reduction and conservation of resources, but it also allows for the creation of one-of-a-kind, environmentally friendly products. It promotes a circular economy mindset, where materials are continuously reused and transformed, rather than being disposed of after a single use.

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