Sep
23
2019
Yellow Springs
69°
moderate rain
humidity: 100%
wind: 8mph SSW
H 70 • L 68

Articles About upcycling

  • Young entrepreneurship — Friends launch DIY clothing line

    Friends Lucas Hudson and Zoren Egea-Kaleda, who this summer launched an original brand they call Soupçon, will present their new fashion line of silk-screened T-shirts and one-of-a-kind clothing items at a pop-up show Friday, Aug. 2, from noon to 7 p.m., at Wildflower Boutique downtown. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Friends Lucas Hudson and Zoren Egea-Kaleda  knew that launching a new DIY brand from Zoren’s basement bedroom would present a variety of challenges.

  • Fixing up ‘stuff,’ building bonds

    Deborah Dillon brought her “chirping” 46-year-old clock radio to last Saturday’s Repair Café, a free event for repairing household items such as clothing, furniture, lamps, computers and other small electronics. Duard Headley, also pictured, was one of the volunteer “fixers.” The Repair Café was organized by Kat Walter of YS Time Exchange. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Twenty-five people brought items ranging from laptops to old slippers to electric boot driers to the recent Repair Café at the Bryan Center, organized by the Yellow Springs Time Exchange. There were nine volunteer “fixers” on hand to help.