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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Nest.

In this Badge Bit, you will make rags out of old clothes.  (Note that this BB is part of an 8-part choose your own adventure list BB called the Jeeves List. You must complete eight Badge Bits in the Jeeves List.)


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Some articles on making rags out of old clothing
  - Turn Old Clothes into Dust Rags
  - Upcycle Old Clothing
  - How to Recycle T-Shirts into Dish Cloths

Related Threads
  - Mending Our Clothes... Do You?
  - Our Grandparents and Frugality
  - Ergonomics of Life





To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
   - upcycle old clothing into rags

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must provide:
   - a before picture of the old clothing
   - an after picture of the rags made from the old clothing
   - OR a 2-minute video of you doing this
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I needed more rags, and my husband had a stained shirt perfect for rags!
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T shirt
T shirt
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Cutting it
Cutting it
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All cut up
All cut up
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Pile of rags!
Pile of rags!
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I certify this BB is complete!

 
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I hope the rags don't need to be hemmed or sewn the way Nicole did so wonderfully...  We always just cut the shirts into squares and call it good enough.  We had three t-shirts with excessively large holes in them so it was time to make them into rags.
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Holey t-shirts
Holey t-shirts
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Pile o rags
Pile o rags
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I certify this BB is complete!

 
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Submission for new rags out of old clothes bb

I had a wonderful thermal but its sweat stained and too tight to wear! Now I have some awesome textured rags!

Sure beats buying them at harbor freight!

The cuffs seem like they will make some good dish scrubbers!
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Nasty thermal
Nasty thermal
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Swanky new rags
Swanky new rags
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I certify this BB complete!

 
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