Taking something that would be otherwise thrown away and using it to make something beautiful. This tag is a better partner with others like clothing.
Upcycling is a huge crafting movement that is all about taking all kinds of materials like plastics, paper products, clothing etc. and using those as materials for other projects ranging from decorations, clothing, jewelry and many others.
This tag should be used as a meta tag with other tags. Your clothing project could be using recycled goods for example.