Monthly Archives: July 2011

Green Crafter: First World Trash

July 29th, 2011 | by Karen Lee

First World Trash makes functional accessories by recycling billboards and seat belts. The eco-chic items are carried in stores around the world and the owner's goal is to do what's good for the people of her hometown than just make accessories. Read more to find out where her ultimate vision lies.


How-to: Quilt with the Applique Method

July 28th, 2011 | by Karen Lee

The applique quilting method is easy and eco-friendly as it uses t-shirts and other various knick knack clothes for a memory quilt. If you have more than just t-shirts, using the applique method is the way to go if you want to make a memory quilt.


Five Upcycled Tie-Dye Projects That aren’t Tacky

July 25th, 2011 | by Julie Finn

When it comes to upcycling thrifted or vintage fabrics, tie-dye is an easy way to instill a complete make-over. From socks to bed sheets, check out these five projects that use tie-dye to turn something dingy and old into something colorful and new



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