Browsing the "Fabrics" Category

Fab Fabrics: Waterproof Lotus Flower Fabric

May 15th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

Finding sustainable, waterproof fabric can be tricky. Even recycled synthetics contain quite a bit of new plastic in addition to the recycled content. That's why I was super excited to learn about a brand new waterproof fabric made from lotus flower stems. The fabric is a blend of lotus flower fibers and silk, and it's sustainable and waterproof!


5 Recycled Felt Projects

May 4th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

We love recycled felt around here! Ecofi felt is made from post-consumer plastic bottles, which means that every time you use it in your crafting, you're helping to divert plastic waste from the landfills. Not too shabby, right


How-to: Replace the Straps on a Tank Top

April 16th, 2013 | by Julie Finn

There's not an easier clothing modification to make than swapping out the shoulder straps on a strappy tank top. It takes just a few minutes to do, and it completely changes both the look and the fit of the top


10 Craft Ideas for Recycled Felt

November 29th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

We love recycled felt around here! It comes in a rainbow of colors, diverts plastic waste from the landfill, and is just a joy to cut, glue, and sew. Do you need some craft ideas for your stash of recycled felt? We've got you covered with these 10 projects!



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