September 17th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Before you take the scissors to that pile of screen-printed jersey knit, check out this master list of T-shirt crafts that you can wear--there are T-shirt mods for your top, T-shirt mods for your bottom (ahem...), T-shirt mods for kids, but all of it is just the way that T-shirts are meant to be.
August 20th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Your chairs are ugly
July 29th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
There's nothing like hopping out of the pool and into a comfy, soft, bounteous towel.
But big beach towels are hard for little kids to manage, and that bleached, dyed terrycloth can be scratchy and harsh on damp, delicate skin.
It's an organic terrycloth hooded towel to the rescue!
May 21st, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Toddlers wear pillowcase dresses. YOU can wear a pillowcase top!
January 15th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Black clothing is the hardest clothing to maintain, because it's so vulnerable to fading. When the blacks in my outfits start looking faded, and my black shirt no longer matches my black hoodie, and my partner's black work pants start showing wear at the knee, instead of buying new clothes I grab a couple of packs of cheap fabric dye, and over the weekend I make our black garments look like new again
June 9th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe
I talked on Wednesday about more of the trouble with conventional cotton, but don't fret, my fellow seamsters! There are plenty of organic cotton resources out there to help you sew cute without any green guilt
June 6th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe
We've talked about the dirty side of cotton here before. Conventional cotton is an issue that's really close to my heart, so when I read the latest battle between big ag and Indian farmers, I thought I'd share it here
October 12th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
We talked yesterday about the dirty side of conventional cotton, but what's a green crafter to do?
October 11th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
Cotton has some really great marketing behind it, but conventional cotton has some dirty secrets
September 20th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
We are huge Betz White fans around here, so when she announced her partnership with Robert Kaufman to produce a line of eco-friendly fabrics, we were downright thrilled!