Browsing the "waste" Tag

How-to: Sew a Reusable Snack Bag

December 7th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Here's how you can make your very own reusable snack bag. This tutorial will make a 7" X 6.5" bag, which is a good size for little snacks or even a small sandwich. If you need something bigger or smaller, you can play around with the dimensions to whip up whatever size you like!


Zero Waste Sewing

May 10th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Zero waste has been a growing trend in the fashion industry, and I’m very excited to see it catching on in the craft world, as well!


Beat Holiday Waste with Reusable Gift Wrap

October 5th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

The U.S. generates an average of five million tons more waste during the holiday season, and the bulk of that is all of that beautiful, paper giftwrap that goes straight to the bin after we open our gifts. Luckily, we don't have to resort to disposables when it comes to wrapping gifts. There are a few more eco-friendly options out there. Here are some of my favorites


Three Questions with Urban Camouflage

June 23rd, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

Urban Camouflage turns everyday items into performance art. By repurposing run-of-the-mill disposables, German artists Simoné Gier and Michael Rundio make [&hellip



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