Handmade Reviews

Jewelry Making with Vintage Finds

Published on December 14th, 2007 | by Melissa Stajda


Etsy is a great shopping resource, especially for crafting supplies. When you’re looking to make your own jewelry and want one-of-a-kind beads or findings, vintage is the way to go. Making use of vintage supplies is [&hellip... Read More

Tools + Supplies

Yearn-worthy Yarns: Farmhouse American Wool

Published on December 13th, 2007 | by Victoria Everman


Another day, another new series premiere here on Crafting a Green World. I’ve already begun work on the next installments of the “Top 5 Must-Have Tomes …” series, but one on-going project is never enough (I’m [&hellip... Read More

Handmade Reviews

Green Gifts For Guys

Published on December 12th, 2007 | by Melissa Stajda

Well, it’s that time of year again when I search far and wide for the perfect handmade and earth friendly holiday gifts. While I have no trouble finding numerous items I’d like to add to my [&hellip... Read More

Events + Contests

Poppytalk Handmade’s December Holiday Madness Sale

Published on December 10th, 2007 | by Victoria Everman


The December edition of Poppytalk Handmade is now online! What’s that you say? You haven’t heard of Poppytalk Handmade? It’s a “monthly online street market curated by [blogger] Poppytalk to showcase, buy and sell handmade goods [&hellip... Read More


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Burda Open Source Sewing is the MySpace of DIY Fashion

Published on December 6th, 2007 | by Victoria Everman


Prefer to take your personal style into your own hands? Had enough of mass produced cheap fashion? Looking for something unique? Then Burda Style, the newest community-based online do-it-yourself style destination, is for you. According to [&hellip... Read More

Clothing + Fashion

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Martha Stewart’s Chic Denim Makeovers

Published on December 5th, 2007 | by Victoria Everman

A mainstay in wardrobes all over the world, denim has been around since the late eighteenth century. Strong and versatile, you can find all kinds of clothing and accessories made from this basic material, including tops, [&hellip... Read More


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Make Your Own Stylish and Functional Reusable Bag

Published on December 4th, 2007 | by Victoria Everman


Accessories, such as shoes or jewelry, are just as important as the basics of your wardrobe. With all of the reusable bags available on the market (many of which have been covered right here on Green [&hellip... Read More

Clothing + Fashion

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Gussy Up A Blanket For Fashionable Warmth

Published on December 3rd, 2007 | by Victoria Everman


As the sweaty days and humid nights of Summer wane away, the changing leaves and cooler breezes of Autumn are vividly upon us. It’s time to bring out the jeans, blankets, sweaters, and all our other [&hellip... Read More

Books + Magazines

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Knitty.com’s Fall 2007 Frankenknits Column

Published on November 29th, 2007 | by Victoria Everman


Remember how bummed you were when your favorite sweater got a hole in it? Even with similar structural blemishes, I find it hard to part with my favorite garments — ones that have been worn during [&hellip... Read More

Events + Contests

Contest Alert!: The Great American Craft Off

Published on November 23rd, 2007 | by Victoria Everman

Feeling patriotic? OK, so it’s nowhere near July 4th, but that doesn’t mean you can’t try and channel your love for the stars and stripes … especially for over $6,000 in prizes! The Great American Craft [&hellip... Read More

Books + Magazines

Knit.1 Magazine Winter 2007 Issue Preview

Published on November 21st, 2007 | by Victoria Everman


After their well-received Green issue, Knit.1 Magazine continues to bring the classic art of knitting to thousands of younger purl pursuers. I must admit, the publication is a personal favorite of mine and I have been [&hellip... Read More


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Top 5 Must-Have DIY Sewing Tomes

Published on November 21st, 2007 | by Victoria Everman


Second-hand and vintage stores (as well as most household closets) are bursting at the seams with unwanted and rarely-worn clothes. Instead of sending them to a landfill, or using even more resources to make and purchase [&hellip... Read More

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