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Transform your unwanted clothes into something new

It is projected that by 2019 35.4 billion pounds of post-consumer textile waste will be produced, according to the Council for Textile Recycling.

That means that Americans tend to toss out their unwanted clothes way more times than they find another use for them. 546 more words


Sustainable Saturday: Christmas presents

Let’s talk Christmas presents. I know this is a bit late in the game/month, but hopefully this will help if you want to be a bit more environmentally conscious this holiday. 1,600 more words

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Viola the Dixie 5 Drawer High Boy Dresser

Introducing Viola the Dixie (stamped) Vintage 5 drawer high boy dresser!
Viola’s has been painted in Grey/Violet to highlight her amazing details.
Viola features 5 freshly lined, solid wood dovetail smooth running drawers on wooden runners. 8 more words


Crochet Jar Covers

I absolutely hate throwing things away and am always looking for ways to upcycle everyday objects that would otherwise be heading for the bin

I have an obsession with saving glass jars and using them to keep all sorts in – pens, hooks, knitting needles, stationary and lots more things – tall jars are great as vases and cost next to nothing to make. 1,233 more words


After WWII, Medical Stretchers Were Made Into Fences In London

According to The Telegraph –

On numerous housing estates throughout London, the rows of black steel and mesh railings guarding red brick mansion blocks appear, at first glance, little more than a quirk of post-war architectural design. 35 more words

Lily of the valley

This dress was my first attempt to subtraction pattern cutting. I thought it would be unwearable but I actually ended up wearing it as a costume. 21 more words

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