How to mend a hole in your wool sweater. This method leaves behind no bulky knots or loose tails. The longer we wear our clothes, the lower its carbon footprint. Mending plays a key role in making our clothes last as long as possible.
In Bangladesh, the women are calling on a 17 cents/hour increase to fill the gap in their wages. But the race to the bottom dictates that a tee should cost less than the price of a peppermint mocha, so they are denied.
Enjoy this free pattern and tutorial for a knotted pouch, sometimes referred to as an origami pouch. It is a reusable alternative for wrapping gifts this holiday; and afterwards it can be used for storing homemade bread and cookies, purchasing bulk groceries, holding yarn, and packing a picnic.
If it's taking space in the kitchen, mothers will tell you it needs to be a power player. While this wooden board is intended for a loaf of french bread, its elongated form makes a dramatic serving tray. Try these four ways to use this beautiful, fair trade serving piece.