Using recycled jeans for making all sorts of other projects is a great way to reuse these indispensible items. I cannot remember when I had purchased my first pair, but I do remember that making money in high school from embroidering jeans for people. I loved it that I could something that other kids my… Continue reading Recycled Jean Bags
Here’s is the award-winning quilt “Silver Linings Crazy Quilt” (C) 2004 Carli Heinrichs. Its made from 99% recycled jacket linings and labels from clothing. The only new fabric used in this lovely quilt is the outside binding.
A few years ago, I met a lovely woman who had hand hooked several primitive hooked rugs. I was taken with the look of hooked rugs and began one of my own. This is my winter project.
I love handcrafting new bags and recently I started an Etsy store. I think the concept is wonderful, handmade, hand crafted. Here are a few of the recent new bags up on my Earthnrivers store at etsy.com
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What if we all decided to stop buying all sorts of things? I buy things that mean something to me, that have a value deeper in my life than immediate want. I ask myself, can I do without it? Can I? I mean really, can I go without it one day, one week, a few… Continue reading Stop Buying Things?
My class mates are learning new stuff about my reconstruction course I’m writing. I will be so glad to be finished my course load. I fall into bed each night with little tests, curriculum babbles dancing in my head. But it will be worth the effort. Stay tuned.