Monthly Archives: January 2013

Are your crafting supplies green?

I love working with re-purposed fabrics.  My main material source is second-hand clothing.  I try very hard to not purchase new materials including buttons and findings, but I do purchase thread for sewing — so I am very  happy to … Continue reading

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Swap-O-Rama-Rama is back!!!

After a one year hiatus, Swap-O-Rama-Rama has returned and joined forces with the Logan Square Farmer’s Market and Urban Folk Circuit. Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a clothing swap and series of do-it-yourself workshops in which a community explores creative reuse through the … Continue reading

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Fix it – don’t toss it!

I had at least three different lamps break during the last days of December!  All that sewing finally got to them!  Some of them were metal and they were recovered by the scrap collectors that troll through my alley.  But … Continue reading

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