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how to use fabric scraps

I hear this expression all the time, “thou shalt not waste any piece of fabric…”. OK, maybe it’s just when I’m talking to myself but still, it’s a good principle to live by. See all the fun you can have with tiny pieces of fabric? You can make all sorts of colorful things with scraps […]

design, fabric, fashion, purses, sewing, travel

upcycling at it’s best

While in Cambodia last month we picked up a couple of messenger bags made from recycled rice sacks. Upon further inspection I realized they have a website,, with many other varieties of bags available- and I wish I had purchased at least one of every kind of their bags and wallets (they were extremely […]