Make a plastic bag sleeve to hang on a cabinet door or for the vehicle. Requires little fabric and sews in less than an hour.
Sew some potholders for colleagues and friends this gift-giving season. A half yard will make four, but the same process can be used to upcycle materials on hand.
Make wax wraps and eliminate plastic wrap from your everyday kitchen routine. These wraps work well as a replacement for plastic wrap and can be reused again and again. Rinse and repeat. They do get old, but they can be revived to new with a visit to the oven. Makes a great gift, too!
Learn to make toasty slippers for home or for gifts out of repurposed fabrics. Great project for beginner sewists and a wonderful gift for any occasion or holiday.
Make paper pots for planting seeds. Repurpose paper that is lying around the house to start an urban garden.
this pocket wrap was inspired by a picture on social media and made from upcycled materials.
A face mask can be a simple home made project for even beginner sewists. You will need a sewing machine for this project. A link to the free pattern is included. Make a few extra for the neighbors and friends, while your at it.
Attaching a button is easy. With just a needle and thread, you can attach a button to anything!
Have you ever given thought to the amount of plastic that is used for deodorant packaging? It came across my mind a few months ago as I was at the store readying myself to purchase another two-pack. It has been my personal mission to reduce my use of plastics in the hygiene department, so IContinue reading “Home Made Deodorant”
There is something very special about home made gifts. To me, it feels like a gesture of sentiment. There is meaning in a hand made gift. For this project, the perfect paper makes the gift of this ornament a true gesture of sentiment. Best of all, it’s super easy and cheap. All you need forContinue reading “Decoupage Ornaments”