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Help me save 2500kg of textile waste from going to landfill [and a great cardigan pattern]

I sew A. LOT. and although I would like to say it was, by no stretch of the imagination is everything I make up-cycled, zero waste or otherwise sustainable or eco-conscious. ¬†There are some occasions though, where it just makes sense to take the eco option. Picture this: You are shopping for sweater knits. You…

Wool soaker in action

Draft and sew your own wool and fleece nappy covers

If you have a little one in cloth nappies/diapers and you were looking for a natural cover solution you may have come across wool covers (which are fantastic but I won’t go into all the benefits here – google it, you will be amazed) but then been bowled over by the price.
If you would like to have a go at making the cover above, check out my series on drafting a pattern and sewing a wool or fleece nappy cover on my other blog

Sock to legwarmer conversion

Baby Legwarmers in 5 minutes for $3.50

I have been wanting to get some leg warmers for our little one. We are doing a little toilet training, and getting all those winter layers on and off every time she needs to use the potty is a little tiresome.

Leg warmers are fab, one less thing to take off, and she doesn’t get so cold sitting on the potty. But at around $15 per pair…

…well like I tell my husband, It’s not that I don’t have it, I would just rather spend it on a Caribbean holiday:)

So…