How To Dye Silk with Roses and Irises

posted in: DIY Projects, Dyeing | 0

This is my first tutorial video; it covers a basic approach to naturally dyeing using an easy eco-printing technique. If you are new to natural dyeing, using flowers and leaves from your garden is a great way to start. Just know that nothing will turn out how you expect (usually it turns out better) and it is a very experimental … Read More

Summer Capsule Wardrobe

posted in: Capsule Wardrobes | 0

Recently I’ve been very interested in the idea of a capsule wardrobe; essentially a simplified and versatile wardrobe with minimal pieces. I’ve been working on simplifying my life and belongings and it’s also perfect timing for something like this since we’ll be moving 3 times this summer & fall (it will be a little crazy)! I came across this awesome website, Project … Read More

DIY Scrap Material Bunny

posted in: DIY Projects | 0

Have small pieces of fabric? Why not make this little bunny.   It was designed to use up scrap fabric from some of the clothing projects I’ve recently made. You can click on the picture or this link to be taken to the Fallow Slow Goods blog where you can view and save the pdf pattern which can be printed … Read More

Fair Trade Style

posted in: Fashion Picks | 0

May 10th 2014 – today is World Fair Trade Day! So for this eco style post I’ve found pretty, feminine, fairly made products in celebration of spring and beautiful women around the world! This group of clothing and accessories includes: 1. Sunshine Check scarf by Indigo Handloom, made from 100% cotton hand-woven in India, find it on Indigo Handloom shop. 2. Abigail … Read More

Makeup Detox – Natural & Eco Friendly Beauty

posted in: Natural Beauty | 0

I am currently in the process of detoxing my makeup – replacing my current beauty and personal care products/brands with non-toxic, eco-friendly, and cruelty-free alternatives. I’m doing this for health (there are some pretty terrible chemicals in cosmetics that I don’t want to keep putting on my skin), environmental, and ethical reasons. At first I thought this would mean a lot … Read More

Shapes & Shadows – Eco Collection

posted in: Fashion Picks | 0

A collection of geometric prints, unique shapes, cut-out details, and high contrast, neutral color combinations. While this group of sustainable summer picks does follow some current trends (and I definitely don’t promote trend-driven shopping!), I chose these pieces because they are all very wearable, transitional, and versatile. Neutrals like black, white, and beige easily integrate into your wardrobe, adding stylish … Read More

Summer Sky – Eco Collection

posted in: Fashion Picks | 0

Living in Vancouver summer *hopefully* means seeing a lot more of the beautiful blue sky. Also indigo is one of my favorite colours – so for my first style post I compiled some blue themed, eco-friendly and ethical summer items from online boutiques.   There is a shade of blue for everyone and all of these items could integrate well … Read More

Fallow Slow Goods Collection

A lot has been going on behind the scenes- I recently designed and made a collection for my new line Fallow Slow Goods. Which you can also view in my portfolio.   Fallow Slow Goods is a line of clothing, accessories, and home goods focused on slow values. It is a simplistic collection that incorporates beautiful materials including organic cottons, … Read More

1 2 3 4 5 6