Tank from a Skirt DIY

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Today is Fashion Revolution Day! I am taking part in the HAULternative movement which instead of traditional hauls of cheap, fast-fashion clothes, people create hauls of vintage, second-hand, DIY, investment, rented, or swapped clothing. I created a video of garments I updated and customized. One of the items was a skirt which I turned into a tank top. I found … Read More

How To Dye Silk with Roses and Irises

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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

DIY Scrap Material Bunny

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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

Onion Skin Drop Stitch Scarf

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Onion skins are a readily available and lovely natural dye, easily accumulated in your own kitchen or you can ask grocery stores or restaurants. The resulting colours are a range of golden-yellows and oranges. The more you have the better! I usually boil the skins for 30-40 minutes, add the fabric or fibre and keep warm for about an hour … Read More