How to Sew a Headband with T-Shirt Scraps

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t shirt Headbands

I love how easy it was to learn how to sew a headband with t-shirt scraps. Such a simple project, and a great way to repurpose an old t-shirt. One of the best things about trying to live zero-waste is finding creative ways to make new things from old. I … Read More

Oilcloth Lunch Bag Tutorial

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Oilcloth Lunch Bag Tutorial

Forget boring, brown paper lunch sacks. Follow these step by step instructions to make a fun oilcloth lunch bag! This is a good project if you’re just learning how to sew or have years of experience. It only requires straight lines and a handful of supplies. Choose a brightly colored … Read More

Zero Waste Unpaper Towels

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Zero Waste Unpaper Towels

Making the switch to zero waste unpaper towels in your home is a great way to reduce paper consumption and reduce costs. There is no need to buy paper towels in bulk with these around! Place a basket of the towels next to the sink for family members to easily … Read More

Sew Handmade Cloth Napkins

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Handmade Cloth Napkins

There are lots of reasons to make handmade cloth napkins. They are pretty, easy to make, reduce paper costs, and reduce waste. When you make something yourself, you can control what type of products to use too. If you are sensitive to fabric dyes, you might want to use all … Read More

Easy Beach Towel Cover Up

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Easy Beach Towel Cover Up

Simplify your trip to the beach or pool with an easy beach towel cover up. There is always so much to carry between your towel, cooler, snacks, sunscreen, and the list goes one. Turn your beach towel into a cover up so you can wear it instead of carrying it. … Read More

Mega List of Easy Sewing Projects

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Easy Sewing Projects

These easy sewing projects are fantastic for beginners and experienced folks too. This list is full of ways to sew something useful and cute in a hurry. From useful home projects to just plain fun to sew. I made several of these easy sewing projects to get to know my … Read More

Jar Opener Easy Sewing Project

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Jar Opener Easy Sewing Project

Sometimes you need a little extra traction to open a tight fitting lid on a jar. This jar opener easy sewing project is the solution. I find myself reaching for it almost daily. Plus it can be made with a fabric to match your kitchen and hang on the refrigerator … Read More

Easy Apron Sewing Project from $1 Placemats

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Dollar Store Placemat to Apron Upcycle Easy Sewing Project for Beginner

This easy apron sewing project takes five minutes to make and costs about $2. It is made from two woven placemats from the dollar store, and it’s reversible! There are pockets on both sides, so you can secure your money and phone in the interior pockets. The apron is perfect … Read More

New Homesteader Advice

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Advice for a New Homesteader Beginner

Are you starting you new homesteader or thinking about homesteading? It can be overwhelming to figure out where to begin. What do you do first? Get chickens? Plant a garden? I asked 23 homesteaders what advice they would give to someone new to the homesteading lifestyle. Many of their answers … Read More

Hanging Kitchen Towel Easy Sewing Project

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Hanging Kitchen towel

With one row of sewing and a button, you can make a pot holder with hanging kitchen towel. This is one of those sewing projects that is so easy and obvious, but you will use it every day. Hang the pot holder kitchen towel on the handle of your oven … Read More

Feed Sack Tote Bag Easy Upcycle

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Feed Sack Tote Bag Upcycle

Are feed sacks piling up on your homestead? Don’t throw them away! Repurpose a feed sack into a tote bag. The material is durable enough to withstand quite a bit of weight. The totes are perfect for shopping at the farmer’s market or grocery store. You can make them any … Read More