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How to Make a Camper Potholder with Pattern

How to Make a Camper Potholder with Pattern

When we downsized, we REALLY downsized, which has been a blessing. But, then I started cooking more and, frankly, I needed more potholders than I had originally thought. Two just aren’t enough with a bigger family. Towels are great, but those have a specific use,…

DIY Reusable Tea Bags

DIY Reusable Tea Bags

If you are like me you love a nice tea to sip on just about any time of the day. As I was having my cup of tea the other day it dawned on me that I could make my own reusable tea bags. This…

DIY Reusable Makeup Remover Pads

DIY Reusable Makeup Remover Pads

As a family, we are always looking for ways to reduce waste. The greatest way to reduce waste and work towards zero waste living is to stop using one-time use things like disposable makeup remover pads. Due to this, my latest project was to create…

DIY Zero Waste Kitchen Sponge

DIY Zero Waste Kitchen Sponge

I was using my dish sponge, you know those blueish ones you can buy at the store, to clean up after dinner and realized there has to be a better way as it always gets smelly after so many uses. My husband said why don’t…

DIY Zero-Waste Produce Bags

DIY Zero-Waste Produce Bags

I am always looking for new ways to reduce waste especially plastic and paper waste with my family. The reusable shopping bags are great but then I noticed a lady using homemade produce bags and I was like I bet I can make those. I…

How to Sew a Headband with T-Shirt Scraps

How to Sew a Headband with T-Shirt Scraps

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…

Oilcloth Lunch Bag Tutorial

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…

Feed Sack Tote Bag Easy Upcycle

Feed Sack Tote Bag Easy 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.…