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The Weekly Green List #2 – Books, What I’m Reading Now

In this weeks Green List I’m sharing some of the books that I’m reading now.  I have a pretty eclectic bookshelf with topics ranging from DIY, fitness with kids, and a few new cookbooks.  What are you reading right now? … Continue reading

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Reinvention – Sewing With Rescued Materials (Review)

I have flipped through the pages of Maya Donenfeld’s book, Reinvention, the past few months dreaming about which projects I’m going to make first.  Reinvention is an instructional book that uses rescued fabrics like linen, burlap, wool, and denim.  The … Continue reading

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How to Make an Apron Knot Dress

GIVEAWAY ALERT:  You can win a copy of this pattern (in PDF format) to make your own Apron Knot Dress.  Details at the end of the post. I’m feeling the urge to pull my sewing machine back out of the … Continue reading

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Handmade Holiday Gifts

Giveaway alert! Enter to win a prize package from YouCanMakeThis.com valued at over $50 in downloadable patterns. Do you make any of your own holiday gifts?  I always have big dreams of making lots of fun homemade gifts for friends … Continue reading

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Cloth Diapers for Baby Dolls

Day 12 – Baby dolls need cloth diapers too! Starting last December (2009) I’ve been slowly growing confidence behind my sewing machine and sewing up some cute projects around the home.  Lil’ B has recently fallen in love with baby … Continue reading

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The Eco Chic has an Etsy Shop!

I’m a little excited – last night I finally did it – I opened my very own Etsy shop!  Right now there is one lonely little dress waiting for the perfect home – but more items will be added soon.  … Continue reading

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Trash to Treasure – T-shirt Scarf

I have been sewing lots lately and decided to use the fabrics that I have on hand instead of going back to the store to buy brand new, fancy fabrics.  Most of my on-hand fabrics are old, retired t-shirts.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th from our fluffy bum!

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Trash to Treasure Doggy Bed

I usually save these posts for Thursdays but I had to share my latest project with you today.  My sewing machine has been quite busy lately but I’ve put myself on a fabric buying ban!  Seems that I get a little carried … Continue reading

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Trash to Treasure Thursday

My husband cleaned out his drawers a few months back and gave me some of his old t-shirts to experiment with.  I got a sewing machine for Christmas (for myself) and have been learning as I go.  I took a … Continue reading

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