recycled fabric

Sewing and Quilting the Old Way with Glad Rags 2

Ripping apart old clothing and other rags to remake into useful items takes more time than purchasing new fabric, but the rewards – reducing landfill overload, reviving an old-fashioned skill, conserving a treasured memento and saving money – are worth the extra trouble. My mother never visited a fabric store […]

bag pocket

Hanging Clothes Outdoors is More Fun than Ever

We have had to settle for cheap, imported junk for so long, we hardly even grumble anymore or even try to find the quality items we’d really rather have. Inferior goods have taken over every area of our homesteads – from tinny garden hoes to pewter-like screwdrivers and plastic everything. […]