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5 Ways to Green Your Sewing

You've kicked the habit of disposable water bottles and bring your own bag every time you hit Joann's Fabric store. In many ways sewing itself can be the ultimate form of going green. It's an empowering skill set that allows you to alter, repair, and create garments or projects that can live on beyond our landfills. In honor of Earth Day, I want to share with you 5 ways you can green your sewing or sewing room today! If you have some spare time take an in-depth look at sewing green in my Guide to Sewing With a Conscious.


1. Reuse Storage Solutions
Baby food jars, Tupperware containers, take out boxes- they all offer easy and inexpensive storage solutions for your home studio. Not only do their clear sides make it easy to find what you need, but when grouped together their organizational appeal is easy to appreciate.


2. Source Reused & Repurpose Fabrics 
Beyond hunting fabrics and repurposing clothing found at second hand stores the internet opens up a wide resource fo…

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