Arts & Crafts

Shoe making workshop

Shoe making workshop

I discovered this workshop through a Facebook ad. I rarely pay attention to ads, however this one piqued my interest. You know how much I love making things from scratch, from baking bread, knitting, sewing, etc. There’s nothing more fun than to transform materials in […]

Removing decorative belts from pants

Removing decorative belts from pants

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Giving clothes a second life

I decided to start a series about mending and making small clothes alterations. As you know, I do love to start new projects but what you might not know is I don’t like to mend very much, I consider it super boring, I’ve been doing […]

Sewing Cloth Napkins

Sewing Cloth Napkins

Switching from paper towels to cloth napkins was one of the easiest changes to reduce waste, not only it feels more grown up but it’s also more eco friendlier. Until now, I’ve been using napkins given by my mom that she didn’t use, but it […]

Reusable bags made of men’s shirts

Reusable bags made of men’s shirts

As you know, I’ve been sewing a lot lately, I say a lot for me, probably not a lot of time for those who sew all the time. I’ve been enjoying sewing and creating in general, it has been huge for me. Ever since I […]

Sewing “Acacia” panties

Sewing “Acacia” panties

I actually wanted to start sewing again to make my own underwear. I was thinking on how I needed some new pairs and asked myself “why not make them myself?”. I’m always excited to make things from stratch, from clothes to food, it’s something that […]

How to make your own reusable produce bags

How to make your own reusable produce bags

In 2017 I started to use reusable produce bags, it’s a good way to be more eco-friendly and it’s not difficult, how many plastic bags do you use in a week? If you buy a fair amount of vegetables and fruit like I do, it […]

Lined Drawstring bag – Knitting Project Bag

Lined Drawstring bag – Knitting Project Bag

My mom’s sewing machine always had issues. Both my parents tell me how much time they spent researching the best machine they could afford, how they bought it used and still spent around 200€ (twenty years ago), so it’s sad that it never worked as […]

Knitted Mug Cozy

Knitted Mug Cozy

It never stops to amaze me how quickly time passes. My Ravelry, tells me that it has been 6 and half years since my last knit, until I saw this It would have been hard to believe it has been so long since I knitted! […]

Ironing Board Makeover

Ironing Board Makeover

A couple of days ago I finished to renovate my ironing board. It used to look like this: It belonged to my parents but they gave it to me when I went to live to my apartment as they had a newer ironing board. This […]