Are you all inspired now to wrap gifts in furoshiki fabric but aren’t sure where to start? One of the suggestions from Furoshiki Faric Wraps was to use a reclaimed scarf or vintage fabric, and I totally love that idea. If you want your furoshiki (or any fabric-based craft project) to have a more modern feel, though, you’re sometimes better off springing for new fabric.
Of course you want to avoid the conventional cotton, and why not support a crafty business at the same time, right? Here are some eco-friendly fabrics from indie designers!
Heather of Hey Designs makes lovely jewelry from reclaimed materials. She says:
I take apart jewelery that myself or somebody else didn’t want anymore and I will find a new use for it, that’s how I acquired some of my beads, findings etc. For my summer collection I also used a lot of shells, [...]
Hey remember Friday Roundups? They’re back, baby!
It’s freezing here in Atlanta. I mean, literally freezing. Our pipes froze on Monday night, and it’s been in the teens and twenties every night for almost a week now.
I enjoy a few things about the cold: the kitties get extra snuggly, it’s sort of fun to [...]