Flower Eco Printed Cotton Shirt

For the 4th of July this year we decided to start a little project with some of the fresh flowers in our yard and a cotton t-shirt. I had previously prepared the shirt by following the directions for mordanting cotton with alum outlined in Wild Colors by Jenny Dean. Despite some excitement over the sumacContinue reading “Flower Eco Printed Cotton Shirt”

DIY Denim Heat Pack

We recently had a night that threatened frost… so this post is right on time! What you need:Old jeans. The softer the better, but not too threadbare or you may lose some rice.Rice.A sewing machine. Not strictly necessary but makes life easier. Tea. Makes everything easier. These jeans were the husband’s. They have a holeContinue reading “DIY Denim Heat Pack”

Baby Wipes – Tutorial

We try to be reasonably green around here… and I like to keep the chemicals touching my baby to a minimum. We cloth diaper as much as possible and I wanted a way to use plain water to wipe the little baby bottom. Although we ended up with several baby washcloths from a variety ofContinue reading “Baby Wipes – Tutorial”