Earth Day Sewing Tips

Happy Earth Day to all you lovely sewist around our wonderful world! I wish you a splendid sewing journey. While you’re working on your brilliant sewing projects today, take a moment and think about how we create and what that impact has on our mother Earth.

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Here are just a few of my tips to share that you may find useful. I hope you’ll try one and pass these on with other tips you use, to your social circles.

  • Take a ‘Slow Sewing‘ pledge.
  • Shop in your closet. Refashion clothes into ‘newer’ items.
  • Donate unused clothing, fabrics, patterns and notions to textile transition orgs or thrifts.
  • Shop for textiles and notions at thrifts and re-purpose shops.
  • Have a wardrobe ‘fashion swap’show. Invite others to contribute.
  • Plan a fat quarter or scrap bag fabric swap picnic/tea party/coffee klatch.
  • Purchase sustainable or renewable fiber cloth locally whenever possible.

What other Earth friendly sewing tips do you use?


Oh, and here is one of my recent fave re-fashion top.


Infographic credit: ctr-logo-horiz


About Chic Mona

Upcycle Diva! Creating affordable handmade fashion accessories, delicious décor and unique gifts in the USA .
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4 Responses to Earth Day Sewing Tips

  1. sewloveable says:

    Great suggestions!!!

  2. What a great post!! And all so tru and I rleaned a few new tips!! Thank you very much, warm greeting form Ohio, Johanna

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