Making Zen + Zen Stitching: What's in a name? collaborations making zen slow living stitching tutorials May 15, 2024

Zen: we know it to mean a state of relaxation, and the word loosely...

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Crafting a Better World: Supporting CARE collaborations May 01, 2024

When I started Zen Stitching back in 2020, it was a way of rolling all my...

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How to Shop Mindfully: A Guide to Conscious Consumption low- and zero-waste slow living Apr 15, 2024

Making an effort to live more sustainably can sometimes feel like an uphill...

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Sashiko and Sustainability: The Art of Visible Mending low- and zero-waste slow living stitching upcycling Apr 01, 2024

Sashiko is not a new practice - in fact, it's quite the opposite! Hundreds of...

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International Women's Day: 10 Zen Women to Follow collaborations stitching women in craft Mar 15, 2024

With International Women's Day on the 8th, March is the month for celebrating...

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3 Top Reasons We Should Make Time to Stitch health slow living stitching Mar 01, 2024

We've all heard the phrase "everyone has the same 24 hours in a day," but I...

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Challenge Recap: Stitch Away the Winter Blues challenge collaborations mystery stitch along stitching Feb 14, 2024

"Light" and "joy" might not be the first words that come to mind when you...

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Sashiko Supplies: What You Need to Get Started stitching tools Feb 01, 2024

Sashiko is an ancient Japanese art that goes back hundreds of years; what...

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A Brief History of Sashiko: Ancient Tradition, Modern Art slow living stitching Jan 15, 2024

With many people searching for simplicity and finding their way to the slow...

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10 Reasons to Start Stitching in the New Year health slow living stitching Jan 01, 2024

'Tis the season for reflecting on the year behind us and setting goals for...

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5 Ways to Reduce Waste for the Holidays diy low- and zero-waste Dec 01, 2023

The holidays are rapidly approaching, and I am always looking for more ways...

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Plastic-Free Poppies for Remembrance Day diy low- and zero-waste stitching Nov 01, 2023

You may be familiar with the popular tradition of wearing a poppy pin leading...

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