Sashiko Tools: Black Masamune Tailor's Shears low- and zero-waste stitching tools Jul 01, 2024

Disclaimer: This blog post was written in collaboration with Shokunin Store,...

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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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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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Reading list: mending, upcycling, and sustainability low- and zero-waste reading Feb 02, 2023

It's no secret that sustainability, upcycling, and mending are important to...

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Low- and zero-waste sashiko gift ideas low- and zero-waste slow living Dec 03, 2022

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! 

December is upon us,...

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Zero and Zen: Sashiko and zero waste jacket diy low- and zero-waste stitching upcycling Sep 15, 2022

Note: This collaboration is currently not available.

I’m excited to...

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11 Delicious pumpkin recipes low- and zero-waste slow living upcycling Nov 26, 2021

Many of you know its a custom here in the northern hemisphere to celebrate...

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DIY - Six Remembrance Day poppy brooches diy low- and zero-waste Nov 11, 2021

Its that time of year when we start seeing red poppies appearing pinned to...

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Japanese bento bags diy low- and zero-waste Jul 09, 2021

I stumbled across this delightful bag by @themacribosewing recently whilst...

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DIY - Wool wash diy low- and zero-waste slow living May 12, 2021

It’s getting to that time of year when my knitted sweaters are almost...

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