Venice Biennale 2024: A Textile Perspective slow living travel Jul 16, 2024

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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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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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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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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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30 Mends in 30 Days challenge organizing slow living stitching Oct 16, 2023

I am thrilled to introduce you to Leenie Hobbie, an artist and crafter based...

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The Art of Slowing Down reading slow living stitching Jul 01, 2023

If you've spent much time on the internet, you've probably heard the term...

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My phrase of the year for 2023 slow living Jan 06, 2023

Each year, I like to focus on a word to carry through the year, rather than...

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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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