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Would You Believe it was Made from Spider Silk?

The world's largest pieces of fabric made from spiders' silk have gone on show in the UK. Lifestyle News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "CmwPdeemmmg1liqb", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.emb…


Create a Handmade Rag Rug for a Holiday Gift

Goal for the next week: Collect as many fabric scraps as possible and cut into strips. Goal for the next few weeks after that: Use my spare time to create a fun, funky rag rug to give as a holiday …


Holiday Alert: A Company Curbs Clothing Consumption

Whether you are on a retail diet or not this holiday season, you’ve got to admire a company like Patagonia that has consistently been at the forefront the environmental movement. Very few companies ge…


P.S. – I Made This: A DIY Book Review (with videos)

Do you judge a book by its cover? When books come my way to be reviewed, it is the cover design that grabs me first. So, even before I cracked open P.S.-I Made This…I See It. I Like It. I Make It. by …


Trim The Waste: Zero-Waste Clothing Design

Here’s a quick Q&A: 1. Do you eat organic food? 2. Do you bring your cloth bags with you when you go shopping? 3. Do you recycle? 4. Do you compost? 5. Do you buy clothes that are made from l…


6 Ingenious Things to Make From Scraps

Breathe new life into old objects and reduce landfill waste by diverting leftover odds and ends that would be relegated to the dumpster into useful items. Call it repurposing, call it recrafting, …


A Mod, Mod World

The world's finest and most comprehensive holdings of 20th-century art, the MoMA in mid-town Manhattan, is the go-to destination for those who want to fuel their love affair with modern design. This w…

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Cool Curtains: Non-Toxic and Eco-Friendly

The great new book Green Guide: The Complete Reference for Consuming Wisely has some really sound advice for curtain-buying and I recommend you follow it for everything but the one thing I could never…


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