Earth Day, Fashion Revolution, MMM and Sustainable Sewing

It’s Fashion Revolution Week and Friday is Earth Day. Plus it’s almost time for Me Made May! This week is a great time to slow down and reaffirm what I strive to achieve in my sewing and creative practices. Reuse and recycle old clothing and textiles Mend and repair Use organic and sustainable fabrics and notions whenever possible Keep it Local Look for Fair trade and ethical production …

Fashion Revolution Day 2015

It’s Fashion Revolution Day!  Show your support by asking  #whomademyclothes on social media.  On April 24th 2013 the Rana Plaza Factory collapsed in Dhaka,Bangladesh killing 1133 workers and injuring 2500 more.  As a maker I’m wearing my handmade clothes inside out today to raise awareness and show solidarity.  One of the  goals of #FashRev is to encourage the fashion industry to be more transparent and fight for the ethical treatment of workers in the garment industry. I’m …