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5 Eco-Friendly Fabric Projects

Hi, Makers!

People have been a  little more self-aware on the effects we’ve been having on this planet, and you may have realized this movement has been becoming more popular every year. I’ve been personally trying really hard lately to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Some things I’m proud of doing this year is bringing my own tote bags to the grocery store, and eliminating all plastic products from the bathroom. (And let me tell you, finding shampoo, conditioner, and toothpaste without plastic packing was quite a challenge!) I still plan on getting better, and I’m inspired every day by the things all the things you create and share with us, online. Working with fabric has made me realize more opportunities with being eco-friendly too, there are so many things you can sew up that can help the environment. Here are a few my favorite projects below that will help you be green and fulfill that sewing craving!

 

Reusable Snack Bags

Grid-Sandwich-Bags-2Stash your lunch and snacks in a convenient, personalized bag that can be used over and over again, unlike plastic bags that you only use one time.

 

Fabric Planters

Gathered_Planters_4Plants have a way of bringing life in a room...literally. They improve air quality, so why not add a touch of personality to your home and sew up some fabric planters.

Food Wraps

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Reduce waste in your kitchen like clingy plastic wrap, ziplock bags, and aluminum foil with these cute, food wraps that make any meal, extra colorful.

Lunch Bags

Decostitch-&-Icon-Lunchbox-2Ditch the paper and plastic lunch bags, and place your goodies in a stunning lunch bag.

 

Going to Market Tote

Matchmade-Handbag-1

Stop saying yes to plastic bags at the grocery store, when you can walk out in style with this market tote that’s more sturdy and won’t break on you.  

 

I hope these projects inspire you and if you have other suggestions on how to be a little more environmentally-friendly, let me know in the comments below!

 

Keep on sewing,

Jannelle

 

 

 

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