Nourishing Stewardship

Thrift Store Haul! Upcycling Fabrics and Summer Baby Finds

Thrifting has got to be one of my favorite ways to save money and support sustainable living. Besides the obvious benefit of saving a ton of money on clothes and household items I already need, – especially with constantly growing kids – thrifting for my family is actually a great way to benefit my community…

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Upcycling Adventures: Turning a Shirtdress into Two Toddler Dress Shirts

I always thought that sewing for little boys was way less fun than sewing for little girls. No dresses, frocks, ruffles, or cute little accents. Just pants, dress shirts, and loads of straight lines. When Kyriakos surprised us (me) by being a boy, my hopes for sewing matching little dresses and bows for Paisley and…

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Upcycling Adventures: Turning a Women’s Shirt Into a Toddler Dress

Part of our quest to sustainable fashion and textiles is making the most of what we’ve already got on hand. When kids are in the equation, it can be a little challenging to make clothes stretch beyond a certain point. Because growth spurts 😉 One of the ways I’m trying to cut down on the…