Words of Wisdom - Green Crafting Tips & Hints 

Environmentally friendly tips and hints for "Going Green" when crafting, sewing, quilting and more. Read and enjoy some of the crafting "green" ideas.

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BARBIE CLOTHES
Recycle old prom/wedding attendant dresses into Barbie clothes. Needlepointers.com
BATTING SCRAPS
There are several uses for batting scraps such as using them to stuff pillows and stuffed animals or piecing them together to use in quilts. Another ideas is to use the small scraps to dust around the sewing room. Needlepointers.com
CEREAL GIFT BOX
Turn a cereal box inside-out to create a custom gift box or mailer. Repurposeful
img FLOWER VASE
How to use salad dressing bottle as flower vase. Needlepointers.com
img KIDS ART APRON
Repurpose an over-sized tee shirt into an art apron. Needlepointers.com
OLD THREAD SPOOLS
Wrap ribbon and other fancy embellishments around old thread spools so it will be easier to work with. Quilt Bug
PACKING MATERIAL
Shred junk mail and junk catalogs to use as packing material for shipping items. Needlepointers.com
PICTURE FRAME HANGER
A green idea for recycling soda tabs. A quick study picture hanger can be made by screwing a soda tab into a frame and use it to hang the frame. Needlepointers.com
SEWING - "GOING GREEN"
Reuse! Recycle! Years ago people saved the buttons and zippers from worn out clothes. Today, we have the habit of purchasing these items new. Rethink, reuse and recycle these sewing notions and save money and the environment. Needlepointers.com
YARN - "GOING GREEN"
Knitting and crocheting yarn can be expensive. To save money, repurpose old sweaters by reusing the yarn. Another source for old sweaters would be a local thrift shop. Needlepointers.com
YARN HOLDER - "GOING GREEN"
Take a cannister such as one from oatmeal and poke a hole in the lid. Put your skein of yarn in the cannister, thread it through the lid and work your project. Family Corner

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