Microbial Breakthrough to Make Diesel Directly From Non-Food Plant Waste

January 28, 2010 by  
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A group of scientists from both the public and private arenas has announced that they’ve successfully engineered a microbe that contains all the bits required to turn raw plant matter directly into diesel without any refinement or intermediary steps required. The microbe is a modified strain of E

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Fab Fabrics: Organic Cotton and Recycled Quilt Batting

January 19, 2010 by  
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We’re committed to repurposed, eco-friendly fibers around here, and that means we want our crafts to be sustainable from the inside out ! Here are some resources for organic cotton and recycled batting that you can use in your next quilting project! Read more of this story »

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Crafty Reuse: Patchy Belt from Fabric Scraps

January 3, 2010 by  
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Just last week we were talking about your scrap bin as a fabulous, free fabric resource. Today, I ran across yet another amazing project for those little scraps: Miss Prickly’s Patchy Belt! Read more of this story »

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Fab Fabrics: Raid Your Scrap Bin….Again!

December 29, 2009 by  
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We rounded up a bunch of fabric scrap projects back in April, but somehow that scrap stash just keeps accumulating! Sure, all of those leftover bits and pieces can be a pain to store, but they’re also an awesome resource for fabric that’s basically free! Here are just a few more ideas for ways to incorporate those sweet scraps into your crafty projects: Read more of this story »

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Handmade Holidays: Recycled Felt Journal Cozy

November 11, 2009 by  
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The weather is getting colder, and we have a handmade holiday on our minds! Handmade gifts have heart, are better for the environment, and, if you opt to buy, it supports independent artists! If you want to have a totally handmade holiday, now is the time to get started. Over the next couple of months, we’ll be posting about recycled gifts and giftwrap you can make yourself and great handmade finds for sale! Really, it was like kismet. My girlfriend’s birthday brunch was on Sunday, and on Saturday my booth at the Cabbagetown Chomp and Stomp was right next to the lovely Lightdaughter Press .

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