beaded clothing

How To Make Beautiful Beaded Clothing – Fast!

Do you love beaded clothing so much you’re inclined to wear it when you’re going grocery shopping or even just doing laundry at home? Have you ever looked at a beaded garment and thought, “Wow – I really love that but I don’t have the…

Boldly Beautiful Summer Bohemian Fashion

Bohemian women's dresses made from recycled sari silk are designed to make a statement with forever-stylish silhouettes. The silk dresses can make you look and feel sexy, uniquely printed upcycled sari dresses make you stand out in a crowd. Vivid bohemian tribal and floral patterns…

Types of Beads to Use on Beaded Clothes

Beads come in many sizes, colors, shapes and styles. Use any of these sizes, colors, shapes and styles you like to make beaded clothes. Bold, large ones make a big statement. Small ones add a subtle, classy touch. But massed together, small beads can be…

Why Vintage Adidas Clothing Will Always Be Part Of My Clothes Collection

The Appeal of Vintage Adidas Clothes The Dassler Brothers Sports Shoe Factory, established in 1920 by brothers Rudolf and Adi employed a workforce of 25 and assembled 100 pairs of shoes a day. In 1948, the brothers split their forces and each one began his…

Crafting Therapy Changed My Life – Could It Change Yours?

The Benefits of Crafting Therapy Crafting therapy as a way to improve one’s outlook on life has been used by occupational therapists for decades. Besides improving motor skills and keeping hands and fingers supple and flexible, the simple pride of creating a finished product can…

upcycled leg warmers

Can Upcycled Clothing Help Save the Planet?

This is a guest post by a fellow Asheville-based upcyled clothing refashionista. Her name is Julia McDowell of Perpetual Muse Designs, and here is her story. Saving the World, One Fabric Scrap at a Time. . . I work from home alongside my amazingly supportive…

10 Minute Free DIY Door Draft Stopper Project

This DIY Door Draft Stopper Project Takes About 10 Minutes And Costs Zero $! The weather has been crazy cold this winter, hasn’t it? NOT my idea of fun! But recently I recalled my mother teaching me how to make a fun door draft stopper…

Fashion Kills: The Seamy Underpinnings of the Fast Fashion Industry

Fashion Kills: The Seamy Underpinnings of the Fast Fashion Industry Back in the 1960’s the term “fast fashion” had not yet been coined. Back then it was considered cool, sensible, and smart to take good care of your clothing. If a blouse was wrinkled you…

Ethical Clothing Companies

Mandy’s List of Ethical Clothing Companies

Clothing Companies That Put People and The Planet Before Profit All of these ethical clothing companies focus on creating sustainable fashion, putting the planet and the people first, before profit. While this list of slow fashion brands is by no means comprehensive, it will at…

Colorful Household Items Reviews

5 Colorful Household Items That Will Brighten Your Life: My Top Picks

Can Colorful Household Items Brighten Your Life? Many people find that having a colorful home can be very therapeutic and I am one of them. I used to ignore the importance of color. It seemed frivolous or somehow childish to insist on being surrounded by brightly colored…