8 Creative Uses For Flour Sack Towels

What are flour sack towels you ask?  Well, they are large thin towels that are sold in the kitchen section of stores like Walmart.  They also can be found on Amazon.  They make great dye blanks so dye junkies like me love them.  The great part is they can be used for so many purposes! 

Except that most people who see my listings have no clue what for.   So I decided to make a list of all the ways I’ve thought up so far.  Here goes!

1. Use them in the kitchen!  Covering foods such as ferments, rising dough, or anything you want to keep bugs Read More >>

How I Converted Taylor’s Flats to Fitteds

What you’ll need to make 1 fitted diaper: 2 birdseye flat diapers An old T-shirt 10 inches of polybraid elastic; either 1/4 or 3/8 inch will work.  I buy mine from Verybaby and Wazoodle. Other supplies needed: Rita’s Rump Pocket Pattern or other preferred pattern Serger Sewing machine Coordinating thread    I recommend watching this video to understand the nature of diaper sewing…


My babywearing journey: discovering the Mei Tai carrier and Rebozo wrap

I have been baby wearing for close to 9 months now.  Up until Taylor was 6 months old, all I had ever tried were my trusty ring slings and Moby wrap.  Once she was able to sit up on her own I decided to try out carriers and wraps that would allow me to carry her on my back.  Being the thrifty person I am I searched the web to see if I could find DIY tutorials.

My first project was a Mei Tai.  Here are some pictures of two carriers that I made.

Sunset Strip Mei Tai Cool Stripe Mei Tai

I do love them, but also wanted to try out the long, woven baby wraps that I see seasoned babywearers rocking.  Before I had a Read More >>