Saturday, April 30, 2011

The 3 R's

Reuse -- Recycle -- Repurpose

I can say that in recent years these three words have become more important to me but in all reality they have ALWAYS been a part of my life...mostly out of sheer necessity.
Yes, I admit I am a HUGE packrat...but this is because of my upbringing. My Granny saved EVERYTHING, this trait was passed on to me -- this is why I snip the buttons off of shirts before I turn them into rags. Hence, my BAZILLIONS of buttons and why I save old bread bags for various things like "pooper" scooping the back yard.

I have a picture of my Mom as a little girl wearing a dress Granny made from flour sack fabric...and stories about making quilts from feed sacks!

So the question comes...what do i do with my chicken feed sacks? Now these days they are made from a poly woven fabric so I decided to try this...

Just add thread!

This one is a bit large, afterall it's made from a 50lb sack. But I see many various uses for a bag this size. The next one may be a bit smaller, especially since I'll have plenty more bags necessary to feed The Girlz!

Keep on Knittin' & Spinnin'!!

1 comment:

Channon said...

I love it!!!!!!!! That's awesome, Robin.