ethical · fair-trade · lifestyle

Prana: An Ethical Choice of Clothing

I really love advocating Fair Trade and ethical companies.  As a resources adviser for Justice Network, I have already curated a large list of trusted companies that do not involve slave labor and source their materials carefully. Prana is dedicated to creating sustainability not only in their practices, but also in their quality of materials… Continue reading Prana: An Ethical Choice of Clothing

lifestyle · quilt · quilting · Quilts

Blue Log Cabin Quilt

I believe every January through March I take the longest in between quilts.  This has happened now for the third time in between those months, the only difference is I did finish a quilt  this January!  I started this quilt in February. Because I had painted my sons’ bedroom walls, I figured I needed to… Continue reading Blue Log Cabin Quilt

family · homeschool · homeschooling · lifestyle

Field Trip: Book Publishing, Printing, and Binding

My eldest brother works for a small book publishing company where he prints and binds books all day (not really sure if I am allowed to say the company, so I just won’t).  There are only a few people who work there (only two people are in my brother’s department). They print books in all… Continue reading Field Trip: Book Publishing, Printing, and Binding

lifestyle · quilt · quilting · Quilts

Little Houses in the Big Woods Quilt

I really love trees, woods, mountains, and little houses.  I really love the Little House on the Prairie books, so the name of this quilt goes in line with the first book from the series. I have had the pattern for this since I started quilting, another from this book.  Since the trees are paper… Continue reading Little Houses in the Big Woods Quilt