DIY: Upcycle a Denim Shirt or Jacket

I’ve been on a wonderfully fun DIY kick lately, and most of it has revolved around transforming my wardrobe. I’m not much of a sewer, and I’ve always let this weakness hold me back from doing projects I was really interested in. But, not anymore! I finally dived in and started doing alterations on my [...]

Fair Trade Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13. Many people love doing something special for their moms on this day because, put simply, we just wouldn’t be around without them!
If you are planning on buying something special for your mom on Mother’s Day, then one of the best things I think you can do is to choose [...]

What to Dye with Natural Dyes

Last year I wrote a post on how to dye fabric with natural dyes. And there’s no doubt that using natural dyes is one of the safest, most environmentally-friendly ways to add some wonderful color and character to your clothes and fabrics. For instance, the marigold pictured above is common in many yards and gardens, [...]

Love from Nepal, Part II

I lovelovelove when Ed visits our artists in Nepal and India, because it means I have wonderful pictures to share with all of you!
Here are some more lovely images from Ed’s latest trip to Nepal.

Ed’s Latest Trip to Nepal

So, Ed just got back from an amazing trip to Nepal. He worked with our artisans on new designs for Earth Divas, and he took a ton of amazing pictures and video of how our bags are actually made!

Below, you can see some of the dyed garments drying in the sun.

The fabric is dyed by [...]