Backpack: Done with Detours?

I sewed a backpack out of recycled trash from Uganda and Germany. The backpack contains parts of a yoga-mat, many plastic bags, a plastic lid, recycled African fabric, and a bunch of other "trash". I am not a seamstress, most of the sewing is rough, and some things are not…

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New Year, New Ideas?

What are your hopes for 2021? Do you have dreams, hopes, possibly a list of goals? Or have all those things become pointless amidst a pandemic and other worries? A goal can be intimidating, even insinuate arrogance or the illusion of "I can do everything I set my mind to".…

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A Backpack in the making!
making a backpack

A Backpack in the making!

I got a coat from my friends from Suubi Teen MOPS in Uganda. It is made by recycled plastic bags. But since it is too stiff and small for me to wear, I am turning it into a backpack! I cut the pattern out of brown packing paper. Then, I…

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