A Toy Car!

I'm busy with my master's thesis but also have other things going on. We finally saw the announcement of the Project for Awesome video winners today. Sadly we weren't among the winning groups. But we must have been very close. We were featured on the main event and got many…

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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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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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Operation Christmas Child!
Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child!

It's still over 2 months until Christmas. But you can already feel Christmas coming: Christmas cookies are on the shelves, oranges are coming in season, and "Operation Christmas Child" will be open for donations very soon. For those of you who aren't familiar: "Operation Christmas Child" is an organization that…

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Recycling Fabric: Cardigan Cat!

School started two days ago. Time for reading and writing academic stuff. But on Sunday, I still had time to do a creative project: my favorite cardigan was falling apart around the elbows, and I wanted to give it a new purpose. So, I took up my sewing supplies and…

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Clean up with a Big Fish!

I will be doing an internship in Seattle, starting in February 2020. As part of the prep, I want to declutter and get my dorm room ready to rent out. But as an artist, I hate to throw material away. The solution: Make as many projects as possible between now…

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Recycling Art Bag!
Recycled Shopping Bag

Recycling Art Bag!

For the past few weeks, you could find a large quantity of plastic trash on the floor of my room. And it was not because I had been eating too much candy, it was because of an art project: I decided to do a bit of recycling and turn plastic…

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