06 Mar '12, 3pm

From Cloth Pads to Crocheted Tampons: DIY Menstrual Supplies - Crafting A Green World

From Cloth Pads to Crocheted Tampons: DIY Menstrual Supplies - Crafting A Green World

You probably already know that with so many sustainable, reusable menstrual supplies out there, there’s no reason to use disposable ANYTHING during your period. But even though there are a lot of great manufacturers of reusable menstrual supplies out there, if you’re feeling crafty, there’s no reason why you couldn’t make nearly everything that you need all by yourself. When you DIY, you can make your stuff extra comfy, extra cute, of just the right absorbency, and even completely from stash, if you’re super-resourceful. Check out the following tutorials for comfy, cute, customizable, and stash-busting DIY menstrual supplies: *menstrual pad patterns: The She Who Runs in the Forest site, in the wide world of the internet, is a classic for those who sew their own menstrual pads. My favorite pattern, and the pattern that I used for the pad above, is the panty liner , but othe...

Full article: http://craftingagreenworld.com/2012/03/06/from-cloth-pads...

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blog.sustainablog.org 14 Mar '12, 5pm

Cob is a well known material in the world of eco-friendly, sustainable housing. Made of clay, straw and sand, it’s extreme...