Artisan Profile: Fernando Cruz, Sancti Spiritus, Cuba

IMG_20160229_160710652_HDRI’d  heard about him through word of mouth. He uses local clay and had opened his own workshop. So I’m on a bike in the scorching afternoon sun and the dusty dirt roads are beginning to all look the same. Amongst the brighly coloured cinder block buildings and helpful abuelas taking in their laundry, I see it at last: a cluttered clay workshop where topless men waft cigarette smoke and work boisterously.  Continue reading “Artisan Profile: Fernando Cruz, Sancti Spiritus, Cuba”

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Whites Upcycled Project (WUP)

6-bundles-web-1024x822With approximately 12 million tons of textile waste being generated each year in North America amounting to approximately 68 lbs of waste per household per year —85% of which winding up in landfills, it’s time we both curb consumption and upcycle what we’re not wearing! Continue reading “Whites Upcycled Project (WUP)”

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New Digital Downloads on Etsy

Learn how to make these original designs:

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Art of Making an Earth Oven


The Simple Art of Making an Earth Oven

Kiko Denzer, earth oven builder and sculptor, gives a step by step guide to making beautiful, outdoor ovens.

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Fibresheds Hit Canada

Fibresheds \ Photo by Paige Green


Fibresheds Hit Canada

In BC? Check out the Vancouver, Sunshine Coast and Salt Spring Island Fibresheds!

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