Nine years after the wedding a bride wants to reuse her wedding gown to make a christening dress for her unborn daughter. After so long, the condition of the fabric is a concern. Fortunately the bride preserved it well. Re-using satin brocade brings a beautiful fabric out of a closet and puts it to good use. In the process, author Georgiann Baldino learns about the importance of tradition.
As an alternative to throwing away or immediately recycling the "t-shirt" plastic bags that we come home with from retailers, this will give one short tutorial for a homemade project (a jump rope) that can be made from those bags. Once the project has served its purpose or becomes worn out, it can still be sent for recycling.