Sustainable Shopping: How to Spot a Greenwashing Brand

It’s an unfortunate truth about the textile industry: it is by far one of the world’s largest polluters. According to the UN Environment Program, one garbage truck’s worth of textiles is wasted every second, and 92 million tons of textile waste gets dumped in landfills each year. And that’s just in terms of solid waste […]

Maker Mondays: Erin Kerbert on the Endless Potential of Artmaking

Erin Kerbert has all the best qualities of a creative mind: a committed work ethic, sharp problem solving skills, and of course, a boundless passion for her craft. In addition to being the Director of Product Design and Operations for Linda Cabot Design, she is a top-notch visual artist in her own right, creating colorful […]

Maker Mondays: Tara Thorn on Creativity, Support, and Cedar and Cypress Designs

Tara Thorn and her small business, Cedar and Cypress Designs, create more than just gorgeous handmade jewelry – they create a community. A social enterprise business model, Cedar and Cypress Designs partners with independent artisans in Haiti to bring beautiful and sustainable pieces to life, ensuring stable employment for many expert makers in the process. […]

Maker Mondays: Catherine Gentile on Quilting and Community

Catherine Gentile has always been an artmaker. An immaculate quilter and knitter, she has spent her life sharing her knowledge and passion for textiles with generations of women across Massachusetts, from her time spent running the quilting department at Boston’s legendary Windsor Button Shop, to teaching her own courses as the owner of the Button […]

Sustainable Crafts: How to Make a Scrap Fabric Coaster

At Linda Cabot Design, we’re committed to using every last piece of our fabric to make something beautiful. Which means we know that there are plenty of ways to get crafty with excess materials! If you’re looking for a fun, sustainable way to use up extra craft fabric or unwanted clothing, check out the cute […]