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Home Sewn: Handmade Clothes Make a Comeback

Home Sewn: Handmade Clothes Make a Comeback Alex McKeon shows off a T-Shirt she sewed -- one of many garments she's made herself. Increasingly, Islanders are rediscovering the benefits of making their own clothes.

By Jenn Hemmingsen

Like many people, Alex McKeon thought garment sewing was “out of her league” before she tried it. The accomplished weaver remembers being awed by people who sewed their own wardrobes.

“After my first class, I was stunned

Get Ready to ReFashion: Sustainable Showcase Returns on May 19

Get Ready to ReFashion: Sustainable Showcase Returns on May 19

ReFashion Bainbridge is gearing up for Fashion in the Forest, the 8th Annual ReFashion Show at IslandWood’s Welcome Center, on Sunday, May 19. The event will showcase the transformative power of upcycling and reusing textiles to promote sustainable fashion.

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Watching the Parks District “Preserve” our Beloved Moritani Preserve is Hard to Observe When Reality Sets in

Watching the Parks District “Preserve” our Beloved Moritani Preserve is Hard to Observe When Reality Sets in

Like thousands of other islanders, we cherish our parks and trails. They are a wonderful escape and repose from the stress of everyday life.

We, too, realize that the parks and park lands are living, breathing organisms that sometimes require …

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. with a Day of Service at Blakely Harbor Park and two Special Events Presented by BIMA

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. with a Day of Service at Blakely Harbor Park and two Special Events Presented by BIMA

Make it a day on, not a day off and sign up today for the annual and wholly amazing MLK Day of Service at Blakely Harbor Park! 10am – 1pm Monday, January 15th.

Join Bainbridge Island Metro Parks and …

REFASHION SHOW 2023 “FASHION IN THE FOREST” COMING TO ISLANDWOOD ON MAY 21ST

REFASHION SHOW 2023 “FASHION IN THE FOREST” COMING TO ISLANDWOOD ON MAY 21ST

The 7th annual (except for 2020) Bainbridge Island ReFashion Show (previously known as the “Trashion Show”) will take place on Sunday, May 21, 2023 from 1:00-4:00 PM at IslandWood on Bainbridge Island.

The Bainbridge Island ReFashion Show is an entertaining …

Environmental Conference looks at climate change on “Our Unruly Island Home,” March 25th at Bainbridge High School

Environmental Conference looks at climate change on “Our Unruly Island Home,” March 25th at Bainbridge High School

Keynote speaker is Madeline Ostrander, journalist and author of “At Home on an Unruly Planet” 

Seattle science journalist and author Madeline Ostrander will be the keynote speaker at the 2023 Bainbridge Island Environmental Conference, “Our Island Home on an Unruly …

Jeannette Franks on volunteering, activism and her new book, Intentional Aging – 7 Practical Actions to Live Well and Minimize the Risk of Dementia

Jeannette Franks on volunteering, activism and her new book, Intentional Aging – 7 Practical Actions to Live Well and Minimize the Risk of Dementia

I first connected with Jeannette Franks through her work with Weed Warriors, which she founded in 2003 and remains an active participant of the organization. Up until recently, I had no idea that Jeannette wasn’t just an environmental volunteer, …

Make January 16th a “day on not a day off” and join Bainbridge Island Metro Parks & Recreation District for their annual Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service at Blakely Harbor Park

Make January 16th a “day on not a day off” and join Bainbridge Island Metro Parks & Recreation District for their annual Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service at Blakely Harbor Park

After a three-year pandemic hiatus BI Parks and its partners, including Blakely Harbor Park’s neighbor IslandWood, Sustainable Bainbridge and the BI Parks and Trails Foundation, are back hosting the annual Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service.…

Bainbridge Prepares Snares Top National Honors for its Work Organizing COVID-19 Clinics

Bainbridge Prepares Snares Top National Honors for its Work Organizing COVID-19 Clinics

If you’re a local and you received a COVID-19 vaccine shot and a subsequent booster sometime during the past two years, you’re likely to be familiar with Bainbridge Prepares, the island non-profit that organized and staged a whole bevy

Weed Warriors Fabulous Free Holly Handout 2022

Weed Warriors Fabulous Free Holly Handout 2022

Weed Warriors are thrilled to hold their annual “Fabulous Free Holly Handout” at Town & Country Market on Winslow Way starting at 10am on Saturday, November 26th.

They will distribute small, medium, and large free bundles of holly with a …

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